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Cost of Clinical Trials for New Drug FDA Approval Are Fraction of Total Tab

Clinical trials that support FDA approvals of new drugs have a median cost of $19 million, according to a new study by a team including researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
24-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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 Add to Favorites

Consumers Cite Health Concerns, Cost as Reasons They Eat Less Meat

Two out of every three participants in a U.S. consumer survey report that they are eating less of at least one type of meat, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...
12-Sep-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bloomberg School Program Awarded $20.5 Million From Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Focus on Urban Youth and Reproductive Health

A global program that addresses the reproductive health needs of people living in poor urban communities—The Challenge Initiative—has been awarded a $20.5-million supplemental grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The award will allow...
10-Sep-2018 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More Daytime Sleepiness, More Alzheimer’s Disease?

Analysis of data captured during a long-term study of aging adults shows that those who report being very sleepy during the day were nearly three times more likely than those who didn’t to have brain deposits of beta amyloid, a protein that’s a...
6-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Commentary: More Malaria Nets Likely Needed Between Campaigns

A new study published in the Lancet journal EClinical Medicine suggests that more mosquito nets are likely needed between mass campaigns to keep malaria cases in check.
27-Aug-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Long-Term Financial Toll of Breast Cancer

The financial fallout from breast cancer can last years after diagnosis, particularly for those with lymphedema, a common side effect from treatment, causing cumulative and cascading economic consequences for survivors, their families, and society,...
22-Aug-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tamar Mendelson Named Bloomberg Professor of American Health

Associate Professor Tamar Mendelson, PhD, an expert in adolescent mental health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been appointed as a Bloomberg Professor of American Health. She will also serve, beginning in October, as the...
15-Aug-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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