FDA Delay Raises Slim Hope for Muscular Dystrophy Drug Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly-contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine.
Use Obesity Surgery More Often for Diabetes, Guidelines UrgeInternational diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese.
HEALTH ALERT: Zika Cases Triple In USZika virus cases have now tripled in the US. The sharp rise in the numbers is due to how the government is now counting cases.
New Poll Shows Strong Support For Paid Family Leave ProgramsTime off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from the job to be paid.
Hopkins Med Students Will No Longer Train On Live AnimalsStudents at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will no longer train on live animals, Hopkins announced Wednesday.
New Penis Recipient Looks Forward To Being A `Complete' ManThe recipient of the nation's first penis transplant says he is looking forward to walking out of the hospital a "complete" man.
Health Violations Reported At 30-Plus Baltimore Food ServicesThe Baltimore City Health Department has made available online all the recent restaurants and food establishments that have been closed due to health and safety violations.
Md. Concerns Over Zika Virus Continue To MountThe Zika Virus is not being spread by mosquitoes in the U.S. or Maryland, but some fear that could change.
Stroke Survivor Biking to Baseball Hall of Fame To Help Preserve Babe Ruth's Baltimore LegacyA local stroke survivor is overcoming his troubles by trying to cement Babe Ruth's legacy here in Baltimore.
Health Officials Hand Out Free Zika Prevention Kits In DCHealth officials spent the day handing out free Zika virus prevention kits in Washington DC.
Johns Hopkins Hospital Names 1st Female PresidentShe's a doctor, a mother and an administrator. Now Dr. Redonda Miller is about to become the first female president at Johns Hopkins Hospital in its 127-year history.
Study: Too Much Folate, B12 In Pregnant Women Can Multiply Autism Risk By 17.6A delicate balance must be struck when it comes to the intake of folate and B12 by pregnant women, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health