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Article ID: 700883

ACA Health Insurance Ads Targeted Younger, Healthier Consumers From 2013 to 2016

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The themes in television advertisements for health insurance plans have shifted over time, possibly reflecting the shrinking pool of health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as well as rising plan premiums.

20-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700497

Gambling Monkeys Help Scientists Find Brain Area Linked to High-Risk Behavior

Johns Hopkins University

Monkeys who learned how to gamble have helped researchers pinpoint an area of the brain key to one’s willingness to make risky decisions.

13-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700693

Octopuses Given Mood Drug ‘Ecstasy’ Reveal Genetic Link to Evolution of Social Behaviors in Humans

Johns Hopkins Medicine

By studying the genome of a kind of octopus not known for its friendliness toward its peers, then testing its behavioral reaction to a popular mood-altering drug called MDMA or “ecstasy,” scientists say they have found preliminary evidence of an evolutionary link between the social behaviors of the sea creature and humans, species separated by 500 million years on the evolutionary tree.

18-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 700811

Study at Johns Hopkins Hospital Leads To Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Study at Johns Hopkins Hospital Leads To Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns 09/20/2018 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More Credit: iStock In a case study published online last week in Academic Medicine, an international team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge and Johns Hopkins Medicine looked at what prevented employees from raising concerns.

20-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700774

Crunched for Time? High-intensity Exercise = Same Cell Benefits in Fewer Minutes

American Physiological Society (APS)

A few minutes of high-intensity interval or sprinting exercise may be as effective as much longer exercise sessions in spurring beneficial improvements in mitochondrial function, according to new research.

20-Sep-2018 7:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700742

Johns Hopkins and Cleveland Clinic Team Up to Participate in $20 Million Award to Study Sugar Molecules

Johns Hopkins Medicine

$20 million will fund four academic centers to launch the National Career Development Consortium for Excellence in Glycosciences Training

19-Sep-2018 8:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700769

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives NIH Grant to Launch Center for Chronic Disease Management and Research

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Managing multiple chronic conditions, studying social determinants of health, and providing community-driven care will be pillars of the new PROMOTE research center to be launched at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON). Funded through a National Institutes of Health P30 grant, the center will advance science in supporting patients with multiple chronic conditions and provide an opportunity for researchers to drive culture change and develop sustainable health care initiatives through innovative research design.

19-Sep-2018 9:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 700761

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Adds 12 to Full-Time Faculty

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added 12 full-time faculty members for the start of the 2018-19 academic year, bringing the school’s total number of full-time professors and lecturers to 103.

19-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT


Article ID: 700648

New World Record Magnetic Field

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Scientists at the University of Tokyo have recorded the largest magnetic field ever generated indoors -- a whopping 1,200 tesla, as measured in the standard units of magnetic field strength. The high magnetic field also has implications for nuclear fusion reactors, a tantalizing if unrealized potential future source of abundant clean energy. The experiments that set the new world record are described in this week’s Review of Scientific Instruments.

17-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700603

Hubble Uncovers Never Before Seen Features Around a Neutron Star

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Astronomers using Hubble's near-infrared vision to look at nearby neutron star RX J0806.4-4123 were.surprised to see a gush of infrared light coming from a region around the neutron star. That infrared light might come from an 18-billion-mile-across circumstellar disk.

17-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT

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