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Study of Former NFL Players Reveals Specifics of Concussive Brain Damage

Results of the small study of nine men provide further evidence for potential long-term neurological risk to football players who sustain repeated concussions and support calls for better player protections.
26-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Study: Even with Copayments for Nonurgent Care, Medicaid Patients Still Rely on ERs

How can states and federal government provide adequate health care to poor people, without overburdening taxpayers or leaving health care providers with billions in unpaid bills? That thorny problem is especially challenging in the aftermath of a...
23-Jan-2015 3:50 PM EST

Esteemed Johns Hopkins Pediatrician Catherine DeAngelis to Receive One of Field’s Highest Honors

Renowned Johns Hopkins Children’s Center pediatrician and former JAMA editor Catherine D. DeAngelis, M.D., M.P.H., will receive the 2015 Howland Medal of the American Pediatric Society, one of the highest awards in pediatric medicine, bestowed...
26-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

New Cancer-Fighting Strategy Would Harden Cells To Prevent Metastasis

Existing cancer therapies are geared toward massacring tumor cells, but Johns Hopkins researchers propose a different strategy: subtly hardening cancer cells to prevent them from invading new areas of the body. They devised a way of screening...
21-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Found: ‘Fight or Flight’ Response Control Center for the Heart

An animal study led by Johns Hopkins investigators has uncovered what controls the ability of healthy hearts to speed up in response to circumstances ranging from fear to a jog around the block.
19-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Time To Rethink The Inner-City Asthma Epidemic?

Challenging the long-standing belief that city dwellers suffer disproportionately from asthma, the results of a new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of more than 23,000 U.S. children reveal that income, race and ethnic origin may play far...
15-Jan-2015 3:05 PM EST

New Trick Found for How Cells Stay Organized

Organization is key to an efficient workplace, and cells are no exception to this rule. New evidence from Johns Hopkins researchers suggests that, in addition to membranes, cells have another way to keep their contents and activities separate: with...
16-Jan-2015 8:30 AM EST

Elizabeth Jaffee Named Deputy Director of Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D., a pioneer in the field of vaccine therapy for pancreatic cancer, and an internationally-recognized leader in immunology research, has been appointed deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Jaffee, the Dana...
15-Jan-2015 3:20 PM EST

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