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Researchers Identify Potential Biomarker to Distinguish Two Aggressive Types of Brain Tumors in Children

It may soon be possible to identify Group 4 medulloblastomas—the most common malignant brain tumor in children--from more aggressive Group 3 tumors. Research based on a little-explored part of RNA, which creates proteins, could lead to the...
21-Sep-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Advance Efforts to Tailor Drug Delivery to Cells’ ‘Power Plants’

In a study using lab-grown cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers specializing in aging report they have successfully delivered a common blood pressure drug directly to the inner membrane of mitochondria, the “power plants” in the cells of...
20-Sep-2022 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Surpasses 1.5 Million Telemedicine Visits Since Start of Pandemic

Johns Hopkins Medicine physicians and clinicians have conducted more than 1.5 million telemedicine visits with over 420,000 patients in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Florida and across the country since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to...
19-Sep-2022 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hopkins Immunotherapy Researchers Named Fellows of the SITC Academy of Immuno-Oncology

Drew Pardoll, M.D., Ph.D., and Suzanne Topalian, M.D., leading cancer immunotherapy investigators in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and Kimmel Cancer Center, have been named by the Society for Immunotherapy of...
19-Sep-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Cut Above — Two Devices Are Teamed to Simplify, Quicken and Improve Ear Reconstruction

Thanks to two novel tools developed by a Johns Hopkins Medicine resident and a former resident, the traditionally difficult surgery to create a replacement ear from a patient’s rib cartilage may soon be done faster, more simply and accurately.
15-Sep-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Blocking an Ion Channel Improves Muscle Function and Survival in Mice with Severe Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report that an experimental drug first developed to treat kidney disease prolongs survival and improves muscle function in mice genetically engineered to develop a severe form of Duchenne muscular dystrophy...
13-Sep-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exercise Hormone Halts Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms in Mouse Study

Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston have shown that a hormone secreted into the blood during endurance, or aerobic, exercise reduces levels of a protein linked to Parkinson’s disease and halts...
12-Sep-2022 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Promising Anti-Cancer Drug Also May Function as COVID-19 Antiviral Therapy

Based on findings from a new study by a Johns Hopkins Medicine-led research team, an effective means of fighting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may be possible that circumvents the problem of waning immunity often observed when current...
8-Sep-2022 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Preparing for Class: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Experts Available for Interviews Related to Going Back to School

As we approach the time of year when students switch from vacation mode to school mode, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center experts are available for interviews on a variety of back-to-school-related topics to share advice for a smooth start to the...
24-Aug-2022 9:00 AM EDT

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Stay Safe All Summer Long

As school ends, summer fun begins. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center experts say safety is the key to an enjoyable season for the whole family. Children’s Center experts are available to provide some top tips for the months ahead.
29-Jun-2022 11:00 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available to Discuss Importance of Mental Well-Being

19-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT

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Flu Season Underway Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

For the second straight year, flu season is emerging against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the number of flu cases was relatively low last year, experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine say that this year, it could be much higher.
11-Nov-2021 2:45 PM EST

Flu Season Returns Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available

Flu Season Returns Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available
27-Sep-2021 11:40 AM EDT

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Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

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16-Jun-2021 11:00 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Mental Health Experts Available for Interviews Following Trial Verdict in Death of George Floyd

21-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT

Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

One year ago, then 65-year-old Miriam Clark developed a fever, lost her appetite and had no energy. She and her daughter, Tye Clark, the administrative services manager of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Division of Hospital...
24-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT

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