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2013-08-08 23:24:50

It was recently announced that Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital has regained its No. 1 U.S. medical facility ranking for people with life-threatening and rare conditions. Johns Hopkins went live earlier this year on Critical Response Systems (CRS), critical messaging solution that utilizes the M1503 Pager. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 It was recently announced that Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital has regained its No. 1 U.S. medical facility ranking for people with...

2013-08-08 14:47:47

DNA mutation 'signature' identified in cancers linked to birthwort herb Genomic sequencing experts at Johns Hopkins partnered with pharmacologists at Stony Brook University to reveal a striking mutational signature of upper urinary tract cancers caused by aristolochic acid, a plant compound contained in herbal remedies used for thousands of years to treat a variety of ailments such as arthritis, gout and inflammation. Their discovery is described in the Aug. 7 issue of Science...

2013-05-21 23:03:18

In adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD), cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk for CKD progression and transplant failure. Now, a first-of-its-kind study by researchers at Dayton Children´s Hospital and Johns Hopkins University has found a possible similar effect in children with kidney disease who are exposed to secondhand smoke. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 In adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD), cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk for...

2013-04-24 23:19:49

Panel addresses challenging journey of new medical device from idea to market. Fayetteville, Arkansas (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Robert (Bob) Storey, CEO of OsteoVantage, Inc. and Executive in Residence for VIC Technology Venture Development, presented at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine´s conference “The Business of Medical Devices” on April 9th. Mr. Storey, who also works with the Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer office to obtain funding for promising Hopkins...

Medical Transparency Could Save Doctors And Patients Money
2013-04-16 10:52:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Transparency allows for consumers to make informed decisions on everything from fast food to automobiles.The same could be held true for physicians, allowing them to order considerably fewer tests or search for lower-priced alternatives when shown the costs of diagnostic procedures, if this transparency was available to them, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. In a study performed at Johns Hopkins Hospital,...

2013-03-12 10:04:13

A small study of 20 people with Parkinson's disease suggests that "virtual house calls" using Web-based video conferencing provide clinical benefits comparable to in-person physician office visits, while saving patients and their caregivers time and travel. "It appears we can use the same technology Grandma uses to chat with her grandson to provide her with valuable medical care in her home," says study leader Ray Dorsey, M.D., M.B.A., an associate professor of neurology at the Johns...


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  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.