||Artificial enzyme may be first step toward treatment for Parkinson's disease
||... disease and its characteristics, travels from the gut to the brain, where it spreads and sticks together in lethal clumps known as Lewy bodies. As these clumps accumulate, they cause brain cell death.Now, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have created an artificial enzyme that stops misfolded alpha-synuclein from spreading and could become the basis for a new treatment for Parkinson‚Äôs disease.The results were announced in a study ...
||Mouse study finds link between gut disease and brain injury in premature infants
||... of severe brain injury in those infants who survive. However, the means by which the diseased intestine "communicates" its devastation to the newborn brain has remained largely unknown.Now, working with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Lausanne in Switzerland have identified that missing link -- an immune system cell that they say travels from the gut to the brain and attacks cells rather than protect them ...
||Researchers create comprehensive database of head and neck cancers
||Researchers create comprehensive database of head and neck cancers Johns Hopkins Medicine Print E-MailFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEIn what is believed to be the most comprehensive molecular characterization to date of the most common type of head and neck cancer, researchers from the Johns Hopkins departments of pathology and oncology, the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center , the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , and 18 other centers around the ...
||Comprehensive database of head and neck cancers created
||Comprehensive database of head and neck cancers created Date: Johns Hopkins Medicine Summary: Researchers have clarified the contribution of key cancer-associated genes, proteins and signaling pathways in these cancers, while proposing possible new treatment avenues. Share: FULL STORY In what is believed to be the most comprehensive molecular characterization to date of the most common type of head and neck cancer, researchers from the Johns Hopkins departments of pathology ...
||Scientists find hints for how a fatty compound functions in the cell's powerhouse
||... helps the transport protein Aac2 get the building blocks of the cellular energy molecule ATP into mitochondria for assembly and then, send completed ATPs out into the body. Credit: Nanami Senoo, Steven Claypool Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Medicine In a study of yeast, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found how a fatty compound called cardiolipin helps create cellular energy. The researchers say their findings will help shed light on ...
||Gut microbe may promote breast cancers
||... to be present in body sites such as the gastrointestinal tract, nasal passages and skin, breast tissue was considered sterile until recently, says senior study author Dipali Sharma, Ph.D. , a professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins Medicine .The study is a first step to show the involvement of ETBF in breast cancer development, Sharma says. Additional studies are needed to clarify how ETBF moves throughout the body, whether ETBF can be ...
||JHU Addressing Behavioral Health
||... are immediate. This is about changing and improving how our society engages with people and families experiencing a behavioral health crisis,‚Äù said Kevin W. Sowers, President, Johns Hopkins Health System and Executive VP, Johns Hopkins Medicine .The initiative is going to provide a regional hotline with trained professionals who can perform assessment, de-escalation, and help schedule same-day appointments. The professionals will use technology to show treatment bed ...
||Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe? | Johns Hopkins Medicine
||... as obesity, diabetes and heart and respiratory conditions.Note: The trials did not include pregnant women or children under 12. Trials with these groups are in progress or are scheduled to begin soon. Does Johns Hopkins Medicine recommend I get a COVID-19 vaccine? You alone make the decision about whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine. We encourage you to talk to your primary care doctor and review our ...
||Giving Back: Once a Lung Transplant Recipient, Now a Surgical Nurse
||... Lungs News By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News)Nurses are known for being kind, caring and sympathetic, but Brianna Fogelman brings an uncommon empathy to her nursing job at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.Fogelman, 27, underwent a double lung transplant last year to treat a rare lung disease and returned this fall to work in the same hospital where she received her life-changing ...
||5 Sure Signs There's COVID in Your Lungs
||... shortness of breath, loss of sense of smell or taste, cough, and fatigue included. But how do you know if the virus is wreaking havoc on your respiratory system? In a paper published by Johns Hopkins Medicine , Panagis Galiatsatos, MD, MHS , an expert in lung disease, described exactly how the virus can damage your lungs‚Äîin both the short and long-term‚Äîand some of the signs and symptoms to ...
