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?Prepped? by tumor cells, lymphatic cells encourage breast cancer cells to spread

Breast cancer cells can lay the groundwork for their own spread throughout the body by coaxing cells within lymphatic vessels to send out tumor-welcoming signals, according to a new report by Johns Hopkins scientists. read more

Low-carb diets are better than low-fat ones: study

For weight loss and cardiovascular disease prevention, low carb is the way to go, according to researchers from Tulane University, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins University in the U.S.

New Era With a New Prime Minister in Turkey?

This post was coauthored with Assistant Professor Aylin Ünver Noi, Visiting Scholar, Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Former Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu was nominated by President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdo?an as Turkey's new prime minister over a week ago. Show More Summary

New Era With a New Prime Minister in Turkey?

This post was coauthored with Assistant Professor Aylin Ünver Noi, Visiting Scholar, Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Former Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu was nominated by President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdo?an as Turkey's new prime minister over a week ago. Show More Summary

What your 1st-grade life says about the rest of it

BALTIMORE — In the beginning, when they knew just where to find everyone, they pulled the children out of their classrooms. They sat in any quiet corner of the schools they could claim: the sociologists from Johns Hopkins and, one at a time, the excitable first-graders. Monica Jaundoo, whose parents never made it past the […]

Johns Hopkins's Newest Rape Expert Previously Mishandled Rape Report

Johns Hopkins University is one the 76 American colleges and universities under federal investigation for mishandling rape allegations. Like so many of the schools that have come under fire in the past year, JHU has publicly paid lip service to fixing its polices — but student activists are skeptical that the changes being made are actually effective. Read more...

Ben Carson on Struggles of Black Community: 'It's Not a Racial Thing, It's a Social Thing'

On Tuesday’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson discussed his debate with Jesse Jackson that had occurred over on last weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday.” Host Bill O’Reilly suggested Carson had been “generous” in his debate with Jackson. Show More Summary

Ethics Summit Envisions Road Map for America's Nurses

A National Nursing Ethics Summit, the first of its kind, was convened by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Berman Institute of Bioethics on August 13-15. Approximately 50 nurse ethicists, professional nursing organization leaders and key stakeholders gathered to define a blueprint for nursing ethics in the United States for the 21st century.

Some health care workers lack gear to protect from HIV, other bloodborne infections

Health care workers in some of the world's poorest countries lack basic equipment to shield them from HIV and other bloodborne infections during surgical and other procedures, new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests. Show More Summary

Health Care Workers in Poor Nations Lack Gear Needed to Protect From HIV and Other Bloodborne Infections Like Ebola

Health care workers in some of the world's poorest countries lack basic equipment to shield them from HIV and other bloodborne infections during surgical and other procedures, new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests. The findings underscore the lack of adequate protective supplies in nations at the center of the current Ebola outbreak.

Using Electrocorticography for Mind-Machine Interfaces

Last year, an epilepsy patient awaiting brain surgery at the renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital occupied her time with an unusual activity. While doctors and neuroscientists clustered around, she repeatedly reached toward a video screen, which showed a small orange ball on a table. Show More Summary

It Is Interesting How Even Small Changes In Clinical Order Paths Can Make A Big Difference.

This appeared a little while ago:Hopkins Tweaks CPOE, Saves $1.25 MillionGreg Goth JUL 8, 2014 9:25am ETResearchers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, used two relatively simple tactics to significantly reduce the number...Show More Summary

Security researchers buy pornoscanner, demonstrate how to sneak in guns & bombs

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(Rapiscan images showing a subject carrying no weapon (left) versus a.380 ACP pistol sewn to the side of his pants leg, (right) which is practically invisible in the scan) Researchers from UCSD, the U Michigan, and Johns Hopkins will...Show More Summary

Ben Carson: Liberals Have Made It Politically Incorrect to Talk About Real Race Problems

Wednesday on Fox News Channel's "Your World With Neil Cavuto," former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson suggested turning the discussion on the events surrounding the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, MO into a larger discussion of the plight of young black men in the inner cities of America. Show More Summary

Researchers find security flaws in backscatter X-ray scanners

A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego, the University of Michigan, and Johns Hopkins University have discovered several security vulnerabilities in full-body backscatter X-ray scanners deployed to U.S. airports between 2009 and 2013. read more

What’s Up Tuesday 8/19

Good Tuesday, Atlanta! Keep the good mood going with one of these awesome shows in the city tonight! Let us know what you get up to and what you discover. John Driskell Hopkins & Brighter Shade with special guests, The Best Brothers Band @ Eddie’s Attic Backed up by award winning Bluegrass Band Balsam Range […]

Esteemed Surgeon-Scientist Named Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief at Johns Hopkins

Internationally renowned pediatric surgeon and scientist David Hackam, M.D., Ph.D., will become the new pediatric surgeon-in-chief at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Engineering long-lasting joint lubrication by mimicking nature

By finding a way to bind a slippery molecule naturally found in the fluid that surrounds healthy joints, Johns Hopkins researchers have engineered surfaces that have the potential to deliver long-lasting lubrication at specific spots throughout the body. Show More Summary

CDC Awards $4 Million to the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $4 million to the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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