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  • Resources

    Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care A non-profit partnership working to enhance care for children with life-threatening conditions through education and research, including a seven-hospital pilot project and training of caregivers around the country....
  • OHRP letter to Hopkins on decision to suspend funding

    FOR US POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY: FOR HAND DELIVERY OR EXPRESS MAIL: Office for Human Research Protections Office for Human Research Protections 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 National Institutes of Health...
  • Research volunteer dies in Hopkins asthma study

    A volunteer died in an experiment at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine that was designed to help doctors better understand asthma attacks, the medical school disclosed yesterday. Hopkins suspended the study after the death and notified three federal...
  • U.S. halts Hopkins research

    Seven weeks after the death of a young woman in an asthma study, the federal government suspended human medical experiments at the Johns Hopkins University yesterday because of what regulators characterized as widespread lapses in safety procedures....
  • Shedding some light on anthrax

    Anthrax has been identified as a disease in animals and humans for centuries, and its use as a biological weapon has been studied for 80 years. Still, most people know little about it. The following questions and answers were compiled from information...
  • Woman in N.Y. 4th anthrax case

    An NBC News employee in New York became yesterday the fourth American to be discovered with a rare anthrax bacterium, raising fears that media companies may have been targeted for a biological attack through the mail. The possibility that the anthrax...
  • 2 cases challenge beliefs on who may get anthrax

    Federal health officials said yesterday that they are investigating the possibility of the anthrax threat spreading to homes, because of disturbing questions raised by infections in a New York hospital worker and a New Jersey accountant. The new...
  • Health officials try to learn if W. Nile is spread in blood

    WASHINGTON - Health officials were trying to determine yesterday whether West Nile virus can be spread through blood transfusions. But any test to screen donated blood for the sometimes deadly disease is at least months, maybe years, away, they said....
  • 4 new cases of anthrax in Md., N.J.

    The anthrax fright continued to spread yesterday as four new suspected cases surfaced among postal workers in Maryland and New Jersey, and spores were found at two mail-handling facilities in Washington - including one that screens letters addressed to...
  • West Nile confirmed in organ recipient's death

    ATLANTA - Government health officials confirmed yesterday that the recipient of a donated organ died of the West Nile virus, raising concern it can spread through blood transfusions and other medical procedures. Federal officials said they were speeding...
  • New evidence links virus, transfusions

    ATLANTA - Having confirmed that West Nile virus can be spread through organ transplants, federal health officials have found new evidence that it may be transmitted through blood transfusions as well. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
  • Hopkins doctor takes on bioterrorism

    WASHINGTON - The Johns Hopkins doctor who decades ago led the worldwide effort to wipe out smallpox is wasting no time trying to inoculate the nation against a bioterrorist attack. Recently asked by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G....