David Holtgrave, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, was appointed this week to the newly created position of Vice Chair of the Presidential Advisory...
4/22/2014 1:00 PM EDT
Study Finds Association Between SSRI Use During Pregnancy and Autism and Developmental Delays in Boys
In a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently prescribed treatment for depression, anxiety and...
4/15/2014 3:00 PM EDT
Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with obesity apparently to blame for the surge. The researchers also found that...
4/15/2014 3:00 PM EDT
Cognitive Impairment Common Among Community-Dwelling and Nursing-Home Resident Elderly Nearing End-of-Life
More than 70% of elderly Medicare beneficiaries experience cognitive impairment or severe dementia near the end-of-life and may need surrogate decision makers for healthcare decisions. Advance care planning for older adults with dementia may be...
4/4/2014 11:00 AM EDT
Today Truven Health Analytics and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) announced their collaboration in the establishment of the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies (IHPS) at the Johns Hopkins University. The goal of...
4/3/2014 1:15 PM EDT
In a new study from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF), researchers identified a range of factors and challenges related to the perceived risk of soil contamination among urban community gardeners and found a need for clear and...
3/31/2014 2:05 PM EDT
If signed into law, Maryland will join the ranks of over a dozen other states that ban the sale of such products, including Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia.
3/28/2014 4:00 PM EDT
Bloomberg School Researchers Contribute to New CDC Report: Autism Spectrum Disorder Affects 1 in 68 U.S. Children
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that estimates the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at 1 in 68 U.S. children overall, an...
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Johns Hopkins Faculty Contribute to New Report: “Guns, Public Health and Mental Illness: An Evidence Based Approach for State Policy”
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The XIX International AIDS Conference is coming to Washington, D.C., July 22-27. It is the first time in 22 years the conference will be held in the U.S.
7/9/2012 12:20 PM EDT
Public health experts to address complexities of Affordable Care Act.
3/26/2012 11:00 AM EDT