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Fungus Makes Mosquitoes Much More Likely to Become Infected with Malaria

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have identified a fungus that compromises the immune system of mosquitoes, making them more susceptible to infection with the parasite that causes malaria. Because environmental...
26-Sep-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awarded $95 Million NIH Grant

The National Institutes of Health today announced that the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, along with the research firm RTI International, will receive a seven-year, $95 million grant to analyze the data from its new Environmental...
21-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Female Sex Hormone May Protect Women From Worst Effects of the Flu

In mouse studies, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found that progesterone – a female sex hormone contained in most forms of hormone-based birth control – appears to stave off the worst effects of...
12-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins University and Michael R. Bloomberg Launch the Bloomberg American Health Initiative

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health today announced that Bloomberg Philanthropies, founded by businessman and philanthropist Michael R. Bloomberg, will give $300 million to create the Bloomberg American Health Initiative to transform...
15-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

2016 Winners of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders Announced Today

Today, the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announced the 2016 winners of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders.
13-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘100 Objects That Shaped Public Health’

In recognition of its Centennial, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has compiled a list of 100 objects that tell some of the most compelling stories of public health over the last century and help us appreciate its vast reach.
13-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dengue Vaccine Could Increase or Worsen Dengue in Some Settings

The only approved vaccine for dengue may actually increase the incidence of dengue infections requiring hospitalization rather than preventing the disease if health officials aren’t careful about where they vaccinate, new public health research...
30-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins: New Department Offers Environmental Health and Engineering Programs

John Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health and Whiting School of Engineering have created a new academic department devoted to tackling environmental issues and their impact on public health
31-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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