Results of a small clinical trial suggest that a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts — and best known for claims that it can help prevent certain cancers — may ease classic behavioral symptoms in those with autism spectrum disorders.
8-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Johns Hopkins Medicine announces the start of its Healthy Beverage Initiative, a program designed to ensure that beverages containing relatively low levels of sugar are more readily available in the hospital cafeterias, vending machines and retail...
10-Oct-2014 2:40 PM EDT
When young mice with the rodent equivalent of a rare autism spectrum disorder, called Rett syndrome, were fed a diet supplemented with the synthetic oil triheptanoin, they lived longer than mice on regular diets. Importantly, their physical and...
6-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Heart attack survivors often experience dangerous heart rhythm disturbances during treatment designed to restore blood flow to the injured heart muscle, a common and confounding complication of an otherwise lifesaving intervention.
Now a duo of...
8-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins and other cancer researchers report that a very short course of a chemotherapy drug, called cyclophosphamide, not only can prevent a life-threatening immune response in some bone marrow transplant recipients, but also can eliminate...
7-Oct-2014 6:10 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins scientists have shown a strong association between tobacco use or exposure and infection with oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), the sexually transmitted virus responsible for mouth and throat cancers worldwide. The numbers of...
3-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Experiments in mice with a bone disorder similar to that in women after menopause show that a scientifically overlooked group of cells are likely crucial to the process of bone loss caused by the disorder. Their discovery not only raises the...
2-Oct-2014 2:30 PM EDT
Studying mice with a genetic change similar to what is found in Kabuki syndrome, a inherited disease of humans, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have used an anticancer drug to “open up” DNA and improve mental function.
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Johns Hopkins Heart Disease Prevention Expert Available to Discuss New Guidelines on Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke
11-Nov-2013 11:00 AM EST
Johns Hopkins Geneticist, First Plaintiff in Myriad Case, Available to Comment on Supreme Court Gene Patenting Decision
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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), long the master reference work in psychiatry, is seriously flawed and needs radical change from its current “field guide” form, according to an essay by two Johns Hopkins...
14-May-2012 4:00 PM EDT