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Johns Hopkins Study: Biosensor Barcodes Identify, Detail ‘Chatting’ Among Cancer Cells

Ever since the first barcode appeared on a pack of chewing gum in 1974, the now-ubiquitous system has enabled manufacturers, retailers and consumers to quickly and effectively identify, characterize, locate and track products and materials. In a...
30-Nov-2021 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Researchers Map the Cell Types of the Iris in Mice

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have genetically mapped the cell types that make up the mouse iris — the thin disc of pigmented tissue that, in humans, gives eyes their distinct colors.
30-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Clonal Hematopoiesis in Donor May Improve Bone Marrow Transplant Outcome

Clonal hematopoiesis, a condition in which mutations associated with blood cancers are found in the blood of healthy people, is common with aging. When looking for appropriate stem cell/bone marrow donors, clinicians tend to stay away from older...
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A Stunning 3d Map of Blood Vessels and Cells in a Mouse Skull Could Help Scientists Make New Bones

Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists have used glowing chemicals and other techniques to create a 3D map of the blood vessels and self-renewing “stem” cells that line and penetrate a mouse skull. The map provides precise locations of blood vessels...
18-Nov-2021 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Simultaneous Repair of Heart Valves May Benefit Some Adults

An international study of more than 400 adults concludes that people who undergo mitral valve surgery (between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart) and also have less than severe leakage of the tricuspid valve (a section of the heart...
16-Nov-2021 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Shows Immune Cells Against Covid-19 Stay High in Number Six Months After Vaccination

A recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers provides evidence that CD4+ T lymphocytes produced by people who received either of the two available messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines for COVID-19 persist six months after vaccination at only...
16-Nov-2021 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Adds Evidence That Altered Fat Metabolism, Enzyme, Plays Key Role in Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A new study using genetically engineered mice and human cell and tissue samples has added to evidence that higher levels of inflammatory chemicals involved in fat metabolism occur in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the neuromuscular...
11-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Mouse Cell Studies Show That Correcting DNA Disorganization Could Aid Diagnosis and Treatment of Rare Inherited Diseases

Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found that a protein that helps form a structural network under the surface of the cell’s “command center” — its nucleus — is key to ensuring that DNA inside it remains orderly.
11-Nov-2021 8:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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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