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Johns Hopkins Researchers: Climate Change Threatens to Unlock New Microbes and Increase Heat-Related Illness and Death

The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) recently published “Viewpoint” articles by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professors who warn that global climate change is likely to unlock dangerous new microbes, as well as threaten...
22-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Most Youths Surviving Opioid Overdose Not Getting Timely Treatment to Avoid Recurrence

A study of more than 4 million Medicaid claims records during a recent seven-year period concludes that less than a third of the nearly 3,800 U.S. adolescents and young adults who experienced a nonfatal opioid overdose got timely (within 30 days)...
16-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Multimodal Genomic Analyses Predict Response to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Patients

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have developed an integrated genomic approach that potentially could help physicians...
15-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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‘Swiss Cheese’ Bones Could Be Cause of Unexplained Low Back Pain

In experiments with genetically engineered and old mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have added to evidence that the vast majority of low back pain in people may be rooted in an overgrowth of pain-sensing nerves into spinal...
14-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Surgery May Add Months or Years of Survival For Adults With Rare And Deadly Brain Cancers

For adult patients with brainstem high-grade gliomas — one of the rarest and deadliest forms of brain cancer — surgically removing the entire tumor may add many months or potentially years of survival beyond that offered by radiation and...
9-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Less-Than-Perfect Kidneys Can be Successfully Used For Transplants, Study Shows

A new Johns Hopkins Medicine-led study provides the strongest evidence to date that hundreds of deceased donor kidneys, discarded each year after being deemed not suitable under current medical criteria, can be transplanted safely and effectively.
8-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Nanoparticles Deliver ‘Suicide Gene’ Therapy to Pediatric Brain Tumors Growing in Mice

Johns Hopkins researchers report that a type of biodegradable, lab-engineered nanoparticle they fashioned can successfully deliver a “suicide gene” to pediatric brain tumor cells implanted in the brains of mice. The poly(beta-amino ester)...
8-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Evidence Linking ‘Vaping’ to Increased Odds Of Asthma And COPD

Using data from a large federal government telephone survey of adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that inhaling heated tobacco vapor through e-cigarettes was linked to increased odds of asthma and chronic obstructive...
7-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

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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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