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Study In Mice Advances Understanding of How Brains Remember Decisions — For Better or Worse

Mammal brains — including those of humans — store and recall impressive amounts of information based on our good and bad decisions and interactions in an ever-changing world. Now, in a series of new experiments with mice, scientists at Johns...
23-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Co-Leads Research Effort on Child ‘Poliolike’ Condition

Johns Hopkins Medicine and University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers will lead a multicenter, multinational study of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the “poliolike” condition affecting children that causes loss of muscle control. The...
23-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Common Feature of Cancer Cells That Makes Them Appear Overstuffed May Also Be Their Achilles’ Heel

In a study using yeast cells and data from cancer cell lines, Johns Hopkins University scientists report they have found a potential weak spot among cancer cells that have extra sets of chromosomes, the structures that carry genetic material. The...
22-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Disrupting Immune Cell Behavior May Contribute to Heart Disease And Failure, Study Shows

On an ice hockey team, the players all start off with identical uniforms, skates and a stick. But if you take one of them, add padding, a glove, and a mask; and switch the stick to one with a larger blade, then you get a goalie. Now, the player has...
18-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Develops Criteria for Diagnostic Imaging

On June 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has been designated a so-called “qualified provider-led entity.” This allows Johns Hopkins to develop criteria that...
18-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Test shown to improve accuracy in identifying precancerous pancreatic cysts

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center study coauthors Anne Marie Lennon, Simeon Springer, Marco Dal Molin, Christopher Wolfgang and Bert Vogelstein will participate in a press teleconference organized by the American Association for the Advancement of...
15-Jul-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Save Your Money: Vast Majority Of Dietary Supplements Don’t Improve Heart Health or Put Off Death

In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found that almost all vitamin, mineral and other nutrient supplements or diets cannot be linked to...
16-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loose RNA Molecules Rejuvenate Skin, Researchers Discover

Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? Millions of Americans a year turn to lasers and prescription drugs to rejuvenate their skin, but exactly how that rejuvenation works has never been fully explained....
15-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Media Alert: Precision Medicine Symposium oo Feature Experts From Across The Nation

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

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Media Advisory: Colon Cancer Research at Johns Hopkins Looks at Your Gut, Your Genetics

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...
12-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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Distinguishing Child Polio-Like Illness from Similar Diseases

30-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EST

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Doctors Urge the CDC to Create a Firearm Injury Prevention Task Force

28-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST

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Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Speak in Observance of World AIDS Day

27-Nov-2018 12:00 PM EST

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

8-Nov-2018 10:15 AM EST

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Estimated 1.9 Million Vapers in U.S. and Growing

18-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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Polio-Like Illness Outbreak in Children, Expert Available

12-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT

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