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Weak Electric Current to the Brain May Improve Thinking in People with Schizophrenia

Lightly stimulating the brain with electricity may improve short-term memory in people with schizophrenia, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Teaching/Learning: What's the Take-Away?

A few weeks ago, I wrapped up my first semester of teaching Museums and Community Engagement online for the Johns Hopkins University Museum Studies graduate program. This experience was very much about both learning and teaching for me. Show More Summary

Study Suggests New Way of Preventing Diabetes-Associated Blindness

Reporting on their study with lab-grown human cells, researchers at The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland say that blocking a second blood vessel growth protein, along with one that is already well-known, could offer a new way to treat and prevent a blinding eye disease caused by diabetes.

Watch NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Final Four Live: No. 1 Notre Dame vs. 4 Denver, No. 6 Maryland vs. Johns Hopkins

For the fifth time in the past six years, the NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse semifinals will feature a non-seeded team as Johns Hopkins upset No. 2 seed Syracuse in the quarterfinals last week. Despite being unseeded John Hopkins is a lacrosse power. Show More Summary

A Double Amputee Tests an Incredible Set of Robotic Prosthetic Arms

5 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Colorado man Les Baugh lost both of his arms as a teenager, but has been participating in a study at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHUAPL) that has given him the chance to test and help develop a set of advanced robotic prosthetic arms. Baugh is the subject of a short documentary by The New […]

DACA Made a Future Nurse's Dreams Become Reality

By David Castillo, New Media Manager, NCLR When Jose Aguiluz was 15, he was involved in a severe car accident in his native Honduras. Desperate for help, his aunt contacted doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. The...Show More Summary

Low-Volume, High-Concept

By JOSHUA LIU, MD I was incredibly impressed by the announcement this week that three top U.S. health systems – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and the University of Michigan Health System – will be enforcing standards that prevent low-volume hospitals from performing certain surgeries. This comes on the heels of a major U.S.

Seven Projects to Make Progress on Ethics and Global Food Security in Five Years

Johns Hopkins experts lead an international group that has issued an ambitious five-year agenda to tackle some of the most complex ethical issues involved in ensuring the global population has enough sustainably produced safe and nutritious food.

Pilot Clinical Trial Finds Injected Immune Cells Safe in Multiple Myeloma Patients

In a report on what is believed to be the first small clinical trial of its kind, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have safely used immune cells grown from patients' own bone marrow to treat multiple myeloma, a cancer of white blood cells.

You Can Fail a Drug Test Thanks to Contact High

It may take a whole lot of weed and a total lack of ventilation, but scientists say it's true: You can get contact highs from marijuana, with high enough levels in your bloodstream to fail drug tests. So report Johns Hopkins researchers in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. They...

Gun Violence Restraining Orders: A Promising Strategy to Reduce Gun Violence in the U.S.

Gun violence restraining orders (GVROs) are a promising strategy for reducing firearm homicide and suicide in the United States, and should be considered by states seeking to address gun violence, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center...Show More Summary

Molecule Designed to Treat Lung Cancer Shows Promising Results in Mice

A multidisciplinary team led by Johns Hopkins researcher Venu Raman, Ph.D., with notable contributions from Guus Bol, Farhad Vesuna and Phuoc Tran of Johns Hopkins, has identified a new therapy for lung cancer, the most common cancer worldwide.

Want to Avoid Suffocating After Serving Ten Years as UK Poet Laureate? Here’s How!

Well, if you’re Sir Andrew Motion, you move to the US and become professor of the arts at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. That’s one way, as reported by BBC News. Of his decision to move across the pond, Motion said: “”I feel I’m spending roughly half my time hiding in plain sight because I […]

COPD Is More Prevalent in Poor and Rural Areas of the U.S.

Living in a rural area and being poor are risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), said Sarath Raju, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, lead author of a study presented at the 2015 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

He turned down every Ivy League school. Stanford too. Who is he and where is he going?

He turned down Harvard, Yale and Princeton universities, and, for that matter, every other school in the Ivy League school. He said “no” to Stanford, Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt too, as well as Washington University in St. Louis and New York University. So who he is and where is he going? He is Ronald Nelson, […]

He turned down every Ivy League school. Stanford too. Who is he and where is he going?

He turned down Harvard, Yale and Princeton universities, and, for that matter, every other school in the Ivy League school. He said “no” to Stanford, Johns Hopkins and Vanderbilt too, as well as Washington University in St. Louis and New York University. So who he is and where is he going? He is Ronald Nelson, […]

Targeted, High-Dose Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Appears to Benefit Some Patients with Pancreatic Cancer

Two studies from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers add to preliminary evidence that high-dose radiation treatment, called stereotactic body radiotherapy, appears to be safe and as effective as standard radiation treatment for certain patients with pancreatic cancer whose tumors are advanced but have not spread.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to Lead $17 Million Canadian Project

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Institute for International Programs will lead a five-year, $17-million program to help the Canadian government measure the impact of its maternal and child health programming around the world.

Watch Men’s D-I Lacrosse Quarterfinals Live: No. 2 Syracuse vs. Johns Hopkins And No. 3 North Carolina vs. No. 6 Maryland

Half of the Division I men’s lacrosse Final Four is set as top-seeded Notre Dame and No. 4 seeded Denver won their quarterfinal games on Saturday. No. 1 Notre Dame secured their spot in the Final Four by defeating Albany 14-10 while No. Show More Summary

‘Two quasi-independent language systems’ in Your Brain

A new study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins, Rice, and Columbia Universities reveals that written and spoken language can function independent of one another because those impulses occur from different points in the brain.Show More Summary

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