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Press Release Archive

2014

October 27, 2014
Algae in Your Throat? Scientist Discover Algae Virus in Humans
Johns Hopkins Children's Center - Online Release

September 11, 2014
Magic Mushrooms Help Longtime Smokers Quit
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Online Release

August 18, 2014
Stem Cells Reveal How Illness-Linked Genetic Variation Affects Neurons
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Online Release

July 30, 2014
A Blood Test for Suicide?
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Online Release

May 28, 2014
Steroids Prescribed in the ICU Linked to Delirium
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Online Release

May 13, 2014
Researchers Identify Genetic Marker Linked to OCD
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Online Release

March 31, 2014
Experimental Cancer Drug Reverses Schizophrenia in Adolescent Mice
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Online release

February 18, 2014
Antidepressant Holds Promise in Treating Alzheimer's Agitation
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Online release

February 2, 2014
Experimental care program keeps people with dementia at home longer, study shows
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Online release

January 29, 2014
Less Than Half of Children Treated for Anxiety Achieve Long-Term Relief
Johns Hopkins Children Center - Online release

2013

December 19, 2013
Living at Home With Dementia
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

November 25, 2013
Childhood Exercise May Stave Off Some Bad Effects of Maternal Obesity, Animal Study Suggests
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

November 11, 2013
Johns Hopkins Research May Improve Early Detection of Dementia
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

August 20, 21013
From Johns Hopkins Nursing, Upbeat Findings on Depression
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing - Link to online news release

August 12, 2013
Social Media Guidelines Force Physician Identity Crisis
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics - Link to online news release

August 1, 2013
New Insight Into How Brain 'Learns' Cocaine Addiction
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

May 28, 2013
Family Studies Suggest Rare Genetic Mutations Team Up To Cause Schizophrenia
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

May 22, 2013
Johns Hopkins Scientists Uncover Molecular Roots Of Cocaine Addiction In The Brain And Reveal A Promising New Anti-Addiction Drug
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

May 21, 2013
Genetic Predictors of Postpartum Depression Uncovered by Johns Hopkins Researchers
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

April 30, 2013
Over-diagnosis and over-treatment of depression is common in the U.S.
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health - Link to online news release

March 21, 2013
Serious Mental Illness no Barrier to Weight Loss Success
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

February 26, 2013
PTSD Symptoms Common Among ICU Survivors
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

February 11, 2013
ADHD Symptoms Persist for Most Young Children Despite Treatment
Johns Hopkins Childrens' Center - Link to online news release

February 7, 2013
Hopkins Researchers Uncover Key to Antidepressant Response
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

January 22, 2013
Evidence Mounts for Role of Mutated Genes in Development of Schizophrenia
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

January 17, 2013
Mouse Research Links Adolescent Stress and Severe Adult Mental Illness
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

2012

December 31, 2012
"Protecting" Psychiatric Medical Records Puts Patients at Risk of Hospitalization
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

December 5, 2012
Johns Hopkins Surgeons Implant First Brain 'Pacemaker' for Alzheimer's Disease in United States as Part of a Clinical Trial Designed to Slow Memory Loss
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

November 21, 2012
Six Steps to Reduce Dementia's Troubling Symptoms
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing - Link to online news release

November 19, 2012
Experimental Drug Improves Memory in Mice with Multiple Sclerosis
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

November 1, 2012
Trickle-Down Anxiety: Study Examines Parental Behaviors that Create Anxious Children
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

November 1, 2012
Use of Antipsychotic Drugs Improves Life Expectancy for Individuals with Schizophrenia
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

August 28, 2012
What Babies Eat After Birth Likely Determines Lifetime Risk Of Metabolic Mischief And Obesity, Rat Studies Suggest
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

July 18, 2012
Johns Hopkins Program Enables Those With Dementia to 'Age in Place'
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

July 18, 2012
Cancer and Injuries More Likely in People with Serious Mental Illness
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

July 17, 2012
Johns Hopkins Researchers Link Two Biological Risk Factors For Schizophrenia
Johns Hopkins Medicine -Link to online news release

June 28, 2012
Turning Skin Cells Into Brain Cells
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

May 16, 2012
Johns Hopkins Experts Say Psychiatry's Diagnostic Manual Needs Overhaul
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

May 7, 2012
Deep Brain Stimulation May Hold Promise for Mild Alzheimer's Disease
Johns Hopkns Medicine - LInk to online news release

April 10, 2012
Symptoms That Mimic Epilepsy LInked to Stress, Poor Coping Skills
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

February 27, 2012
Drug-Free Housing for Substance Abusers Leaving Detox Linked to Fewer Relapses
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

2011

December 18, 2011
Johns Hopkins Researchers Slow Progression of Huntington's Disease in Mouse Models
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

December 9, 2011
Long-Lasting Depressive Symptoms, Physical Impairment Often Follows ICU Stays
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

