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HIV

Researchers Uncover Potential New Drug Targets in the Fight Against HIV

Johns Hopkins scientists report they have identified two potential new drug targets for the treatment of HIV. The finding is from results of a...
preeclampsia

Severe Preeclampsia Heart Imaging Study Reveals Roots of Cardiac Damage in...

Johns Hopkins researchers say a heart imaging study of scores of pregnant women with the most severe and dangerous form of a blood pressure...
Alzheimer's disease

pH Imbalance in Brain Cells May Contribute to Alzheimer’s Disease

Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they have found new evidence in lab-grown mouse brain cells, called astrocytes, that one root of Alzheimer’s disease may...
Cancer Tumors

Turning off Protein Could Boost Immunotherapy Effectiveness on Cancer Tumors

Researchers at the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy in the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center discovered inhibiting a previously known protein could reduce tumor burdens and enhance the effectiveness...
breast cancervideo

Scientists Discover a Dynamic Cellular Defense Against Breast Cancer Invasion

Johns Hopkins researchers report they have demonstrated in mouse tissue grown in the lab that the cell layer surrounding breast milk ducts reaches out...
Fatty Diet

Experimental Drug Reverses Hair Loss and Skin Damage Linked to Fatty...

In a series of experiments with mice, Johns Hopkins investigators have used an experimental compound to successfully reverse hair loss, hair whitening and skin...
Solar Power Forecast Errors

JHU Project Aims to Save Millions by Reducing Solar Power Forecast...

Although the popularity of solar energy has surged, the unpredictability of a weather-dependent technology has kept even more people from embracing it. A new...
dementia

Majority of Older Adults with Probable Dementia Are Likely Unaware They...

A Johns Hopkins Medicine analysis of information gathered for an ongoing and federally sponsored study of aging and disability adds to evidence that a...
brain cancer

Scientists Create Nano-Size Packets of Genetic Code Aimed at Brain Cancer...

In a “proof of concept” study, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have successfully delivered nano-size packets of genetic code called microRNAs to...
Cancer Resistance to Drugs

Computer Algorithm Maps Cancer Resistance to Drugs, Therapy

New methods of studying the evolution of treatment resistance in head and neck cancer are being developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel...
Parkinson’s Disease

Experimental Drug Stops Parkinson’s Disease Progression in Mice

Johns Hopkins researchers say they have developed an experimental drug, similar to compounds used to treat diabetes, that slows the progression of Parkinson’s disease...
Chronic Inflammation

Mid- to Late-Life Increases in Marker of Chronic Inflammation Tied to...

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have added to evidence that rising and chronic inflammation as measured by a biomarker in the blood in middle and...
opioid drugs

Activating Two Receptors Along Chemical Pathways May Provide Pain Relief at...

A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that activating nerve cell receptors along two chemical pathways — one that has previously been...
prostate cancer

Lethal Prostate Cancer Treatment May Benefit from Combination Immunotherapy

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (BKI) released a study investigating the use of combination...
lung disease

Low Vitamin D Levels Associated with Scarring Lung Disease

Reviewing medical information gathered on more than 6,000 adults over a 10-year period, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that lower than normal blood levels...
prosthetic handvideo

Bringing a Human Touch to Modern Prosthetics

Amputees often experience the sensation of a "phantom limb"—a feeling that a missing body part is still there. That sensory illusion is closer to becoming...
prurigo nodularis

Racial Differences Uncovered in Debilitating Itchy Skin Condition

An international team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers has conducted what is believed to be the largest detailed published study of people with...
Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction Means Increased Risk for Heart Disease, Regardless of Other...

Erectile dysfunction (ED) indicates greater cardiovascular risk, regardless of other risk factors, such as cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure, according new research published...
quantum matter

Evidence for New Property of Quantum Matter Revealed

A theorized but never-before detected property of quantum matter has now been spotted in the lab, a team of scientists reports. The team proved that...
bacterial infections

Infection Rates After Colonoscopy, Endoscopy at US Specialty Centers Are Far...

The rates of infection following colonoscopies and upper-GI endoscopies performed at U.S. outpatient specialty centers are far higher than previously believed, according to a...