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John Hopkins CGHH program provides Global Health education

The initiative for Center for Clinical Global Health Education was started by Bob Bollinger of John Hopkins who felt that improvement of medical care to patients would improve only if health care providers are trained in a better way//, his initiative was to provide training by John Hopkins through Global health education through telemedicine and distance learning for healthcare providers. Bollin...

A new study by John Hopkins University proposes formula for good health

A healthy diet that replaces some carbohydrates with either protein or monounsaturated fat can substantially reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, resulting in a substantial reduction in overall risk of heart disease, // according to government-funded studies by researchers at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere... ..The Hopkins team found that shifting about 10 percent of calories from carbohydr...

Genetic Experts of Hopkins Assists In Identifying Hurricane Katrina Victims

Genetic experts of Johns Hopkins joined the aid efforts by identifying more than 70 bodies that were recovered after the Hurricane Katrina. // The devastating natural disaster, which hit Louisiana and Mississippi on August 29, took more than 1,200 lives. Even though most of victims were identified by their families and buried, the remaining was identified using DNA analysis. ....Using experience...

Craig Newschaffer of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.

A new study in the US attributes the rise in autism cases the reason that schools are diagnosing autism more frequently.// ..It is not a sudden epidemic so to say. ..Study author Paul Shattuck of the University of Wisconsin at Madison said, there may be as yet unknown environmental triggers behind autism. Still his research suggested the past decade's rise in autism cases was more of a labelling...

Diabetes - New Treatment Approach At John Hopkins

Diabetes, a modern disease, can be now treated by a new approach involving release of sugar by liver cells. Initial experiment were made with mice by scientists // at John Hopkins Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences and McKusick-Nathans Institute for Genetic Medicine. ..The discovery by researchers in Hopkins' Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences and McKusick-Nathans Institute for Genetic M...

Cardiovascular Diseases in India To be Studied Jointly By John Hopkins And Apollo Hospitals

Johns Hopkins Medicine International from the US and Apollo hospitals will undertake a combined study on the genetic reasons of cardiovascular disease in Indians.// ....It was explained that in July last year, Apollo Hospitals had come into an agreement with Johns Hopkins to work jointly in areas like telemedicine, second opinion services, continuing medical education programmes, and participati...

John Hopkins Develops An Online Tool To Help In Research Of Certain Rare Diseases

The research team from Johns Hopkins and made available on the World Wide Web - a database of all genes known to contribute to cilia operations in the body. // ....The researchers had earlier identified flaws in the work of minute, hair-like structures on the surface of cells called cilia as such a common link. They had explained that the so called 'orphaned diseases' all have links associated wi...

Johns Hopkins Computer Scientists Unravel 'Language Of Surgery'

Data collected from robotic medical tools may improve operating room skills – says computer scientists of Johns Hopkins, who are in the process //of building mathematical models to represent the safest and most effective ways to perform surgeries. ..Borrowing ideas from speech recognition research, scientists say that the mathematical models would be the safest and most effective way to perform...

Gene Hunters at Johns Hopkins Close In On Lou Gehrig's Disease

In the first genomewide search for the genetic roots of the most common form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Johns Hopkins scientists// have newly identified 34 unique variations in the human genetic code among 276 unrelated subjects with ALS. ..The 34 so-called single nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs, represent good candidate genes predisposing people to the noninherited form of the fatal n...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Trustees Support Smoking Ban In Public Spaces

The governing board of Medicine of Johns Hopkins today unanimously voted to support behind Maryland legislators’ efforts to ban smoking// in all indoor public spaces in the state. .. ..A resolution passed at a regular meeting of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Board of Trustees stated that the Board 'confirms and states its commitment to the public health of the citizens of Maryland and requests that...

John Hopkins Hospitals- Now at Tokyo

John Hopkins Medical Institutions based mainly in Baltimore, United States, are now spreading their wings with distant shores in mind//. ..As part of that move, a John Hopkins clinic will be set up at Tokyo, Japan. .. City gove...

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

Safety study triggered decision to go beyond standard monitoring and testing schedules// ..Infection control and critical care experts at The Johns Hopkins Hospital have ordered testing for the two most common hospital superbugs for every child admitted to its pediatric intensive care unit. ....The more stringent admission screening methods for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Honors U.A.E. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Transformational contribution to support new clinical tower and research at the Baltimore institution Johns Hopkins officials today announced a significant financial commitment to Johns Hopkins Medicine from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Most of the gift, made in honor of Sheikh Khalifas late father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al N...
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