In the 21 November 2003 issue of AIDS, Heena Brahmbhatt, an assistant scientist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
, and colleagues described a reanalysis of data collected in the 1990s to examine whether controlling sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Ugandan women would lower the rate of HIV infection in these women's newborns.
The team from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
found that sexual enjoyment in women was consistently linked to an empathetic male partner.
Ultimately that desire brought him to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
, where he is using animal models to study the molecular mechanisms of calcium signaling pathways that are short-circuited by lead exposure.
"Microscopic analysis of sputum for TB is cheap and widely available, but misses half of all TB cases," said David Dowdy, MD PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health
and lead author of the study.
Kensler, all of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
, has identified a biomarker that may predict future cases of liver cancer in HBV carriers.
"The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
MPH Program in collaboration with IIHMR will be an important milestone in promoting public health and building capacity of health professionals in India and the South East Asia region," Shiv Gupta, IIHMR Director, said.
"It was somewhat surprising that frequent binge drinking (more than 2 binge drinking days per week, on average), but not occasional binge drinking (more than zero, but less than 2 binge drinking days per week, on average) had a significant association with self-reported insomnia symptoms," lead author Sarah Canham, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in Drug Dependence Epidemiology, John Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
, Department of Mental Health in Baltimore, Md said.
DiPietro, PhD, lead author of the study and Associate Dean for Research at the Bloomberg School of Public Health
and her colleagues followed a sample of 50 high- and low- income pregnant women living in and around Baltimore, Maryland.
The Pew Environmental Health Commission at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
was established in 1998 to develop a blueprint to rebuild the nation's public health defenses against environmental threats, including the ability to track hazards, environmental exposures, and health outcomes.
Rashelle Musci and colleagues from the Bloomberg School of Public Health
, Johns Hopkins University in the US, those who experience depressive and anxious symptoms are often dissatisfied with their bodies and more likely to display binge eating behaviors.
Bahrami, a graduate of the School of Medicine in Tehran, Iran, is a PhD candidate in epidemiology and a MHS candidate in biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
. In nominating Bahrami for the Drotman award, APHA member Ian B.
"Gulf War veterans consistently report experiencing a wide range of symptoms, and this is the case for both American veterans and military personnel from Canada, Australia and other countries who served in the Persian Gulf," said IoM committee chair Lynn Goldman, MD, MPH, professor of occupational and environmental health at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
. "But because the symptoms vary greatly among individuals, they do not point to a syndrome unique to these veterans."