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Spread of Deadly Eye Cancer Halted in Cells and Animals

Zebrafish eye injected with retinoblastoma tumor cells (green) form a mass in areas close to the injection site. A few of these tumor cells move outside the eye. Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine By comparing genetic sequences in the eye tumors of...
12-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Decrease in Specific Gene ‘Silencing’ Molecules Linked With Pediatric Brain Tumors

Experimenting with lab-grown brain cancer cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a shortage of specific tiny molecules that silence certain genes is linked to the development and growth of pediatric brain tumors known...
12-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Heart Association Meeting Research from Johns Hopkins

The 2018 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions
9-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


2018 Cholesterol Guidelines for Heart Health Announced

2018 Cholesterol Guidelines for Heart Health Announced 11/10/2018 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook Share to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More . A working group composed of two Johns Hopkins Medicine physicians and...
10-Nov-2018 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


Some of Retina’s Light-Sensing Cells May Have Ancient Roots

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have identified what may be an ancient light-sensing mechanism in modern mouse retinal cells.
8-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Nasal Delivery of Weight-Loss Hormone Eases Breathing Problems in Sleeping Mice

Experimenting with mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a hormone best known for helping regulate hunger and body weight might also ease breathing problems experienced during sleep more effectively when given through...
7-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Road to Cell Death More Clearly Identified for Parkinson's Disease

In experiments performed in mice, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified the cascade of cell death events leading to the physical and intellectual degeneration associated with Parkinson's disease.
31-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Johns Hopkins Hosts ‘A Woman’s Journey’ Annual Women’s Health Event In Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Medicine’s “A Woman’s Journey” — Baltimore is an annual women’s health program that features 32 seminars highlighting medical issues that impact women. Topics range from the microbiome to the rise in lung cancer among women...
29-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins expert available to comment on falls and Ruth Bader Ginsburg

8-Nov-2018 10:15 AM EST


Estimated 1.9 Million Vapers in U.S. and Growing

18-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT


Polio-Like Illness Outbreak in Children, Expert Available

12-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT


Johns Hopkins Surgeons Available to Discuss Tina Turner and Kidney Transplants

9-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT


Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Chat on Ted Turner and Lewy Body Dementia

1-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT


Flu Experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins has a range of experts available for interviews and comments about seasonal flu, infection control, flu transmission in children and flu treatment.
24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT


Media Availability: Johns Hopkins Experts Applaud New Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations

New guidelines released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force will give women over 30 years old options about screening for cervical cancer.
23-Aug-2018 2:40 PM EDT

Surgeons Discuss Options When the Risks of Surgery May Be Too High

26-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT

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