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Reclassification Recommendations for Drug in ‘Magic Mushrooms’

In an evaluation of the safety and abuse research on the drug in hallucinogenic mushrooms, Johns Hopkins researchers suggest that if it clears phase III clinical trials, psilocybin should be re-categorized from a schedule I drug—one with no known...
26-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Identical Driver Gene Mutations Found in Metastatic Cancers

Driver genes in different metastases from the same patient are remarkably similar, providing optimism for the success of future targeted therapies, according to a published study by Science.
25-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Lawnmower Injuries a Persistent Source of Serious Injury and High Costs, New Study Affirms

In what Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers call an unusually comprehensive analysis of nationwide data, they conclude that the rate of lawnmower injuries persists at close to 6,400 a year, most of them requiring surgery and hospitalization, and...
24-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Octopuses Given Mood Drug ‘Ecstasy’ Reveal Genetic Link to Evolution of Social Behaviors in Humans

By studying the genome of a kind of octopus not known for its friendliness toward its peers, then testing its behavioral reaction to a popular mood-altering drug called MDMA or “ecstasy,” scientists say they have found preliminary evidence of an...
18-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study at Johns Hopkins Hospital Leads To Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns

Study at Johns Hopkins Hospital Leads To Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns 09/20/2018 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More Credit: iStock In a case study published...
20-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Johns Hopkins and Cleveland Clinic Team Up to Participate in $20 Million Award to Study Sugar Molecules

$20 million will fund four academic centers to launch the National Career Development Consortium for Excellence in Glycosciences Training
19-Sep-2018 8:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Shots Fired: Gunshot Victims Require Much More Blood and Are More Likely to Die Than Other Trauma Patients

In a new analysis of data submitted to Maryland’s state trauma registry from 2005 to 2017, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers found that gunshot victims are approximately five times more likely to require blood transfusions, they require 10 times...
17-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


3D Virtual Simulation Gets to the ‘Heart’ of Irregular Heartbeats

In a proof of concept study, scientists at Johns Hopkins report they have successfully performed 3D personalized virtual simulations of the heart to accurately identify where cardiac specialists should electrically destroy cardiac tissue to stop...
12-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Flu Experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins has a range of experts available for interviews and comments about seasonal flu, infection control, flu transmission in children and flu treatment.
24-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT


Media Availability: Johns Hopkins Experts Applaud New Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations

New guidelines released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force will give women over 30 years old options about screening for cervical cancer.
23-Aug-2018 2:40 PM EDT

Surgeons Discuss Options When the Risks of Surgery May Be Too High

26-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT


Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Comment on New Ketamine Guidelines For Chronic and Acute Pain Management

6-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT


A Call for Doctors to Lead the Charge for Antibiotic-Free Foods

1-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT


George Everly on Providing Psychological First Aid in Aftermath of Mass Shootings, Other Crises

6-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST


Media Tip Sheet: Making the Call and Giving Out the Gold: How Our Brains Judge Value in an Instant

13-Feb-2018 10:00 AM EST


Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Discuss New AARP Nutrition and Brain Health Report

30-Jan-2018 11:30 PM EST

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