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Combination Low-Salt and Heart-Healthy “Dash” Diet as Effective as Drugs for Some Adults with High Blood Pressure

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A study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy DASH diet substantially lowers systolic blood pressure — the top number in a blood pressure test —...
22-Nov-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Blueprint to Reduce Wasteful Blood Transfusions

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By analyzing data from randomized clinical trials comparing blood transfusion approaches, Johns Hopkins experts, along with colleagues at Cleveland Clinic and NYU Langone Medical Center, endorse recommendations for blood transfusions that reduce...
20-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

What’s in Your Wheat? Johns Hopkins Scientists Piece Together Genome of Most Common Bread Wheat

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Johns Hopkins scientists report they have successfully used two separate gene technologies to assemble the most complete genome sequence to date of Triticum aestivum, the most common cultivated species of wheat used to make bread.
20-Nov-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

News Tips from the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

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Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, California Nov. 11-15
10-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Reverse Heart Failure in Marfan Mice

In experiments with mice that have a rodent form of Marfan syndrome, Johns Hopkins researchers report that even modestly increasing stress on the animals’ hearts — at levels well-tolerated in normal mice — can initiate heart failure. The...
14-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

News From and About Johns Hopkins Scientists at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

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The following Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty are scheduled to speak at the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 11-15. To arrange interviews, or for other information, call or email...
9-Nov-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Survey Finds That Pediatric Care Doctors Attempt to Address Parental Health Issues That Affect Children, but are Limited by Practice-Related Barriers and Physician Attitudes

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A national survey of more than 200 pediatric primary care physicians found that while over three-quarters addressed at least one parental health issue, such as maternal depression or parental tobacco use, during child health visits and a majority...
9-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

How the Skin Becomes Inflamed

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Publishing online this week in Cell Host & Microbe, researchers at Johns Hopkins report the discovery of a key underlying immune mechanism that explains why to how our skin becomes inflamed from conditions such as atopic dermatitis, more commonly...
8-Nov-2017 8:00 AM 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

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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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