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Infants Introduced Early to Solid Foods Show Gut Bacteria Changes that May Portend Future Health Risks

Infants who were started on solid foods at or before three months of age showed changes in the levels of gut bacteria and bacterial byproducts, called short-chain fatty acids, measured in their stool samples, according to a study from researchers at...
31-Mar-2020 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Autism Rates Up 10 Percent in New CDC Report

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that finds the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among 11 surveillance sites as 1 in 54 among...
26-Mar-2020 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Survey Data Confirm Increases in Anxiety, Depression, Suicidal Thinking Among U.S. Adolescents Seeking Mental Health Care

Nationwide survey data on more than 230,000 U.S. adolescents over the period 2005 to 2018 suggest that anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and other “internalizing” problems account for an increasing share of the adolescent mental health...
23-Mar-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TODAY Live Webcast: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Experts on Coronavirus at 11:30 A.M.

Panelists will discuss the very latest insights about the coronavirus, including the importance of social distancing and testing options.
17-Mar-2020 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Infectious Disease Experts Recommend Using Antibodies From Covid-19 Survivors as Stopgap Measure to Treat Patients and Protect Health Care Workers

Countries fighting outbreaks of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 should consider using the antibodies of people who have recovered from infection to treat cases and provide short-term immunity—lasting weeks to months—to critical health...
13-Mar-2020 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study on Covid-19 Estimates 5.1 Days for Incubation Period

An analysis of publicly available data on infections from the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19 yielded an estimate of 5.1 days for the median disease incubation period, according to a new study led by...
6-Mar-2020 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

COVID-19 Webcast with Johns Hopkins Experts Today Monday March 2 at 11:30 am ET

With COVID-19 now spreading via community transmission in the U.S. and the World Health Organization raising its risk assessment to “very high,” the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will host a 30-minute webcast featuring some of...
2-Mar-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Antidepressant Harms Baby Neurons in Lab-Grown “Mini-Brains”

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have demonstrated the use of stem-cell-derived “mini-brains” to detect harmful side effects of a common drug on the developing brain. Mini-brains are miniature human brain models,...
21-Feb-2020 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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