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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...

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...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pledges $500M To Fund Anti-Obesity Programs

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on Wednesday announced that it will spend $500 million during the next five years on programs that address childhood obesity//, particularly targeting minority children, who are at the highest risk for being obese. ....Nearly 25 million children under age 18 are considered obese or overweight, accounting for $14 billion annually in medical expenses, according t...

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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