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Personalized Treatment for Those in Blood Pressure ‘Gray Zone’


Using data from a national study, Johns Hopkins researchers determined that using heart CT scans can help personalize treatment in patients whose blood pressure falls in the gray zone of just above normal or mild high blood pressure.
17-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Potentially Reversible Changes in Gene Control 'Prime' Pancreatic Cancer Cells to Spread


A multicenter team of researchers reports that a full genomic analysis of tumor samples from a small number of people who died of pancreatic cancer suggests that chemical changes to DNA that do not affect the DNA sequence itself yet control how it...
12-Jan-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Young Scientists Get Boost in Funding From Johns Hopkins and Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network


Young scientists interested in bladder cancer research can compete for up to two awards totaling $100,000 from a joint effort between the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute and the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN).
13-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Some Cells Need a ‘Haircut’ Before Duplicating

Many of our cells are equipped with a hairlike "antenna" that relays information about the external environment to the cell, and scientists have already discovered that the appearance and disappearance of these so-called primary cilia are...
11-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Updated Classification System Captures Many More People at Risk for Heart Attack

Experts at Johns Hopkins and New York's Mount Sinai Health System have published a suggested new plan for a five-stage system of classifying the risk of heart attack in those with heart disease, one they say puts much-needed and long-absent focus on...
11-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Alcohol Prevents Ability to Extinguish Fearful Memories in Mice


Experiments in mice by researchers at Johns Hopkins suggest that if the goal is to ease or extinguish fearful emotional memories like those associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol may make things worse, not better. Results of their...
10-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Identifies Barriers to Sexual Health Among Male Teens and Young Men


Johns Hopkins researchers who conducted a dozen focus groups with 70 straight and gay/bisexual Hispanic and African-American males ages 15 to 24 report that gaining a better understanding of the context in which young men grow up will allow health...
9-Jan-2017 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Experiments in Mice May Help Boost Newly FDA-Approved Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy


Johns Hopkins researchers along with academic and drug industry investigators say they have identified a new biological target for treating spinal muscular atrophy.
9-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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


5-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST

Keeping the Holidays Healthy


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.


3-Oct-2016 11:10 AM EDT

Need Health Experts for #Rio2016 Stories? @HopkinsMedNews Has You Covered.

8-Aug-2016 11:55 AM EDT

Dr. Pantelyat Available to Speak on Lewy Body Dementia


4-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Researcher Can Comment on Nobel Winning Anti-Malaria Compound


5-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT

‪#‎KylieJennerChallenge - Johns Hopkins plastic surgeon: "Don't do it."

24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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