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NFL Players Need Medical Marijuana, But Their Union Won't Help

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Before the NFL season started, every active player received a letter from retired players Jake Plummer and Eugene Monroe. The pair was working with academic researchers at John Hopkins and the University of Pennsylvania, the letter explained, and they were looking for data. Read more...

Study shows blood products unaffected by drone trips

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In what is believed to be the first proof-of-concept study of its kind, Johns Hopkins researchers have determined that large bags of blood products, such as those transfused into patients every day, can maintain temperature and cellular integrity while transported by drones.

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty Sarah Szanton Receives Gerontological Society of America Award

Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing professor, has been awarded the 2016 Senior Service American Senior Scholar Award for Research Related to Disadvantaged Older Adults, given by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and Senior Service America, Inc.

Hopkins vs Smith: Bernard Hopkins' Media Workout

Check out Bernard Hopkins work the mitts with trainer John David Jackson in preparation for his final fight.

New link discovered between class of rogue autoantibodies and poor health outcomes

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Results of a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers offer new evidence for a strong link between angiotensin receptor autoantibodies and increased risk of frailty. In a report on the work, published online in the journal Circulation on Nov. Show More Summary

Hopkins preps for retirement and Smith

Story by John DiSanto – PhillyBoxingHistory.com Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr. – dcobbjr.com Bernard Hopkins, 55-7-2, 32 KOs, held an open media workout Monday at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia, and entered the event dressed as an old … Continue reading ? The post Hopkins preps for retirement and Smith appeared first on Boxing News.

Few Older Americans Have Dental Insurance

Only 12 percent of older Americans have some form of dental insurance and fewer than half visited a dentist in the previous year, suggests new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research on Medicare beneficiaries.

Italian Referendum: Neither Trump nor Brexit

By Erik Jones, Johns Hopkins University The Italians have delivered an overwhelming defeat to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Initial tallies of Dec. 4's referendum show a vote of just under 60 percent rejecting Renzi's constitutional reform package, with a little more than 40 percent supporting it. Show More Summary

AbbVie and Johns Hopkins to Collaborate on Cancer Research

North Chicago, Ill. and Baltimore, Md. December 5, 2016 - AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine today announced that they signed a five-year collaboration agreement with the goal of advancing medical oncology research and discovery at both organizations.

'Shock and kill' strategy for curing HIV may endanger patients' brains

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Combination drug treatments have become successful at long-term control of HIV infection, but the goal of totally wiping out the virus and curing patients has so far been stymied by HIV's ability to hide out in cells and become dormant for long periods of time.

The Quality of China’s Yuan Deteriorates – In One Chart

Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. During the past year, the Chinese yuan (CNY) has shed a bit more than 7 percent of its value against the greenback. That’s only one aspect of the CNY’s weakness. Show More Summary

Johns Hopkins Researchers Uncover More Genetic Links to Brain Cancer Cell Growth

Two recently discovered genetic differences between brain cancer cells and normal tissue cells -- an altered gene and a snippet of noncoding genetic material -- could offer clues to tumor behavior and potential new targets for therapy, Johns Hopkins scientists report.

Turning off Asthma Attacks

Working with human immune cells in the laboratory, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified a critical cellular "off" switch for the inflammatory immune response that contributes to lung-constricting asthma attacks. The switch, they say, is composed of regulatory proteins that control an immune signaling pathway in cells.

Turning off asthma attacks

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Working with human immune cells in the laboratory, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified a critical cellular 'off' switch for the inflammatory immune response that contributes to lung-constricting asthma attacks. The switch, they say, is composed of regulatory proteins that control an immune signaling pathway in cells.

Trauma surgeon who survived shooting fights against gun violence

Experience as a victim inspires Johns Hopkins surgeon to push for gun violence research.

Szanton receives GSA's 2016 Senior Service America Senior Scholar Award

(The Gerontological Society of America) The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and Senior Service America, Inc., have named Sarah Szanton, Ph.D., A.N.P., F.A.A.N., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing as the 2016 recipient of the Senior Service America Senior Scholar Award for Research Related to Disadvantaged Older Adults.

'Magic mushrooms' may provide cost-effective treatment for depressed cancer patients

The mystical experience of tripping on magic mushrooms may not sound like a medical treatment, but new research from NYU Langone Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University suggests it could prove... To view the full story, click the title link.

Tufts and Johns Hopkins win $25 million NIH award to build new trial innovation center

(Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute) Investigators at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, together with Johns Hopkins...Show More Summary

'Tis the Season to Protect Yourself Against the Flu

Flu cases are being reported in Maryland and across the country, and experts at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine expect to see numbers continue to rise. To prevent the flu, Johns Hopkins experts say everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated against the influenza virus every year.

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Expands Cancer Care and Research Facility at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Cancer experts from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center are now embedded in a newly expanded facility within Johns Hopkins Medicine-owned Sibley Memorial Hospital in northwest Washington, D.C.

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