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Professor and Dean of the School of Education Christopher Morphew — with Jonathan Links, a medical physicist and Vice Provost and Chief Risk & Compliance Officer — takes on the complex, urgent issue of school safety with comprehensive, evidence-based solutions focused on student well-being, safety, and learning success. Visit www.jhu.edu/hopkinsathome to see more lectures.
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FDA is still granting Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 tests, even though the conversation surrounding is shifting to antibody testing. This time Hologic has received EUA for the Aptima SARS-CoV-2 test. The Marlborough, MA-based company received authorization for a COVID-19 detection tool in March. The Aptima SARS-CoV-2 test runs on Hologic’s Panther system. The
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Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, many medical device manufacturers and suppliers are moving at unprecedented speeds to develop and enact updated risk management policies and procedures. Much of what they are developing are plans to help manage manufacturing and supply-chain challenges in times of crisis. As evidenced throughout this pandemic, these policies and procedures are
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Artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, and other key digital technology applications will play a vital role addressing the new healthcare challenges triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a peer-reviewed Special Issue of OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology. COVID-19 is undoubtedly among the ecological determinants of planetary health,Digital health is a veritable opportunity for
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Scientists around the world are racing to develop a vaccine to protect against COVID-19 infection, and epidemiologists are trying to predict how the coronavirus pandemic will unfold until such a vaccine is available. Yet, both efforts are surrounded by unresolved uncertainty whether the immune system can mount a substantial and lasting response to SARS-CoV-2 and
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Latest Pet Health News WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Scientists say they have unlocked the secret to what causes catnip, or catmint, to drive cats crazy. The plant comes from the mint family. It contains enzymes called iridoids that help defend it from being eaten by plant-eating animals. One particular iridoid, nepetalactone, can
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Latest Coronavirus News By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — More than one-quarter of popular English-language COVID-19 information videos posted to YouTube are misleading, researchers warn. There are posts, for example, falsely claiming that drug companies already have a cure for COVID-19, but won’t sell it, and that different countries have
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Latest Coronavirus News THURSDAY, May 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A deal for hundreds of millions of syringes that could be used to quickly administer a possible vaccine against the new coronavirus has been reached between the U.S. government and a private company. The $138 million partnership is with ApiJect Systems America, which makes inexpensive
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Latest Coronavirus News WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Groups that spread vaccine misinformation on social media have more impact than government health agencies and other expert organizations on undecided people, a new study finds. The spread of false information could have significant public health consequences if an effective COVID-19 vaccine is developed, the
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Latest Alzheimer’s News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’re worried about developing Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests that eating more fruits or drinking more tea or red wine might help protect your brain. People who had the lowest amounts of fruits — like apples and berries — and
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Diagnostics company SphingoTec GmbH (“sphingotec”) and 4TEEN4 Pharmaceuticals GmbH (“4TEEN4”) announced today the publication of new data showing that high blood levels of Dipeptidyl Peptidase 3 (DPP3) are indicating upcoming multiple organ failure and mortality risk in burn patients. DPP3 is a proprietary biomarker of 4TEEN4 for hemodynamic instability and cardiac depression. sphingotec has in-licensed
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