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Study Shows Blood Products Unaffected by Drone Trips

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In what is believed to be the first proof-of-concept study of its kind, Johns Hopkins researchers have determined that large bags of blood products, such as those transfused into patients every day, can maintain temperature and cellular integrity...
7-Dec-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Link Discovered Between Class of Rogue Autoantibodies and Poor Health Outcomes

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Results of a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers offer new evidence for a strong link between angiotensin receptor autoantibodies and increased risk of frailty. In a report on the work, published online in the journal Circulation on Nov. 30,...
6-Dec-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

AbbVie and Johns Hopkins to Collaborate on Cancer Research

North Chicago, Ill. and Baltimore, Md. December 5, 2016 – AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine today announced that they signed a five-year collaboration agreement with the...
5-Dec-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Shock and Kill' Strategy for Curing HIV May Endanger Patients' Brains

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Combination drug treatments have become successful at long-term control of HIV infection, but the goal of totally wiping out the virus and curing patients has so far been stymied by HIV's ability to hide out in cells and become dormant for long...
5-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Researchers Uncover More Genetic Links to Brain Cancer Cell Growth

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Two recently discovered genetic differences between brain cancer cells and normal tissue cells — an altered gene and a snippet of noncoding genetic material — could offer clues to tumor behavior and potential new targets for therapy, Johns...
2-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Turning off Asthma Attacks

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Working with human immune cells in the laboratory, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified a critical cellular "off" switch for the inflammatory immune response that contributes to lung-constricting asthma attacks. The switch, they...
2-Dec-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

’Tis the Season to Protect Yourself Against the Flu

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Flu cases are being reported in Maryland and across the country, and experts at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine expect to see numbers continue to rise. To prevent the flu, Johns Hopkins experts say everyone 6 months and older should...
1-Dec-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Expands Cancer Care and Research Facility at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C.

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Cancer experts from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center are now embedded in a newly expanded facility within Johns Hopkins Medicine-owned Sibley Memorial Hospital in northwest Washington, D.C.
1-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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