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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

When Hollywood Met Neurosurgery

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A team of computer engineers and neurosurgeons, with an assist from Hollywood special effects experts, reports successful early tests of a novel, lifelike 3D simulator designed to teach surgeons to perform a delicate, minimally invasive brain...
25-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicians Vastly Underestimate Patients' Willingness to Share Sexual Orientation, Study Finds

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A study that surveyed a national sample of emergency department health care providers and adult patients suggests that patients are substantially more willing to disclose their sexual orientation than health care workers believe.
24-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovering the Basics of “Active Touch”

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Working with genetically engineered mice -- and especially their whiskers -- Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified a group of nerve cells in the skin responsible for what they call "active touch," a combination of motion and sensory...
19-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Center for Inherited Disease Research Receives $213 Million of New Funding

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The Johns Hopkins Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) marked its 20-year history supporting large-scale scientific collaboration by securing funding to the center through 2023. CIDR successfully competed for a seven-year contract from the...
20-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Evidence: Defective HIV Proviruses Hinder Immune System Response and Cure

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Researchers at Johns Hopkins and George Washington universities report new evidence that proteins created by defective forms of HIV long previously believed to be harmless actually interact with our immune systems and are actively monitored by a...
19-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Noninvasive Imaging Test Shown Accurate in Ruling Out Kidney Cancers

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The latest in a series of studies led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine shows that addition of a widely available, noninvasive imaging test called 99mTc-sestamibi SPECT/CT to CT or MRI increases the accuracy of kidney tumor classification....
19-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hopkins Researchers Discover Birth-And-Death Life Cycle of Neurons in the Adult Mouse Gut

Johns Hopkins researchers today published new evidence refuting the long-held scientific belief that the gut nerve cells we’re born with are the same ones we die with.
18-Apr-2017 9:00 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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8-Aug-2016 11:55 AM EDT

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