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NEWS STORIES IN THIS ISSUE: - Johns Hopkins Medicine Celebrates Its Contributions to Keto Therapy as Diet Turns 100 - COVID-19 News: Can Dietary Supplements Help the Immune System Fight Coronavirus Infection? - Johns Hopkins Medicine Helps...
15-Jul-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Imaging Test May Predict Patients Most at Risk of Some Heart Complications from COVID-19

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown that a type of echocardiogram, a common test to evaluate whether a person’s heart is pumping properly, may be useful in predicting which patients with COVID-19 are most at risk of developing atrial...
8-Jul-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Fortunate Accident’ May Yield Immunity Weapon Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

In what turned out to be one of the most important accidents of all time, Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming returned to his laboratory after a vacation in 1928 to find a clear zone surrounding a piece of mold that had infiltrated a petri...
7-Jul-2021 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gene Editing Therapy in Early Stages of Huntington’s Disease May Slow Down Symptom Progression, Mouse Study Shows

In a new study on mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that using MRI scans to measure blood volume in the brain can serve as a noninvasive way to potentially track the progress of gene editing therapies for early-stage Huntington’s...
7-Jul-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cynthia Wolberger Named Director of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry

Structural biologist Cynthia Wolberger, Ph.D., has been appointed director of the Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The first woman to lead the department, she will take over the...
1-Jul-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research News Tip Sheet: Story Ideas from Johns Hopkins Medicine

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Johns Hopkins Medicine Media Relations is focused on disseminating current, accurate and useful information to the public via the media. As part of that effort, we are distributing our “COVID-19 Tip Sheet: Story Ideas...
23-Jun-2021 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Suggests that Smoother Silicone Breast Implants Reduce Severity of Immune System Reactions

According to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Rice University in Houston, silicone breast implants with a smoother surface design have less risk of producing inflammation and other immune...
21-Jun-2021 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Look-Back Study Charts 60 Years of Treatments, Health Characteristics Among People with Dwarfism

In a retrospective study believed to be one of the largest of its kind, researchers say they have successfully charted the health risks, growth patterns, and medical and surgical outcomes of 1,374 people with the most common form of dwarfism, called...
21-Jun-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

NEWS STORIES IN THIS ISSUE: - Stressed About “Returning to Normal”? Here Are Tips to Ease Into the Transition - Be Your Brother’s Keeper: Steps for Faith-Based Communities to Reopen Safely
16-Jun-2021 11:00 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Mental Health Experts Available for Interviews Following Trial Verdict in Death of George Floyd

21-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT

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Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

One year ago, then 65-year-old Miriam Clark developed a fever, lost her appetite and had no energy. She and her daughter, Tye Clark, the administrative services manager of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Division of Hospital...
24-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT

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Raising Awareness During Diabetes Awareness Month– Adult and Pediatric Diabetes Experts Available

More than 34 million people in the U.S, or 10.5% of the population, have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And as many as 7 million more Americans have the disease and don’t know it. Diabetes is the...
5-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST

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Story Tips From Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

Story tips from Johns Hopkins Medicine experts on Covid-19
25-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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Story Tips From Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

The following are various story ideas regarding the COVID-19 illness. To interview experts in these tips or others at Johns Hopkins, contact [email protected]
7-Apr-2020 8:00 AM EDT

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COVID-19 Tip Sheet: Story Ideas from Johns Hopkins

31-Mar-2020 8:00 AM EDT

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Intermittent Fasting: Live ‘Fast,’ Live longer?

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