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2014-09-11 12:27:08

Medical Community Members and Locals Honored For Their Tireless Support For The Cause And Ongoing Fight For A Cure WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voices Against Brain Cancer is set to host its inaugural annual "Join the Voices! D.C. Walk." On Sunday, September 21, 2014 The National Mall will be filled with individuals, friends, family and loved ones joined together in support of this worthy cause. Registration begins at 8:00 AM with a 9:00 AM start time. The...

2013-03-13 13:43:58

Johns Hopkins researchers use a type of stem cells from human adipose tissue to chase migrating cancer cells In laboratory studies, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found that stem cells from a patient's own fat may have the potential to deliver new treatments directly into the brain after the surgical removal of a glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain tumor. The investigators say so-called mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have an unexplained ability to seek out...

2012-05-02 09:54:58

Findings from Johns Hopkins scientists hint at why certain brain cancers are so deadly Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that a protein that transports sodium, potassium and chloride may hold clues to how glioblastoma, the most common and deadliest type of brain cancer, moves and invades nearby healthy brain tissue. The findings, reported in the journal PLoS Biology, also suggest that a cheap FDA-approved drug already on the market could slow movement of glioblastoma cells, and...

2010-06-09 14:22:00

Surgeons at Johns Hopkins have safely and effectively operated inside the brains of a dozen patients by making a small entry incision through the natural creases of an eyelid to reach the skull and deep brain. They say access to the skull and brain through either lid, formally known as a transpalpebral orbitofrontal craniotomy, sharply contrasts with the more laborious, physically damaging and invasive, traditional means of entry used in brain surgery that requires opening the top half of the...

2009-11-10 17:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Asher, MD, FACS, of Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates in Charlotte, NC, has co-authored the first evidence-based, multidisciplinary treatment guidelines for brain metastases patients. These guidelines were recently presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, and were developed over the last year by a 20-member panel from various medical specialties. Members of the panel analyzed 25,000...

2008-06-26 15:00:00

By DAVID BAUDER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOPKINS 10 tonight, ABC ** In filming a sequel to a 2000 series about Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, ABC News producers found that reality television had changed how they could present reality on television. The network's six-part series following the lives of doctors and patients, "Hopkins," premieres at 10 tonight, the first of a handful of summer series from ABC News. This one traces steps first taken on "Hopkins 24/7" eight years ago....

2008-06-24 09:02:55

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK In filming a sequel to a 2000 series about Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, ABC News producers found that reality television had changed how they could present reality on television. "Hopkins," a six-part series that follows the lives of doctors and patients, traces steps taken on "Hopkins 24/7" eight years ago. The new series premieres Thursday at 10 p.m. Back then, Executive Producer Terence Wrong's cinema-verite...

2008-06-24 02:30:28

"Hopkins," a six-week sequel to the outstanding "Hopkins 24/7" documentary series of eight years ago, raises a question: Will the television audience embrace genuine doctors the way they do those who look like George Clooney and have nicknames like McDreamy and McSteamy? Alas, this is a rhetorical question. Everyone knows the answer is "of course not." This despite ABC's efforts in promo ads to link the heroic efforts of genuine medical heroes at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital to the...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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