October 3, 2011
Blood Tests May Hold Clues to Pace of Alzheimer's Disease Progression
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

October 1, 2011
Single Dose of Hallucinogen May Create Lasting Personality Change
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online news release

September 23, 2011
Reports of Mental Health Disability Increase in U.S.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Link to online release

September 17, 2011
Scuba diving may benefit those with spinal cord injuries
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

August 4, 2011
Prescriptions for Antidepressants Increasing Among Individuals with No Psychiatric Diagnosis
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Link to online press release

June 21, 2011
A Step Toward Controlling Huntington's Disease?
Johns Hopkins researchers identify a potential new way of blocking activity of gene that causes HD
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

June 1, 2011
ER Visits Persist for Children with Mental Health Problems Despite Regular Outpatient Care
Johns Hopkins Children's Center - Link to online press release

May 23, 2011
Great Focus Needed on Mental Health Triage in Disaster Planning, Johns Hopkins Bioethicists Urge
Berman Bioethics Institute

May 3, 2011
Turning 'Bad' Fat Into 'Good': A Future Treatment For Obesity?
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

April 6, 2011
New Study Solidifies Role of DISC1 In Risk For Schizophrenia And Other Mental Illness
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

March 28, 2011
Johns Hopkins Team Identifies Genetic Link To Attempted Suicide
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

March 21, 2011
Computerized Systems Reduce Psychiatric Drug Errors
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

March 17, 2011
Johns Hopkins Team Creates Stem Cells From Schizophrenia Patients
Scientists use new technique to reprogram cells with risk gene for major mental illness
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

February 1, 2011
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellows Win Awards
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation and NARSAD announce new grants
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

January 12, 2011
Online Tool Can Help Seniors Quickly Determine Risk for Dementia
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online press release

2010

December 9, 2010
Buprenorphine Is Better Than Methadone for Opioid Dependence in Pregnant Women
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center - Link to online release

December 7, 2010
Study of Controversial Halluclinogen Salvia Shows Intense and Novel Effects in Humans
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

December 3, 2010
Gene-Environment Interactions Could Influence Several Psychiatric Disorders
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

November 10, 2010
High Cholesterol in Middle Age Not a Risk Factor for Alzheimer's and Other Dementias, Study Suggests
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

November 1, 2010
One in Two Depressed Teens Prone to Recurrence after Recovery
Johns Hopkins Children's Center - Link to online release

September 15, 2010
Chronic Stress May Cause Long-Lasting Epigenetic Change
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

June 24, 2010
Novel Radiotracer Shine New Light on the Brains of Alzheimer's Disease Patients
Johns Hopkins Medicine -Link to online release

May 28, 2010
Cold Sore Virus May Contribute to Cognitive and Brain Abnormalities in Schizophrenia
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

May 5, 2010
Spouses Who Care for Partners with Dementia at Sixfold Higher Risk of Same Fate
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

April 21, 2010
Children Who Lose a Parent to Suicide More Likely to Die the Same Way
Johns Hopkins Children's Center - Link to online release

February 25, 2010
Why Symptoms of Schizophrenia Emerge in Young Adulthood
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

January 5, 2010
Before or After Birth, Gene Linked to Mental Illness Has Different Effects
John Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

2009

December 2, 2009
Ecstasy Use May Lead to Sleep Apnea
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

July 30, 2009
Hopkins Psychiatrists Named 'Top Therapists' by Washingtonian Magazine
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

July 22, 2009
Close Caregiver Relationship May Slow Alzheimer's Decline
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

July 15, 2009
Researcher ID Brain-Protecting Protein
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

June 1, 2009
Children of Adults with Anxiety Disorder May Need Help Too
Johns Hopkins Children's Center - Link to online release

May 6, 2009
New Evidence Ties Gene to Alzheimer's Disease
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

April 16, 2009
Maternal Immune Response During Pregnancy A Key Factor In Some Autism
Johns Hopkins Children's Center - Link to online release

April 10, 2009
In the ICU, Use of Benzodiazepines, Other Factors May Predict Severity of Post-Stay Depression
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

February 3, 2009
Hopkins Researchers Discover New Schizophrenia Gene
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

2008

October 28, 2008
REM Study Shows Brain Functions Same Way Awake or Asleep
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

October 21, 2008
U.S. Suicide Rate Increases
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Link to online release

October 13, 2008
Former Head of Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Wins Institute of Medicine's 2008 Sarnat Award in Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

September 24, 2008
Caffeine Experts Call for Warning Labels for Energy Drinks
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

September 2, 2008
Hopkins Researchers Piece Together Gene 'Network' Linked to Schizophrenia
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

July 1, 2008
Spiritual Effects of Hallucinogens Persist
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

January 24, 2008
Marijuana Withdrawal as Bad as Withdrawal from Cigarettes
Johns Hopkins Medicine - Link to online release

 
 
 
 
 
 

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