Johns Hopkins Researchers ID Compound That Could Play A Novel Role In Halting Pancreatic Cancer Progression
In early test tube and mouse studies, investigators at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have found that nonmuscle myosin IIC (MYH14), a protein activated in response to mechanical stress, helps promote metastatic...
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In a follow-up study conducted in South Africa, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have evidence that hospital emergency departments (EDs) worldwide may be key strategic settings for curbing the spread of HIV infections in hard-to-reach...
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Hopkins Medicine Unveils $80 Million Green Spring Station Expansion With A Community Health Fair And Tours of New Facility
Johns Hopkins Medicine will unveil an $80 million Green Spring Station expansion with a grand opening community health fair on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at Pavilion III. The free health fair will feature health screenings,...
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In experiments in mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have developed a way to successfully transplant certain protective brain cells without the need for lifelong anti-rejection drugs.
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Sixteen years ago, a research group at Mayo Medical School published results showing that a protein called TRAIL can kill cells that cause liver fibrosis but no one seemed to follow up on these findings. Now, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine...
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In a report on their findings in the Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM), the researchers say their survey of 1,000 randomly selected PCPs revealed significant gaps in the group’s overall knowledge of risk factors, diagnostic criteria and...
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By combing through the entire genetic sequences of a person with a lung scarring disease and 13 of the person’s relatives, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found a coding error in a single gene that is likely responsible for a rare...
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Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center discovered that a cell adhesion protein, E-cadherin, allows breast cancer cells to survive as they travel through the body and form new tumors, a process termed metastasis.
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Tip Sheet: Do You Think About Your Child’s Back and Head Safety While Preparing for the School Year?
Many parents are probably thinking about their child’s school attire, lunch needs and doctor visits in preparation for the upcoming school year.
22-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Heat Safety for Young Athletes Heat illness injuries are preventable, says Raj Deu, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “Ideally, athletes should avoid strenuous exercise in high...
30-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Johns Hopkins inHealth, Johns Hopkins Medicine’s precision medicine effort to tailor health care to the needs of individual patients, is convening nearly two dozen experts from across the nation for a one-day research symposium that will explore...
29-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, but it is preventable. While more than 90 percent of new cases occur in people 50 or older, more cases are being diagnosed at...
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