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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.

2011-10-05 15:15:42

A team of scientists, led by Johns Hopkins researchers, say they may have found a way to predict how quickly patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will lose cognitive function by looking at ratios of two fatty compounds in their blood.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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