Reading Time: 1 minutesWith the number of opioid-related overdose deaths reaching epidemic proportions in the United States, providers and staff at hospitals and health systems are joining together to combat the issue while preventing new cases of addiction.
Reading Time: 1 minutesEllen Mowry, M.D., M.C.R., an associate professor of neurology and epidemiology, and Scott Newsome, D.O., an associate professor of neurology, both of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Neurology, have been approved for a $13.4 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to conduct
Reading Time: 1 minutesVictims of gunshots and stabbings are significantly less likely to die if they’re taken to the trauma center by a private vehicle than ground emergency medical services (EMS), according to results of a new analysis.
Reading Time: 1 minutesIn an analysis of the epigenomes of people and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the National Institutes of Health report that drinking alcohol may induce changes to a cholesterol-regulating gene.
Reading Time: 1 minutesClaire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director at NHS England, said: “NHS services for children and young people are expanding at their fastest rate in a decade. This year the NHS will treat an additional 30,000 children and young people, supported by an additional £280 million of funding.
Reading Time: 1 minutesThe Johns Hopkins Hospital will join the ranks of more than 200 organizations that have been accredited as CEO Cancer Gold Standard employers by meeting standards of excellence in cancer prevention, early detection and quality care for their employees. The accreditation is given by the CEO
Reading Time: 1 minutesJohns Hopkins researchers report they have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the abnormal behaviors the rodents show can be reversed using well-established drug treatments for bipolar disorder, such as lithium.
Reading Time: 1 minutesA “look back” analysis of more than 600 major colorectal surgeries using a “checklist” tool has added further evidence that racial and socioeconomic disparities may occur during many specific stages of surgical care, particularly in pain management.
Reading Time: 1 minutesResearchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Stanford University and the University of Florida report the development of a novel antibody detection technology that holds promise for improving the accuracy of diagnostic tests for type 1 diabetes in young children and making population wide
Reading Time: 1 minutesNHS England has launched a refreshed guide to support health and care leaders to deliver large scale change. The guide will help them meet the challenges set out in the Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View published earlier this year. NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement