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Life Expectancy Gains Threatened as More Older Americans Suffer From Multiple Medical Conditions

With nearly four in five older Americans living with multiple chronic medical conditions, a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds that the more ailments you have after retirement age, the shorter your life...
23-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

JAMA Study: Stroke Risk and Death Rates Fall Over Past Two Decades

Fewer Americans are having strokes and those who do have a lower risk of dying from them finds a new study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers.
10-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Rollout Strategy Is Key to Battling India’s TB Epidemic

A new study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers suggests that getting patients in India quickly evaluated by the right doctors can be just as effective at curbing tuberculosis (TB) as a new, highly accurate screening...
14-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Rethinking Fish Farming to Offset Its Public Health and Environmental Risks

As government agencies recommend greater consumption of seafood for its health benefits, a new analysis led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future urges medical and public health professionals to consider the environmental...
14-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Underage Drinkers Heavily Exposed to Magazine Ads for Alcohol Brands They Consume

Underage drinkers between the ages of 18 and 20 see more magazine advertising than any other age group for the alcohol brands they consume most heavily, raising important questions about whether current alcohol self-regulatory codes concerning...
1-Jul-2014 12:30 PM EDT

Deploying Midwives in Poorest Nations Could Avert Millions of Maternal and Newborn Deaths

A modest increase in the number of skilled midwives in the world’s poorest nations could save the lives of a substantial number of women and their babies, according to new analyses by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...
25-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Broccoli Sprout Beverage Enhances Detoxification of Air Pollutants in Clinical Trial in China

Daily consumption of a half cup of broccoli sprout beverage produced rapid, significant and sustained higher levels of excretion of benzene, a known human carcinogen, and acrolein, a lung irritant, in a trial involving nearly 300 Chinese men and...
16-Jun-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Binge Drinking Among Youth Concentrated Among a Small Number of Alcohol Brands; Vodka Often Binge Drink of Choice

Youth who binge drink are often choosing spirits (“hard alcohol”), particularly vodka, and their binge drinking is concentrated among a relatively small number of brands, according to a new study from researchers with the Boston University...
12-Jun-2014 9:10 AM EDT

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