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Save Your Money: Vast Majority Of Dietary Supplements Don’t Improve Heart Health or Put Off Death

In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found that almost all vitamin, mineral and other nutrient supplements or diets cannot be linked to...
16-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Loose RNA Molecules Rejuvenate Skin, Researchers Discover

Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? Millions of Americans a year turn to lasers and prescription drugs to rejuvenate their skin, but exactly how that rejuvenation works has never been fully explained....
15-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Researchers Identify Health Conditions Likely to be MisDiagnosed

For a patient, a diagnostic error can mean the difference between life and death. While estimates vary, likely more than 100,000 Americans die or are permanently disabled each year due to medical diagnoses that initially miss conditions or are wrong...
11-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientific Statement On Predicting Survival for Cardiac Arrest Survivors

To better facilitate research on appropriately determining prognosis after cardiac arrest and to establish better treatments for recovering from brain injury, a working group with neurologist Romer Geocadin and other American Heart Association (AHA)...
11-Jul-2019 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tip Sheet: Have Fun This Summer While Staying Safe

Watching fireworks is a great way to celebrate Independence Day, and most cities have events that safely display fireworks. To avoid life-threatening injuries, Johns Hopkins pediatric surgeon Alejandro Garcia, M.D., says consider attending one of...
3-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Probes How to Tell Elderly Patients Not to Bother With Cancer Screening

Over the past decades, the idea that all adults should get regularly screened for cancer — with mammograms, colonoscopies and prostate specific antigen blood tests — has been conveyed to the public time after time. But current clinical...
2-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Research Focused on Early Stage Bladder Cancer Wins $3.2 Million Federal Grant

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, the Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute, the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, the Brady Urological Institute, and the Center for Computational Genomics at Johns Hopkins have...
1-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Low-Carb ‘Keto’ Diet (‘Atkins-Style’) May Modestly Improve Cognition in Older Adults

In a pilot study of 14 older adults with mild cognitive problems suggestive of early Alzheimer’s disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory.
27-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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Johns Hopkins expert available to comment on falls and Ruth Bader Ginsburg

8-Nov-2018 10:15 AM EST

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Estimated 1.9 Million Vapers in U.S. and Growing

18-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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Polio-Like Illness Outbreak in Children, Expert Available

12-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT

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