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Bioethicists Call for Caution in Use of Rare Experimental Fetal Therapy

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Citing uncertainties about the risks and benefits of an experimental therapy for fetuses whose kidneys do not develop, bioethicists at Johns Hopkins and a team of medical experts are calling for rigorous clinical trials in the use of a potential...
11-Dec-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Evolutionary Biologists Say Recently Discovered Fossil Shows Transition of a Reptile From Life on Land to Life in the Sea

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Using modern research tools on a 155-million-year-old reptile fossil, scientists at Johns Hopkins and the American Museum of Natural History report they have filled in some important clues to the evolution of animals that once roamed land and...
6-Dec-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Combination Strategy Could Hold Promise for Ovarian Cancer

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Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers demonstrated that mice with ovarian cancer that received drugs to reactivate dormant genes along with other drugs that activate the immune system had a greater reduction of tumor burden and...
5-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Suggests That Where Guidelines Disagree, Physicians’ Experiences With Their Patients, Family and Friends Shape Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

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Results of a national survey of more than 800 physicians suggest that their experiences with patients, family members and friends with breast cancer are linked with their recommendations for routine mammograms.
4-Dec-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Scientists Propose Efficiency ‘Rules’ for Enhancing Use of New Gene Editing Technology

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Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a streamlined method and accompanying efficiency “rules” for introducing new DNA sequences into cells after using the gene-cutting tool known as CRISPR. The scientists say the method, which they based on...
1-Dec-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

2-Drug Combination May Boost Immunotherapy Responses in Lung Cancer Patients

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Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers and colleagues have identified a novel drug combination therapy that could prime nonsmall cell lung cancers to respond better to immunotherapy. These so-called epigenetic therapy drugs, used together,...
29-Nov-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

World AIDS Day: New Research and Experts Available from Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Experts from Johns Hopkins Medicine are available to talk about AIDS/HIV, and there is new research from Johns Hopkins on the topic.
27-Nov-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Negative Emotions' Linked to Higher Rates of Opioid Use in Sickle Cell Disease

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In a small study using data from daily electronic patient diaries, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found a link between negative emotions, such as sadness and anxiety, and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease whose pain...
27-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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7-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT

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

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25-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Experts on Bioethics and Policy Available for Comment

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6-Feb-2017 11:45 AM EST

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

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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

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26-Jan-2017 3:00 PM EST

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

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5-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST

Keeping the Holidays Healthy

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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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