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Higher Survival Rate for Patients via Helicopter Compared to Ground Transport
2012-04-18 06:27:38

Recent studies by both John Hopkins University and the University of Maryland have found that patients who travel via helicopter have a higher survival rate compared to traveling via ground transport.

2012-04-04 14:28:43

A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins researchers have found that more than four in 10 people considered at high risk for hereditary pancreatic cancer have small pancreatic lesions long before they have any symptoms of the deadly disease.

2012-03-24 03:23:11

Experimenting with cells in culture, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have breathed possible new life into two drugs once considered too toxic for human cancer treatment.

2012-02-14 00:07:33

Though an estimated 26.7 million Americans age 50 and older have hearing loss, only about one in seven uses a hearing aid, according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers.

2012-02-01 17:20:00

As debates continue about President Obama’s health care overhaul, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Associate Professor Douglas Hough is available to speak as an expert on health care economics.

2012-01-17 10:07:38

TV crime shows like Bones and CSI are quick to explain each death by showing highly detailed scans and video images of victims' insides.

2011-11-18 06:58:30

Say what?! You heard right, nearly a fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have hearing loss so severe, it may make communication difficult. The findings suggest that many more people than previously thought are affected by this condition.

Nearly 1-in-5 Americans Have Hearing Loss
2011-11-15 06:34:04

According to a new study, about a fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have hearing loss so severe that it may make communication difficult.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.