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Media Advisory: Johns Hopkins Medicine to Host Maryland Hepatitis Summit

In the United States, hepatitis C virus kills more people than HIV and 59 other infectious diseases combined. Maryland is one of the states hit hardest by the hepatitis C epidemic.
21-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Diabetes, Heart Problems And Redundant Imaging Scans Are Among Johns Hopkins-Led Performance Improvement Topics on ‘High-Value Care’

Experts from 80 medical centers in the U.S., Canada and Norway will convene Nov. 15–17 in Baltimore, Maryland, to share best practices and performance improvement initiatives designed to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures and...
14-Nov-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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How HIV Infection May Raise The Risk For Sudden Cardiac Death: New Study Sheds Light

The success of antiretroviral therapies has extended the lives of people living with HIV, long enough for other chronic health conditions to emerge, including a recently documented uptick in sudden death.
14-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Launches Hub for Immunology and Engineering Research

If the saying that two heads are better than one is true, then joining two fields of science may be better than one to spur more advances in medicine. With a $6.7 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins...
13-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Glutamine-Blocking Drug Slows Tumor Growth And Strengthens Anti-Tumor Response

A compound developed by Johns Hopkins researchers that blocks glutamine metabolism can slow tumor growth, alter the tumor microenvironment and promote the production of durable and highly active anti-tumor T cells.
8-Nov-2019 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Shows Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Language Problems Tied to Liver Failure

Natural language processing, the technology that lets computers read, decipher, understand and make sense of human language, is the driving force behind internet search engines, email filters, digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and...
7-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Oxygen-Starved Tumor Cells Have Survival Advantage That Promotes Cancer Spread

Using cells from human breast cancers and mouse breast cancer models, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have significant new evidence that tumor cells exposed to low-oxygen conditions have an advantage when it comes to...
7-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Some CBD Products May Yield Cannabis-Positive Urine Drug Tests

In a study of six adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that a single vaping episode of cannabis that is similar in chemical composition to that found in legal hemp products could possibly result in positive results on urine...
4-Nov-2019 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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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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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