||Giving Back: Once a Lung Transplant Recipient, Now a Surgical Nurse
||Tell-a-FriendWEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, Nurses are known for being kind, caring and sympathetic, but Brianna Fogelman brings an uncommon empathy to her nursing job at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.Fogelman, 27, underwent a double lung transplant last year to treat a rare lung disease and returned this fall to work in the same hospital where she received her life-changing surgery."I understand how it feels to ...
||Cybin Inc. (NEO: CYBN) on Track to Leverage Psychedelics to Target Depression
||... a mushroom life science company, is set to leverage opportunity amid growing research that demonstrates the significant role psilocybin could play in alleviating symptoms of major depression. According to a recent study conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine and published in ‚ÄúJAMA Psychiatry,‚Äù only two doses of psilocybin accompanied with psychotherapy may lead to significant reductions in symptoms in adults with major depression ( https://ibn.fm/ZpmzM ). ‚ÄúThe magnitude of the ...
||Skyrocketing Suicides Were Predicted During First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic ‚Äì Here's What Johns Hopkins Researchers Actually Found
||TOPICS: COVID-19 Johns Hopkins Mental Health Psychiatry Public Health Suicide By Johns Hopkins Medicine December 29, 2020In a study that looked at suicide deaths during 2020‚Äôs first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Maryland, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers found that, contrary to general predictions of suicides skyrocketing, suicides in the overall population actually dropped, relative to previous years. However, the researchers also discovered that suicide deaths ...
||A Parent's Guide to the Flu | Johns Hopkins Medicine
||Johns Hopkins Children‚Äôs Center pediatric infectious disease specialist Pranita Tamma, M.D. , shares insights for parents. How can I best protect my child against the flu?First, with your pediatrician‚Äôs OK, have your child vaccinated. Added prevention is also key. Teach your child how to wash his or her hands when he or she is in school or away from home with either soap and water or an alcohol ...
||QualityStocksNewsBreaks ‚Äì Cybin Inc. (NEO: CYBN) on Track to Leverage Psychedelics to Target Depression - QualityStocks
||Cybin (NEO: CYBN) , a mushroom life science company, is set to leverage opportunity amid growing research that demonstrates the significant role psilocybin could play in alleviating symptoms of major depression. According to a recent study conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine and published in ‚ÄúJAMA Psychiatry,‚Äù only two doses of psilocybin accompanied with psychotherapy may lead to significant reductions in symptoms in adults with major depression ( https://ibn.fm/ZpmzM ). ‚ÄúThe ...
||Health Sciences Archives 101 (link to recording and handout)
||... looking for some alternate continuing education options for members (and beyond).Our expert speaker was Lisa Mix, who has been Head of Archives at New York Presbyterian Hospital as well as an archivist at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, and the University of California San Francisco.Lisa led participants through what to do if you are suddenly given responsibility for archives at your medical institution. She provided practical steps and ...
||How Does Coronavirus Spread?
||Spread the loveSOURCES: p UpToDate: ‚ÄúCoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Epidemiology, virology, and prevention,‚Äù ‚ÄúCoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.‚Äù /p p World Health Organization: ‚ÄúCoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report -- 73,‚Äù ‚ÄúReport of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).‚Äù /p p em Pathogens /em : ‚ÄúSARS-CoV-2 and Coronavirus Disease 2019: What We Know ...
||Happy Kwanzaa from JHMI
||This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed . About Johns Hopkins Medicine International‚Äôs BlogGlobal Promise is a forum for anyone who is The authors are senior thought leaders at Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the global ambassador of Johns Hopkins Medicine and a pioneer in international collaborative health. Subscribe ...
||CEO responds after Black doctor dies of COVID-19, documenting racist treatment at hospital
||... For reference, a normal resting respiratory rate for an adult is between 12 and 16 breaths per minute, and a normal heart rate is typically between 60 and 100 beats per minute, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine .Moore said she was admitted to IU Health North Hospital in Carmel and being treated by Dr. Eric Bannec, who told her she did not qualify for being treated with Remdesivir and her ...
||Establishing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs Is a Business Imperative
||... inclusion (DE&I)?‚Äù As many organizations strive to implement DE&I programs amid the public outcry, company leaders should look to the programs of companies like Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore for examples of DE&I initiatives that drive competitive advantages.When companies first create DE&I programs, they often commit a couple of common mistakes: Either they rush the programs, or ...