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Proximity to a Cancer Center Contributes to Cancer Stage at Diagnosis, Study Finds

Location, race and insurance status play a significant part in the odds of a patient being diagnosed with early-stage or late-stage cancer, according to a detailed medical records analysis of more than 94,000 patients with cancer by researchers at...
22-May-2024 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Preventing Summer Injuries: 12 Tips from Johns Hopkins Pediatricians

The weather is heating up, and school is winding down. But, the start of summer also brings potential for injuries, particularly for children. Water accidents, sunburns, dehydration and head/neck injuries are some of the most common conditions...
22-May-2024 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Drug Helps Reprogram Macrophage Immune Cells, Suppress Prostate and Bladder Tumor Growth

A novel therapy that reprograms immune cells to promote antitumor activity helped shrink hard-to-treat prostate and bladder cancers in mice, according to research from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and its Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for...
21-May-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Suggests High-Frequency Electrical ‘Noise’ Results in Congenital Night Blindness

In what they believe is a solution to a 30-year biological mystery, neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have used genetically engineered mice to address how one mutation in the gene for the light-sensing protein rhodopsin results in...
16-May-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Certain Combinations of Antiviral Proteins Are Responsible for Lupus Symptoms and Affect Treatment Outcomes

Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have uncovered insights as to why lupus symptoms and severity present differently in individuals with the autoimmune condition, which affects up to 1.5 million Americans.
13-May-2024 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Breathing Easier with Asthma — Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Available for Interviews During Asthma Awareness Month

For many children with asthma, May is a peak season — their condition is at its worst, often due to seasonal allergies, pollen or poor air quality that come with this time of year.
7-May-2024 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Track ‘Doubling’ in Origin of Cancer Cells

Working with human breast and lung cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they have charted a molecular pathway that can lure cells down a hazardous path of duplicating their genome too many times, a hallmark of cancer cells.
2-May-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experimental Type 1 Diabetes Drug Shelters Pancreas Cells From Immune System Attack

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say that an experimental monoclonal antibody drug called mAb43 appears to prevent and reverse the onset of clinical type 1 diabetes in mice, and in some cases, to lengthen the animals’ lifespan.
29-Apr-2024 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How to Have a Safe and Healthy Holiday Season — Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Are Available to Offer Advice for Families

Johns Hopkins physicians can offer expert advice on how to have a healthy and safe holiday season.
4-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST

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News Tip: Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available for Interviews on Winter Respiratory Illnesses and Vaccines

The United States’ respiratory virus season — which typically lasts from October to April — is making its annual return. The flu, COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection and other respiratory illnesses tend to circulate more in...
17-Oct-2023 10:00 AM EDT

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How to Have a Safe and Healthy Halloween — Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Are Available to Offer Advice for Families

Halloween is a special and spooky time of the year filled with costumes, candy and trick-or-treating. As families prepare to celebrate, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center experts are available for interviews on a variety of topics and tips to help...
11-Oct-2023 9:00 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Promote Awareness of Health Care Needs for Dwarfism Community

Johns Hopkins Medicine experts lead the longest-running clinic for people with dwarfism and other skeletal conditions. Started in the late 1950s, the clinic, now called the Kathryn and Alan C.
9-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT

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