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Counting the Cuts in Mohs Surgery: A Way to Improve Care and Reduce Costs

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In an analysis of Medicare billing data submitted by more than 2,300 United States physicians, researchers have calculated the average number of surgical slices, or cuts, made during Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS), a procedure that progressively...
28-Apr-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The High Cost of Surviving Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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According to a new multicenter study, nearly half of previously employed adult survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after hospital discharge, and are estimated to have lost an average of $27,000 in earnings.
26-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Single Gene Encourages Growth of Intestinal Stem Cells, Supporting "Niche" Cells--and Cancer

A gene previously identified as critical for tumor growth in many human cancers also maintains intestinal stem cells and encourages the growth of cells that support them, according to results of a study led by Johns Hopkins researchers. The finding,...
27-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exercise and Vitamin D Better Together for Heart Health

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Johns Hopkins researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a “synergistic” link between exercise and good vitamin D levels in reducing the risk of...
27-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Allegheny Health Network Joins Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network

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Allegheny Health Network in Pennsylvania is the latest health system to join the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network. Developed by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, the research network is designed to establish...
27-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Supporting Innovation With New Innovation Hub

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By providing startups education, mentorship, services and affordable space, FastForward 1812 aims to help revitalize Baltimore’s economy
26-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clearing Out Old Cells Could Extend Joint Health, Stop Osteoarthritis

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In a preclinical study in mice and human cells, researchers report that selectively removing old or 'senescent' cells from joints could stop and even reverse the progression of osteoarthritis.
26-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Levels Of "Memory Protein" Linked to Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease

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This discovery, described online in the April 25 edition of eLife, will lead to important research and may one day help experts develop new and better therapies for Alzheimer's and other forms of cognitive decline.
25-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts on Bioethics and Policy Available for Comment

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6-Feb-2017 11:45 AM EST

Johns Hopkins Medicine Orthopaedic Expert Available to Comment on Super Bowl & Football Injuries

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31-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Expert Available to Speak on Improving Sports Performance with Science, NFL Player Health Factors and the Super Bowl

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26-Jan-2017 3:00 PM EST

Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Speak on New Peanut Allergy Prevention Guidelines

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5-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST

Keeping the Holidays Healthy

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The holidays are a time for family, fun and happiness. They are usually spent with the ones we love reflecting on the past year and feeling grateful. However, even with all the joy, the holidays can cause quite a large amount of stress. Whether it...
19-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST

@HopkinsMedicine Experts Available to Discuss Role of #Autophagy in Cocaine-Induced Cell Death

4-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT

.@Hopkinsmedicine #Autophagy Expert Available to Speak About Today's #Nobelprize.

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3-Oct-2016 11:10 AM EDT

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