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10/18/2017 - 11:05am

Our handy guide to everything Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics at the 19th annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics + Humanities (ASBH). Join us in Kansas City, October 19 - 22, 2017

10/18/2017 - 11:01am

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine were shocked to find that nearly half of all medical care in the United States is delivered at hospital emergency departments

10/18/2017 - 10:58am

After a Marine attacked an Iraqi restaurant in Portland, Ore., his family said he was provoked by trauma, not hate, and that he needed help, not jail time

10/18/2017 - 10:50am

Bizarre as this seems, researchers have seen hints of a “mother effect” on blood transfusions before. Half a dozen studies have found that recipients were more likely to die after receiving blood from a woman than from a man — though the biggest and most recent did not

10/18/2017 - 6:48am

A recent article in Newsweek reports on a physician, Dr. Jennifer Snyder, who is calling for the formation of a registry of egg donors to help determine the risks to women who “donate” eggs to other women undergoing IVF for monetary compensation. Her motivation in calling for this registry was the death of her daughter at age 31 from cancer after donated eggs on three... // Read More »

10/17/2017 - 3:53pm

Adam Gaffney and our Zackary Berger write, "Single payer bills signal a new era in American healthcare politics"

10/17/2017 - 10:30am

But while at first glance the global trend lines still look promising, Vos says a closer look at the statistics reveal stubborn problems that threaten that rosy picture. Increasingly this year, he says, cracks are starting to show

10/17/2017 - 9:50am

Total costs of Kymriah and the 21 similar drugs in development — known as CAR T-cell therapies — will be far higher than many have imagined, reaching $1 million or more per patient, according to leading cancer experts. The next CAR T-cell drug could be approved as soon as November.

10/17/2017 - 9:39am

A federal judge in Texas invalidated four key patents for the dry-eye treatment Restasis on Monday, dealing a blow to its manufacturer, Allergan, which had sought to protect its patents by transferring them to a Native American tribe

10/17/2017 - 8:57am

A powerful look at the families affected by Brazil's Zika epidemic. Poonam Daryani, who earned an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2017, shares the stories of three families affected by Zika