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‘Best Ideas’ to Come to Baltimore for Fifth Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

The fifth annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference invites participants from around the world to discuss ongoing research, showcase new ideas from young scientists, and bring together advocates who are working with metastatic breast cancer...
22-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Low Vitamin D Levels Associated with Scarring Lung Disease

Reviewing medical information gathered on more than 6,000 adults over a 10-year period, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that lower than normal blood levels of vitamin D were linked to increased risk of early signs of interstitial lung disease...
19-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Racial Differences Uncovered in Debilitating Itchy Skin Condition

An international team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers has conducted what is believed to be the largest detailed published study of people with a poorly understood skin condition known as prurigo nodularis (PN). Such studies collect...
14-Jun-2018 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


3D Imaging and Computer Modeling Capture Breast Duct Development

Working with hundreds of time-lapse videos of mouse tissue, a team of biologists joined up with civil engineers to create what is believed to be the first 3D computer model to show precisely how the tiny tubes that funnel milk through the breasts of...
14-Jun-2018 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Transparent Pricing Boosts Business at Outpatient Surgical Centers, Study Suggests

In a small study of ambulatory surgical centers across the country, Johns Hopkins quality care researchers found that publicly listing the prices of common operations, such as uncomplicated labor and delivery and tonsillectomies, generally increased...
13-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Grant Funds Collaborative Project to Find New Treatments for Liver Cancer

Researchers with the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine received a $3 million grant to use computational modeling and software to understand biological data, in combination with unique in vitro and...
11-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Consumers Beware: High User ‘Star Ratings’ Don’t Mean A Mobile Medical App Works (B-roll)

By screening 250 user reviews and comments for a once popular -- but proven inaccurate -- mobile app claiming to change your iPhone into a blood pressure monitor, Johns Hopkins researchers have added to evidence that a high “star rating”...
6-Jun-2018 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Common Diabetes Drug Found Safe for Most Diabetics with Kidney Disease

Results of a large-scale study suggest that the oral diabetes drug metformin is safe for most diabetics who also have chronic kidney disease (CKD). The study of more than 150,000 adults by Johns Hopkins Medicine investigators found that...
5-Jun-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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