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Scientists Manipulate 'Signaling' Molecules to Control Cell Migration

Johns Hopkins researchers report they have uncovered a mechanism in amoebae that rapidly changes the way cells migrate by resetting their sensitivity to the naturally occurring internal signaling events that drive such movement.
29-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Success With First 20 Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Transplant Surgery

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Surgeons at Johns Hopkins Medicine report that their first series of a minimally invasive procedure to treat chronic pancreas disease, known as severe pancreatitis, resulted in shorter hospital stays, less need for opioids and fewer complications,...
29-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Barrier Proteins in Tumors are Possible Key to Immunotherapy Success

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By comparing variations in protein expression in tumor samples from a single melanoma patient, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center say their findings have the potential to...
28-Jun-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Molecular Test for Common Causes of Vaginitis Receives FDA Approval

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Johns Hopkins researchers report that a molecular diagnostic test accurately distinguishes among the three most common causes of vaginitis, an inflammation of vaginal tissue they say accounts for millions of visits to medical clinics and offices in...
21-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A No-Brainer? Mouse Eyes Constrict to Light Without Direct Link to the Brain

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Experimenting with mice, neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine report new evidence that the eye's iris in many lower mammals directly senses light and causes the pupil to constrict without involving the brain.
19-Jun-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds One in Five Hospitalized Adults Suffer Side Effects From Prescribed Antibiotics

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A study examining the impact of antibiotics prescribed for nearly 1500 adult patients admitted to The Johns Hopkins Hospital found that adverse side effects occurred in a fifth of them, and that nearly a fifth of those side effects occurred in...
14-Jun-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Better Outcome Measures Needed for Clinical Trials for Fragile X Syndrome

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A group of researchers from several institutions in the USA, including Johns Hopkins Medicine, reports that its review of 22 clinical trials of fragile X syndrome (FXS) suggests the need for a wider use of newer and improved treatment outcome...
12-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Flaws in a Tumor's Genetic Mending Kit Drive Treatment Response to Immunotherapy

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In an expanded, three-year clinical trial of 86 patients with colorectal and 11 other kinds of cancer that have so-called 'mismatch repair' genetic defects, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine and its Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer...
9-Jun-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

@HopkinsMedicine Experts Available to Discuss Role of #Autophagy in Cocaine-Induced Cell Death

4-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT

.@Hopkinsmedicine #Autophagy Expert Available to Speak About Today's #Nobelprize.

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3-Oct-2016 11:10 AM EDT

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