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Alcohol use affects levels of cholesterol regulator through epigenetics

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In an analysis of the epigenomes of people and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the National Institutes of Health report that drinking alcohol may induce changes to a cholesterol-regulating ge...

Equifax breach brings renewed attention to information security vulnerabilities

The recent Equifax breach, which compromised the personal data of more than 143 million American consumers, was a frequent topic of conversation during the fourth annual Cyber Security Conference held Tuesday at Johns Hopkins University. It topped conference organizer Anton Dahbura's "Unlucky 13" list of cyber concerns that have come to light in the past two weeks.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital Earns Accreditation From CEO Roundtable on Cancer

The Johns Hopkins Hospital will join the ranks of more than 200 organizations that have been accredited as CEO Cancer Gold Standard employers by meeting standards of excellence in cancer prevention, early detection and quality care for their employees. Show More Summary

This record-breaking drone could spark a revolution in American healthcare

A record-breaking drone being tested by Johns Hopkins University could spark a revolution in American healthcare by reaching people in remote areas. Join the conversation about this story »

DNA triggers shape-shifting in hydrogels, opening a new way to make 'soft robots'

(Johns Hopkins University) Biochemical engineers at the Johns Hopkins University have used sequences of DNA molecules to induce shape-changing in water-based gels, demonstrating a new tactic to produce 'soft' robots and "smart" medical devices that do not rely on cumbersome wires, batteries or tethers.

Genetically Altered Mice Bear Some Hallmarks of Human Bipolar Behavior

Johns Hopkins researchers report they have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the abnormal behaviors the rodents show can be reversed using well-established drug treatments for bipolar disorder, such as lithium.

A new way to create 'soft robots'—DNA triggers that cause hydrogels to change shape

Biochemical engineers at Johns Hopkins University used sequences of DNA molecules to cause water-based gels to change shape, demonstrating a new tactic to produce soft robots and "smart" medical devices that don't rely on cumbersome wires, batteries, or tethers.

Liberals Furious! Johns Hopkins Chief Psychiatrist: Transgender is a ‘Mental Disorder’

The transgender movement has been growing steadily, with the LGBT lobby insisting that Americans accept that people can choose their gender at will, and even change it if they want

Global Food Expert Martin Bloem to Lead the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Martin W. Bloem, MD, PhD, a leading expert in global food and nutrition research and policy, has been named director of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Drones carried blood samples over the Arizona desert, and it could change the future of medicine

Researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine used drones to transfer human blood samples, traveling over 160 miles across the Arizona desert. This is a new distance record for unmanned aircraft transportation of medical samples and it could improve the speed of the diagnoses for remote patients.  Read more... More about Tech, Mashable Video, Drones, Medicine, and Medical

$3 million collaboration to develop new approaches for HIV therapy

(University of Liverpool) A collaboration between the University of Liverpool and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM) has been awarded a further $3m (£2.2m) to develop sophisticated new medicines for HIV.

Forget The Hype: Public Infrastructure Generates Waste, Fraud And Abuse

Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. Economic policy is subject to fads and fashions. The most recent economic-policy fad is public infrastructure. Its advocates include progressives on the “left” and populists on the “right.” It is an undefined hallmark of President Trump’s economic program. Show More Summary

Inflation Is Among The Costs Of Venezuela's War On The Private Sector

Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. Venezuela is engaged in a multifaceted “war.” The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela’s main enemy is the private sector of the economy (read:...Show More Summary

Study advances efforts to screen all children for Type 1 diabetes

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Stanford University and the University of Florida report the development of a novel antibody detection technology that holds promise for improving the accuracy of diagnostic tests for type 1 diabetes in young children and making populationwide screening practical.

Nurses Throw Birthday Party For 3-Year-Old Separated From Family By Hurricane Irma

When Hurricane Irma separated a hospitalized toddler from her family on her birthday, the nurses and child life specialists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida made sure to throw her a special party.

Scientists set record – for flying blood in a drone

A team of scientists from Johns Hopkins University have set a rather unique record – they've used a fixed-wing drone to fly medical samples farther than any drone has ever done before. The Latitude Engineering HQ-40 aircraft transported...Show More Summary

Study Sets New Distance Record for Medical Drone Transport

Johns Hopkins researchers have set a new delivery distance record for medical drones, successfully transporting human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert. Throughout the three-hour flight, they report, the on-board payload system maintained temperature control, ensuring the samples were viable for laboratory analysis after landing.

Penn: How openings in Antarctic sea ice affect worldwide climate

(University of Pennsylvania) In a new analysis of climate models, researchers from the University of Pennslyvania, Spain's Institute of Marine Sciences and Johns Hopkins University reveal the significant global effects that seemingly anomalous polynyas, or openings in sea ice, can have. Show More Summary

Video: What can Hurricane Irma tell us about the future of Atlantic hurricanes?

Anand Gnanadesikan, a climate modeler in Johns Hopkins University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, examines the atmospheric and oceanic circulation of the tropics, including how changes in circulation can affect hurricane formation.

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