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Single Blood Test Screens for Eight Cancer Types


Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the cancer.
18-Jan-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

More Evidence of Link Between Severe Gum Disease and Cancer Risk


Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in individuals with advanced gum disease, according to a new collaborative study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins...
18-Jan-2018 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Evening Hours May Pose Higher Risk for Overeating, Especially When Under Stress, Study Finds


Experiments with a small group of overweight men and women have added to evidence that “hunger hormone” levels rise and “satiety (or fullness) hormone” levels decrease in the evening. The findings also suggest that stress may increase hunger...
16-Jan-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Offer New Model for Uncovering True HIV Mortality Rates in Zambia


A new study that seeks to ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches and, ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies.
16-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

U.S. Childhood Mortality Rates Have Lagged behind Other Wealthy Nations for the Past 50 Years


In a new study of childhood mortality rates between 1961 and 2010 in the United States and 19 economically similar countries, researchers report that while there’s been overall improvement among all the countries, the U.S. has been slowest to...
8-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

‘Immunomap’ Suggests More is Better When it Comes to Immune Cell Receptors and Patients’ Response to Immunotherapy


Johns Hopkins scientists have used a form of artificial intelligence to create a map that compares types of cellular receptors, the chemical “antennas” on the surface of immune system T-cells. Their experiments with lab-grown mouse and human...
8-Jan-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bluefield Innovations Pursues Broadly Applicable Cancer Target


Bluefield Innovations, a collaboration between The Johns Hopkins University and Deerfield Management to catalyze early stage therapeutic development, announced today the acceptance and funding of its first project. The target, the enzyme RNA...
4-Jan-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rare Forms of ‘Thunder’ Protein May Be Linked to Schizophrenia


Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report they have identified rare genetic variations in a protein called Thorase, which is responsible for breaking down receptors at the connections between neurons in the brain.
3-Jan-2018 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Expert Available on OTC Hearing Aid Legislation

10-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Johns Hopkins Researcher Available to Discuss Your Brain on the Arts


7-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss Protecting Endangered Species Using DNA Sequencing


25-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Experts on Bioethics and Policy Available for Comment


6-Feb-2017 11:45 AM EST

Johns Hopkins Medicine Orthopaedic Expert Available to Comment on Super Bowl & Football Injuries


31-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Expert Available to Speak on Improving Sports Performance with Science, NFL Player Health Factors and the Super Bowl


26-Jan-2017 3:00 PM EST

Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Speak on New Peanut Allergy Prevention Guidelines


5-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST

Keeping the Holidays Healthy


The holidays are a time for family, fun and happiness. They are usually spent with the ones we love reflecting on the past year and feeling grateful. However, even with all the joy, the holidays can cause quite a large amount of stress. Whether it...
19-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST

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