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“Metabolic Inhibitor” Compound Extends Survival in Mice with MYC-Expressing Pediatric Brain Tumors

Versions of an antibiotic drug called DON first isolated from soil bacteria more than 60 years ago have shown promising signs of extending survival in mice models of especially lethal pediatric brain tumors marked by the high expression of a...
23-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stem Cells With ‘Dual Identity’ Linked to Loss of Smell From Sinus Inflammation

In experiments with mice and human tissue samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that neuronal stem cells in the part of the nose responsible for the sense of smell transform themselves to perpetuate the long-term inflammation...
19-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Researchers ID Compound That Could Play A Novel Role In Halting Pancreatic Cancer Progression

In early test tube and mouse studies, investigators at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have found that nonmuscle myosin IIC (MYH14), a protein activated in response to mechanical stress, helps promote metastatic...
18-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Starting HIV Treatment in ERs May Be Key to Ending HIV Spread Worldwide

In a follow-up study conducted in South Africa, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have evidence that hospital emergency departments (EDs) worldwide may be key strategic settings for curbing the spread of HIV infections in hard-to-reach...
16-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hopkins Medicine Unveils $80 Million Green Spring Station Expansion With A Community Health Fair And Tours of New Facility

Johns Hopkins Medicine will unveil an $80 million Green Spring Station expansion with a grand opening community health fair on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at Pavilion III. The free health fair will feature health screenings,...
16-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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In Mice: Transplanted Brain Stem Cells Survive Without Anti-Rejection Drugs

In experiments in mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have developed a way to successfully transplant certain protective brain cells without the need for lifelong anti-rejection drugs.
16-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Failed Cancer Drug Looks Promising For Scleroderma And Other Fibrotic Conditions

Sixteen years ago, a research group at Mayo Medical School published results showing that a protein called TRAIL can kill cells that cause liver fibrosis but no one seemed to follow up on these findings. Now, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine...
12-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Survey Shows Many Primary Care Doctors Are Unprepared to Help Patients Avoid Diabetes

In a report on their findings in the Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM), the researchers say their survey of 1,000 randomly selected PCPs revealed significant gaps in the group’s overall knowledge of risk factors, diagnostic criteria and...
10-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

8-Nov-2018 10:15 AM EST

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