Imperial Valley News Center
Baltimore, Maryland - Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, the division of Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering that administers online and part-time graduate programs, has launched a new financial mathematics master’s degree program that can be completed online.
Baltimore, Maryland - The number of new HIV infections occurring annually in the United States decreased by an estimated 11 percent from 2010 to 2015, while the HIV transmission rate decreased by an estimated 17 percent during the same time period, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania.
Baltimore, Maryland - Seven of the 10 most profitable hospitals in the United States in 2013 – each earning more than $163 million in profits from patient care services – were nonprofit hospitals, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Washington and Lee University.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Although mothers should be celebrated every day, it’s nice to have a special day on the calendar completely devoted to showering them with gifts, hugs and cards signed with, “I love you.” This year, if you’re stumped over what to get your mother for her special day, consider a gift that will keep on giving: health.
Rochester, Minnesota - A Mayo Clinic study suggests laboratory findings do not tell the whole story of how the diabetes drug metformin works to limit the level of glucose in the blood. The researchers found that metformin does not limit the action of the hormone glucagon, specifically glucagon-stimulated glucose production from the liver. The article appears in the journal Cell Reports.
Rochester, Minnesota - A new study shows an estimated 30 percent of outpatient oral antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary. Penicillin and other antibiotics have played a leading role in treating bacterial infections, preventing the spread of disease and minimizing serious complications of disease; however, overuse of the drugs has led to antibiotic resistance.