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Muscle Protein That Makes Vertebrates More Fit Linked to Limited Lifespan

Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have added to evidence that a protein called CaMKII improves strength, endurance, muscle health and fitness in young animals. Their experiments working with mice and fruit flies, however, found that...
4-Aug-2021 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Study: Anti-Parasitic Drug Slows Pancreatic Cancer in Mice

As the third-most lethal cancer in the United States, with only a 1% five-year survival rate for people with its most aggressive form, pancreatic cancer has long been a target of researchers who search for ways to slow or stop its growth and spread....
3-Aug-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gene Mutation Weakens Virus-Fighting Protein in the Gut Causing Rare Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, in collaboration with national and international researchers, have identified a genetic mutation in a small number of children with a rare type of inflammatory bowel disease. The discovery of the mutation, which...
30-Jul-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Drug Combination Gets Advanced Liver Cancer Patients to Surgery

A combination of the kinase-inhibitor drug cabozantinib and the immunotherapy drug nivolumab can make curative surgery possible in some liver cancer patients who would normally not be considered surgery candidates.
29-Jul-2021 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hopkins Med News Update

NEWS STORIES IN THIS ISSUE: -Study: Race and Ethnicity May Impact Prevalence and Treatment of Heart Valve Dysfunction -Johns Hopkins Medicine Suggests Eliminating Nerve Cell Protein May Stop ALS, Dementia -Researchers Tell Doctors to Avoid...
29-Jul-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fruit Compound May Have Potential to Prevent and Treat Parkinson’s Disease, Mouse Study Suggests

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have added to evidence that the compound farnesol, found naturally in herbs, and berries and other fruits, prevents and reverses brain damage linked to Parkinson’s disease in mouse studies.
26-Jul-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hopkins Med News Update

NEWS STORIES IN THIS ISSUE: - Johns Hopkins Medicine Celebrates Its Contributions to Keto Therapy as Diet Turns 100 - COVID-19 News: Can Dietary Supplements Help the Immune System Fight Coronavirus Infection? - Johns Hopkins Medicine Helps...
15-Jul-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Imaging Test May Predict Patients Most at Risk of Some Heart Complications from COVID-19

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown that a type of echocardiogram, a common test to evaluate whether a person’s heart is pumping properly, may be useful in predicting which patients with COVID-19 are most at risk of developing atrial...
8-Jul-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

NEWS STORIES IN THIS ISSUE: - Stressed About “Returning to Normal”? Here Are Tips to Ease Into the Transition - Be Your Brother’s Keeper: Steps for Faith-Based Communities to Reopen Safely
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

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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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Raising Awareness During Diabetes Awareness Month– Adult and Pediatric Diabetes Experts Available

More than 34 million people in the U.S, or 10.5% of the population, have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And as many as 7 million more Americans have the disease and don’t know it. Diabetes is the...
5-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST

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Story Tips From Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

Story tips from Johns Hopkins Medicine experts on Covid-19
25-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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Story Tips From Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

The following are various story ideas regarding the COVID-19 illness. To interview experts in these tips or others at Johns Hopkins, contact [email protected]
7-Apr-2020 8:00 AM EDT

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COVID-19 Tip Sheet: Story Ideas from Johns Hopkins

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Intermittent Fasting: Live ‘Fast,’ Live longer?

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