Johns Hopkins University

Getting a grip on memories

(Medical Xpress) -- Having a fat head may not be a bad thing, according to new findings at The Johns Hopkins University. As reported in the February 9 issue of Neuron, Hopkins researchers have made a significant discovery as to ...

May 08, 2012
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Skin cancer increasingly common in teens and young adults

(Medical Xpress) -- With summer just around the corner, pediatricians at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center are sounding the alarm on a disturbing trend: A growing number of teenagers and young adults diagnosed with skin ...

May 07, 2012
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Big doses of vitamin C may lower blood pressure

(Medical Xpress) -- Taking large doses of vitamin C may moderately reduce blood pressure, according to an analysis of years of research by Johns Hopkins scientists. But the researchers stopped short of suggesting people load ...

Apr 18, 2012
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Pediatricians Sound Alarm On Overuse Sports Injuries

(Medical Xpress) -- Baseball shoulder, gymnast wrist, runner’s knee. These are just a few of the labels sports medicine specialists use to describe the increasing number of repetitive-use injuries they see in young children.

Mar 22, 2012
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Sequencing cancer mutations - there's an app for that

Using precise information about an individual’s genetic makeup is becoming increasingly routine for developing tailored treatments for breast, lung, colon and other cancers. But techniques used to identify meaningful ...

Feb 17, 2012
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