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Like the plastic caps at the end of shoelaces, telomeres protect -- in their case -- the interior-...
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have devised a way to detect whether cells previously transplanted...
Most people don’t get fat from eating broccoli and oatmeal. Instead, it’s the fast food, cheese...
Johns Hopkins scientists have developed new drugs that — at least in a laboratory dish — appear to...
Johns Hopkins researchers have figured out the specific job of a protein long implicated in tumors...
Our vision depends on exquisitely organized layers of cells within the eye’s retina, each with a...
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Johns Hopkins researchers report that the deletion of any single gene in yeast cells puts pressure...
In a series of lab experiments designed to unravel the workings of a key enzyme widely considered a...
Johns Hopkins researchers say that by measuring levels of certain proteins in cerebrospinal fluid (...
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Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have found that a gene already implicated in human speech...
Cleveland Clinic has been selected as the primary investigator in a $11.3 million nationwide study...
It’s tough to hit a fast-moving target — especially if it’s microscopic and lodged deep in a person...
One of the most devastating side effects of diabetes is kidney failure, and one of the earliest...
Like many innovations in medicine, this discovery began as a problem. In the early 1990s,...
A new investigational drug significantly reduced urinary cortisol levels and improved symptoms of...
Patients with food allergy have a sensitization to a specific food or foods and manifest a...
A strategy developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)-based investigators to increase levels...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be a complex disease to treat. As part of Massachusetts...
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a gene variant that helps predict...
Is aging inevitable? What factors make older tissues in the human body less able to maintain and...

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