COVID-19 Cases in U.S Prisons 5 Times Higher, Death Rate 3 Times Higher Than General Population, Study SaysCoronavirus cases in U.S. prisons are five times higher than the general population and the death rate is three times higher, according to new research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Schools of Public Health.
Johns Hopkins Researchers Ask If Survivor Plasma Could Prevent CoronavirusSurvivors of COVID-19 are donating their blood plasma in droves in hopes it helps other patients recover from the coronavirus. And while the jury's still out, now scientists are testing if the donations might also prevent infection in the first place.
Chocolate, Dairy, Fatty Foods Can Cause Acne, Study FindsIf you're an acne sufferer who has long thought chocolate, sweets, dairy and other fatty foods made your acne worse — even though your doctor said it was all in your head, not your face — you've been vindicated.
FDA Authorizes 15-Minute Coronavirus TestFederal health officials on Friday approved a coronavirus test that can provide results in less than 15 minutes, using the same technology that powers some rapid flu tests.
More Than A Trip: Psychedelic Drugs Being Used To Help People Quit Smoking In Just One DoseResearchers at Johns Hopkins are using psilocybin to help people quit smoking and now they are looking to see what else psychedelic drugs could help cure.
Psychedelics: Can Getting High Improve Your Mental Health?Can the mind-blowing effects of psychedelics help heal our traumas?
University Of Maryland Gets $200M Contract For Flu ResearchThe University of Maryland has received a $200 million contract to research seasonal flu vaccines.
Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive Activities, Study SaysSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
US Suicide Rate Is Up 33 Percent Since 1999, Research SaysThe suicide rate in the United States continues to climb, with a rate in 2017 that was 33% higher than in 1999, new research finds.
Suicide Rates Among America's Young People Continues To Rise, Study ShowsSuicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found.
Climate Change Could Pose 'Existential Threat' By 2050: ReportThe paper, by the Melbourne-based Breakthrough National Center for Climate Restoration, is not a scientific study, but an attempt to model future scenarios based on existing research.
Nerve Stimulation Therapy Lessens Disability In Stroke Patients, Research FindsThere may be new hope for stroke patients: An experimental nerve stimulation therapy helped reduce disability, new research finds.
Males May Be More Likely To Become Addicted To Gaming, Say ResearchersBrain scans of men addicted to online gaming show changes in the brain regions associated with impulsivity, new research presented Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America finds.
Johns Hopkins Univ. Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Over STD StudyBillion dollar lawsuit. Hundreds of people, part of a horrific STD study, sue Johns Hopkins.
Carroll Co. Teen Raises Funds For St. Jude'sShe's only 13 and has cerebral palsy, but that hasn't stopped one Carroll County teen from reaching out to help others.