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Are You Sticking to Your Diet? Scientists May Be Able to Tell From a Blood Sample

An analysis of small molecules called “metabolites” in a blood sample may be used to determine whether a person is following a prescribed diet, scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have shown.
19-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diagnosing Diabetes From a Single Blood Sample

Diagnosing type 2 diabetes in clinical practice may require only a single blood sample, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
14-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

1.45 Million Children’s Lives Saved by HiB and Pneumococcal Vaccines Since 2000

Childhood deaths from two leading bacterial causes of pneumonia and meningitis, pneumococcus and Hib, declined sharply during the period 2000 to 2015, especially as vaccines against these pathogens were introduced in high-burden countries, according...
7-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awards Scholarship to Displaced Syrian Pharmacist

A Syrian pharmacist who fled his country due to persecution he faced as a relief worker providing essential medications to field hospitals in Aleppo has received a full tuition scholarship to attend the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the...
11-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

RECORDED CALLS BEAT FACEBOOK ADS IN GETTING RESIDENTS TO REQUEST FREE SMOKE ALARM, STUDY SUGGESTS

A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found automated phone calls were far more effective than Facebook ads in getting Baltimore City residents to request a smoke alarm through the city’s free installation program.
6-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAMS, SAFE INJECTION SITES REMAINS LOW IN U.S.

Two strategies that research indicates would help alleviate America’s opioid crisis lack widespread public support, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
5-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Jennifer Wolff to Lead Lipitz Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jennifer Wolff, PhD, MHS, a globally recognized expert on aging and caregiving, has been named the third Eugene and Mildred Lipitz Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management and director of the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated...
1-Jun-2018 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Handgun Purchaser Licensing Laws Linked to Fewer Firearm Homicides in Large, Urban Areas

State laws that require gun purchasers to obtain a license contingent on passing a background check performed by state or local law enforcement are associated with a 14 percent reduction in firearm homicides in large, urban counties, a new study...
31-May-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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