Tag: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Over-diagnosis and over-treatment of depression is common in the US

Contact: Natalie Wood-Wright nwoodwri@jhsph.edu 410-614-6029 Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Americans are over-diagnosed and over-treated for depression, according to a new study conducted at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study examines adults with clinician-identified depression and individuals who experienced major depressive […]

91st Health Research Report 10 OCT 2010 – Reconstruction

Health Research Report 91st Issue 10 OCT 2010 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  http://www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.engineeringevil.com   http://www.healthresearchreport.me    Editors Top Five:   1. Diabetes risk may fall as magnesium intake climbs 2. J&J, FDA leaders take heat for ‘phantom’ recall 3. Vitamin D deficiency rampant in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery, damaging […]

Mortality Rates Reduced among Children Whose Mothers Received Iron-folic Acid Supplements ( 31 percent reduction )

2009 study posted for filing Offspring whose mothers had been supplemented with iron-folic acid during pregnancy had dramatically reduced mortality through age 7, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Researchers found that other supplement combinations, including the multiple micronutrient supplement, did not […]

No Antibodies, No Problem

    Researchers Identify How Mosquito Immune System Attacks Specific Infections   Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have determined a new mechanism by which the mosquitoes’ immune system can respond with specificity to infections with various pathogens, including the parasite that causes malaria […]

Higher anaphylaxis rates after HPV vaccination: ” significantly higher – 5 to 20 fold – than that identified in comparable school-based vaccination program”

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Kim Barnhardt kim.barnhardt@cma.ca 613-731-8610 x2224 Canadian Medical Association Journal Despite higher rates, HPV vaccine safe for use OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA – The estimated rate of anaphylaxis in young women after human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination was significantly higher – 5 to 20 fold […]

ASU study finds antimicrobials from personal care products in statewide survey of Minnesota’s rivers and lakes – triclosan

Highlights First statewide U.S. survey finds antimicrobial compounds present in sediments of Minnesota’s rivers, creeks and lakes Personal care product active ingredients triclosan (TCS) and triclocarban (TCC) detected in all samples takenupstreamanddownstreamof wastewater treatment plants Among the two known endocrine disruptors monitored, triclocarban was more abundant than triclosan […]

Study finds acute measles supresses HIV replication

Contact: Tim Parsons or Ming Tai paffairs@jhsph.edu 410-955-6878 Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Study finds acute measles supresses HIV replication Replication of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is briefly suppressed during acute measles, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. A […]