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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

Burden of Dengue, Chikungunya in India Far Worse Than Understood

New Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research finds new evidence that an extremely high number of people in southern India are exposed to two mosquito-borne viruses -- dengue and chikungunya.
16-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Skin Cancer Marker Plays Critical Role in Tumor Growth

New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that the protein keratin 17 – the presence of which is used in the lab to detect and stage various types of cancers – is not just a biomarker for the disease, but may...
9-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Tsinghua University Establish China-Based Doctoral Program

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Tsinghua University and Capital Healthcare Group, a Beijing-based financial firm, signed an agreement in Beijing on July 2 that establishes a collaborative doctoral degree in public health in...
2-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Support for Overdose-Reversing Drug Low, but Can Be Bolstered with Right Messages

While most Americans do not support policies designed to increase distribution of naloxone – a medication that reverses the effects of a drug overdose – certain types of educational messages about its lifesaving benefits may bolster support for...
29-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Offering Healthier Options at Carryout Stores Improves Bottom Line

A pilot program designed to encourage mom and pop carryout shops in Baltimore to promote and sell healthier menu items not only improved eating habits, but also increased the stores’ gross revenue by an average 25 percent, new Johns Hopkins...
30-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Specialized Therapy – Taught by Lay Persons – Can Aid Vulnerable, Traumatized Children in Developing Nations

A specific type of talk therapy dispensed in the developing world to orphans and other vulnerable children who experienced trauma such as sexual and domestic abuse showed dramatic results, despite being administered by workers with little education,...
29-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Turns 100

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is kicking off a yearlong, globe-spanning celebration of its Centennial year.
29-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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