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Johns Hopkins Medicine-Led Consortium to Receive Up to $200 Million to Fight TB Globally

To address the global burden of tuberculosis (TB), one of humankind’s oldest scourges, an international collaboration led by Johns Hopkins Medicine has today been awarded up to $200 million in research funding over five years by the U.S. Agency...
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Early Physical Therapy Associated with Less Health Care Resource Use for Patients with Acute Lower Back Pain

Early initiation of physical therapy (PT) for U.S. patients with acute lower back pain (LBP) was associated with less health care resource use in the first month and the first year after the initial onset of symptoms, according to a new study by...
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Scientists Create Nanobody That Can Punch Through Tough Brain Cells and Potentially Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have helped develop a nanobody capable of getting through the tough exterior of brain cells and untangling misshapen proteins that lead to Parkinson’s disease, Lewy body dementia, and other neurocognitive...
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Study Shows Widespread Mislabeling of CBD Content Occurs for Over-the-Counter Products

In a new study, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers tested more than 100 topical cannabidiol (CBD) products available online and at retail stores, and found significant evidence of inaccurate and misleading labeling of CBD content.
20-Jul-2022 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Protein Parts Must Indeed Wiggle and Jiggle to Work Right, New Research Suggests

Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists report they have probed the atomic structure of proteins to add to evidence that the wobbles, shakes and quivers of proteins play a critical role in their ability to function. The findings of the research may help...
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Risk Factors in Adults with Cardiovascular Disease are Worsening Over Time Despite Advances in Secondary Prevention, Study Shows

In an analysis of medical information of more than 6,000 American adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD), researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine conclude that CVD risk “profiles” in secondary prevention have failed to improve over...
14-Jul-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Suggests That C. Difficile Drives Some Colorectal Cancers

Data collected by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy suggest that Clostridioides difficile, or C. diff, a bacterial species well known for causing serious diarrheal...
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Duration of Preoperative Pain Linked to Chronic Opioid Use After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

In a Johns Hopkins Medicine study of patients who underwent adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery, preoperative opioid use and pain duration of four or more years were independently associated with higher odds of chronic post-surgery opioid use.
13-Jul-2022 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stay Safe All Summer Long

As school ends, summer fun begins. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center experts say safety is the key to an enjoyable season for the whole family. Children’s Center experts are available to provide some top tips for the months ahead.
29-Jun-2022 11:00 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available to Discuss Importance of Mental Well-Being

19-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT

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Flu Season Underway Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

For the second straight year, flu season is emerging against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the number of flu cases was relatively low last year, experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine say that this year, it could be much higher.
11-Nov-2021 2:45 PM EST

Flu Season Returns Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available

Flu Season Returns Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Johns Hopkins Medicine Experts Available
27-Sep-2021 11:40 AM EDT

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Story Tips from Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

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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

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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