Baltimore, MD USA
Add to Favorites | Newsroom RSS | Share

Our News on Newswise

Suicide-by-Firearm Rates Shift in Two States After Changes in State Gun Laws

A new study examining changes in gun policy in two states finds that handgun purchaser licensing requirements influence suicide rates. Researchers estimate that Connecticut’s 1995 law requiring individuals to obtain a permit or license to purchase...
1-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Less May Be More in Slowing Cholera Epidemics

An oral cholera vaccine that is in short supply could treat more people and save more lives in crisis situations, if one dose were dispensed instead of the recommended two, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.
24-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Return on Investment Slipping in Biomedical Research

As more money has been spent on biomedical research in the United States over the past 50 years, there has been diminished return on investment in terms of life expectancy gains and new drug approvals, two Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...
13-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In First Year, Two Florida Laws Reduce Amount of Opioids Prescribed, Study Suggests

Two Florida laws, enacted to combat prescription drug abuse and misuse in that state, led to a small but significant decrease in the amount of opioids prescribed the first year the laws were in place, a new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of...
13-Aug-2015 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Transplant Recipients More Likely to Develop Aggressive Melanoma

Organ transplant recipients are twice as likely to develop melanoma as people who do not undergo a transplant, and three times more likely to die of the dangerous skin cancer, suggests new research led by a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...
13-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Developing a Better Flu Vaccine

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers say they have developed a method that could make a nasal spray flu vaccine effective for those under two and over 49 – two groups for which the vaccine is not approved.
10-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Striking a Gender Balance Among Speakers at Scientific Conferences

Increasing the number of female speakers at a scientific conference can be done relatively quickly by calling attention to gender disparities common to such meetings and getting more women involved in the conference planning process, suggests a...
4-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Poor Diabetes Control Found in Older Americans

Only one in three older Americans have their diabetes under control as measured by guidelines set by the American Diabetes Association, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.
21-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our YouTube Videos