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Nanosize Device ‘Uncloaks’ Cancer Cells in Mice And Reveals Them to The Immune System

Scientists at Johns Hopkins report they have designed and successfully tested an experimental, super small package able to deliver molecular signals that tag implanted human cancer cells in mice and make them visible for destruction by the...
26-Feb-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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CRISPR Gene Cuts May Offer New Way to Chart Human Genome

In search of new ways to sequence human genomes and read critical alterations in DNA, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have successfully used the gene cutting tool CRISPR to make cuts in DNA around lengthy tumor genes, which can be...
24-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Tool for an Old Disease: Use of PET and CT Scans May Help Develop Shorter TB Treatment

Experts believe that tuberculosis, or TB, has been a scourge for humans for some 15,000 years, with the first medical documentation of the disease coming out of India around 1000 B.C.E. Today, the World Health Organization reports that TB is still...
24-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Fetal Balloon Treatment for Lung-Damaging Birth Defect Works Best When Fetal and Maternal Care Are Highly Coordinated

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy report new evidence that fetuses with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a rare but life-threatening, lung-damaging condition, experience a significantly high rate of success for...
19-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Medicine Launches Live Online Speaker Event: HopkinsMedLIVE

WHAT: Johns Hopkins Medicine is committed to providing the best care for our patients, but we recognize that there is a history of unequal access to health care for many groups. In this live panel discussion, we will discuss bias in medicine with...
19-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Combination Drug Therapy For Childhood Brain Tumors Shows Promise In Laboratory Models

In experiments with human cells and mice, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report evidence that combining the experimental cancer medication TAK228 (also called sapanisertib) with an existing anti-cancer drug called trametinib...
17-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rifles and Shotguns Used More Often in Youth and Rural Suicides

The public has long thought that handguns are more responsible for human deaths, including suicides, than long guns such as rifles and shotguns, which have been believed to be more commonly used for hunting or protection from wild animals. But now,...
10-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Physicians Propose Quality Measures to Improve Medical Billing

If you’re concerned about rising health care costs and overwhelming medical bills, you’re not alone. According to statistics reported in 2019:
30-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Intermittent Fasting: Live ‘Fast,’ Live longer?

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December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

4-Dec-2019 10:15 AM EST

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Johns Hopkins Experts Available in Observance of World AIDS Day

26-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST

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Flu Experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine

2-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Tip Sheet: Do You Think About Your Child’s Back and Head Safety While Preparing for the School Year?

Many parents are probably thinking about their child’s school attire, lunch needs and doctor visits in preparation for the upcoming school year.
22-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Tip Sheet: Have Fun This Summer While Staying Safe

Heat Safety for Young Athletes Heat illness injuries are preventable, says Raj Deu, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “Ideally, athletes should avoid strenuous exercise in high...
30-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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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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