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New Tool For Tracking Cholera Outbreaks Could Make It Easier to Detect and Stop Deadly Epidemics

Algorithms using data from antibody signatures in peoples’ blood may enable scientists to assess the size of cholera outbreaks and identify hotspots of cholera transmission more accurately than ever, according to a study led by scientists at the...
18-Feb-2019 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to Host Symposium to Honor Alumna Dr. Shalon Irving

Public health experts and policymakers will gather at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on Monday, February 25 to discuss policies that could reduce maternal deaths in the United States, especially among black women. The event will...
20-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Inadequate FDA Oversight of Prescribing of Fentanyl Products

A study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and manufacturers did not take action when evidence emerged that potentially lethal fentanyl products were being...
14-Feb-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Survey: Misunderstanding Food Date Labels Linked With Higher Food Discards

A new survey examining U.S. consumer attitudes and behaviors related to food date labels found widespread confusion, leading to unnecessary discards, increased waste and food safety risks. The survey analysis was led by researchers at the Johns...
19-Feb-2019 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Safe Consumption Sites: Study Identifies Policy Change Strategies and Challenges

A new qualitative study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health identifies several key lessons from early efforts to establish sanctioned safe consumption sites in five U.S. communities. The results offer insights on one approach...
13-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Fatal Opioid-Related Car Crashes in Maryland Hold Steady Over Decade

A new approach to defining opioid-related auto fatalities provides insight into the nature and distribution of opioid-involved deaths in the state of Maryland, say the authors of a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...
4-Feb-2019 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

A New Toolkit For Studying How "PARP" Activity Boosts Cancers

A new method developed by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is likely to speed the study of an important biological process called ADP-ribosylation.
1-Feb-2019 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Care Following Opioid Overdoses in West Virginia Falls Short

Only a small fraction of people who had non-fatal opioid overdoses in West Virginia received treatment in the aftermath, a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests. The finding, the authors say,...
29-Jan-2019 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites


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