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2010-12-20 16:12:37

A survey conducted by Johns Hopkins faculty found strong support among their peers for working more closely with the minority, inner-city community that surrounds the institution.

2010-12-13 00:00:39

Currently serving as the Attending Emergency Physician with the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Arjun S. Chanmugam, MD, MBA has been named the new Medical Director for Practical Reviews. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 11, 2010 Practical Reviews recently introduced Arjun S.

2010-12-08 21:34:28

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy finds that youth generally perceive community street outreach workers positively, regardless of whether they have personally worked with one.

2010-12-02 21:29:00

Using a widely heralded Johns Hopkins checklist and other patient-safety tools, intensive care units across the state of Michigan reduced the rate of potentially lethal bloodstream infections to near zero.

2010-12-02 20:59:50

A prescribed set of hospital-wide patient-safety programs can lead to rapid improvements in the "culture of safety" even in a large, complex, academic medical center.

2010-11-18 16:28:55

Scientists at Johns Hopkins have identified a compound that could be used to starve cancers of their sugar-based building blocks.

2010-11-15 12:42:27

Heart experts at Johns Hopkins say that physicians might be drawing conclusions too soon about irreversible brain damage in patients surviving cardiac arrest whose bodies were for a day initially chilled into a calming coma.

2010-11-04 01:41:49

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, University of Helsinki and Stanford University have developed a technique to keep normal and cancerous prostate tissue removed during surgery alive and functioning normally in the laboratory for up to a week.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.