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TAMAR MENDELSON NAMED BLOOMBERG PROFESSOR OF AMERICAN HEALTH

Associate Professor Tamar Mendelson, PhD, an expert in adolescent mental health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been appointed as a Bloomberg Professor of American Health. She will also serve, beginning in October, as the...
15-Aug-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Broad ‘Genetic Architectures’ of Traits and Diseases

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a powerful method for characterizing the broad patterns of genetic contributions to traits and diseases.
13-Aug-2018 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Elderly Patients on Dialysis Have a High Risk of Dementia

Older kidney disease patients who are sick enough to require the blood-filtering treatment known as dialysis are at high risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of...
9-Aug-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Support Increases When Opioid ‘Safe Consumption Sites’ Called ‘Overdose Prevention Sites’

“Safe consumption sites,” where people can use pre-obtained drugs with medically trained personnel on hand to treat overdoses, garner higher public support when they are called “overdose prevention sites,” according to a study led by...
8-Aug-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Microbes Go Dark to Stay Warm in Cooler Climates

Microorganisms in colder climates darken themselves to capture more heat from the sun and improve their ability to survive, according to a study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
31-Jul-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sequencing a Malaria Mosquito’s Motherline

A team led by scientists from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has sequenced and annotated the first complete mitochondrial genome of Anopheles funestus, one of the main vectors of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.
30-Jul-2018 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Survey: Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Oppose Cuts to SNAP Program

A majority of registered voters oppose recent efforts to scale back Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits and believe the government should be doing more to meet the needs of people facing food insecurity and other...
25-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Men Might Recover From Flu Faster Than Women

Men may recover more quickly from influenza infections because they produce more of a key lung-healing protein, a study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
17-Jul-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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