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Tumor-suppressor Protein Gives Up Its Secrets: Discovery promises new targets for cancer drug design
Genetic mutations aren’t the only thing that can keep a protein called PTEN from doing its tumor-...
Tissue Engineers Report Knee Cartilage Repair Success With New Biomaterial
In a small study, researchers reported increased healthy tissue growth after surgical repair of...
Need Steroids? Maybe Not for Lower Back Pain
New research from Johns Hopkins suggests that it may not be the steroids in spinal shots that...
Blood Pressure Drugs Shown to Decrease Risk of Alzheimer's Disease Dementia
A Johns Hopkins-led analysis of data previously gathered on more than 3,000 elderly Americans...
Boning Up on Bone Loss
Thomas Clemens, director of research in Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, is using...
Finding Alzheimer's Disease Before Symptoms Start
Johns Hopkins researchers say that by measuring levels of certain proteins in cerebrospinal fluid (...
Enzyme-Activating Antibodies Revealed As Marker For Most Severe Form Of Rheumatoid Arthritis
In a series of lab experiments designed to unravel the workings of a key enzyme widely considered a...
Deletion of Any Single Gene Provokes Mutations Elsewhere in the Genome
Johns Hopkins researchers report that the deletion of any single gene in yeast cells puts pressure...
Critical Gene In Retinal Development And Motion Sensing Identified
Our vision depends on exquisitely organized layers of cells within the eye’s retina, each with a...
‘Merlin’ Is a Matchmaker, Not a Magician
Johns Hopkins researchers have figured out the specific job of a protein long implicated in tumors...
‘Individualized’ Therapy for the Brain Targets Specific Gene Mutations Causing Dementia and ALS
Johns Hopkins scientists have developed new drugs that — at least in a laboratory dish — appear to...
An Ounce of Prevention: Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy has people thinking about genetic testing
Does Angelina Jolie have you thinking about genetic testing? Read this first.
Winning the Battle Within
The field of autoimmunity is complicated and fast-moving, but innovations are changing the way we...
Unraveling the Brain Chemistry of Food Addiction
Most people don’t get fat from eating broccoli and oatmeal. Instead, it’s the fast food, cheese...
To Know or Not to Know? The Genetic Testing Decision
With the vast array of testing now available, genetic counselors are key to helping us navigate our...
Osteoarthritis Progression Halted in Mice
Finding holds potential for avoiding joint replacement surgery.
In Arm's Reach
With extensive rehabilitation, a new, cutting-edge bionic arm offers patients unprecedented...
Gene Found To Foster Synapse Formation In The Brain
Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have found that a gene already implicated in human speech...
Giving Transplanted Cells A Nanotech Checkup
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have devised a way to detect whether cells previously transplanted...
Health Advocate Irene Pollin Donates $10 Million to the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for Prevention of Heart Disease
Irene Pollin, a passionate health advocate and founder of a national organization devoted to heart...
Statin Medications May Prevent Dementia and Memory Loss With Longer Use, While Not Posing Any Short-Term Cognition Problems
A review of dozens of studies on the use of statin medications to prevent heart attacks shows that...
Using Fat to Fight Brain Cancer
In laboratory studies, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found that stem cells from a patient...
Scientists Use Genome Sequencing to Prove Herbal Remedy Causes Upper Urinary Tract Cancers
Genomic sequencing experts at Johns Hopkins partnered with pharmacologists at Stony Brook...
Warburton Family Foundation Gift Establishes Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Johns Hopkins
The Warburton Family Foundation, based in Hudson, Ohio, has donated $1 million to the James...
Scientists at Johns Hopkins Get Half-Million Dollar Gift to Develop Genome-Based Test for Cancer
An anonymous donor has given $500,000 to conduct large-scale clinical trials and laboratory...
Researchers Ferret Out Function Of Autism Gene
Researchers say it’s clear that some cases of autism are hereditary, but have struggled to draw...
Potential for Added Medical Benefits Uncovered for Widely Used Breast Cancer Drug
Exemestane, a synthetic steroid drug widely prescribed to fight breast cancers that thrive on...
New Molecular Marker Predicts Patients Most Likely to Benefit From Some Cancer Drugs
Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a molecular marker called “Mig 6” that appears to...
Researchers Reveal Genetic Glitch at the Root of Allergies
Newly published research by investigators at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and the Johns Hopkins...
Johns Hopkins Researchers Find Promising Therapeutic Target for Hard-To-Treat Brain Tumor
Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found a specific protein in nearly 100 percent of high-...
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