| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Michigan have discovered an inherited mutation linked to significantly higher risk of prostate cancer development at a younger age.
The discovery, after two decades of looking, provides insight into...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Dr. Constance A. "Connie" Griffin, an internationally known pancreatic cancer researcher who led the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Cytogenetics Core and was director of the Pathology Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, died Jan. 8 of pancreatic...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Dr. Howard S. Williams, a former staff physician at Father Martin's Ashley, a Harford County alcohol and substance abuse treatment center, died May 20 of meningoencephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice in...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Women who enter menopause before their 46th birthday are twice as likely to suffer a stroke or coronary heart disease, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.
The risk from early menopause is true no matter the ethnic or racial background of a woman, the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Johns Hopkins is working with a company in India that is opening a network of clinics throughout the country.
Johns Hopkins doctors and faculty will advise Bharat Family Clinic on development of clinical programs and help with facility design. Hopkins...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Early menopause may mean a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The researchers say the risk can be twice as high, and doctors should help women avoid early menopause if possible. “If...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Ellen Loreck, MS, RD, LDN;, weighs in on red meat.
Picture this: You're out to dinner and there are juicy porterhouse steaks, sumptuous burgers, and...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:40 PM
U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.and the Supreme Court have not only upheld the Affordable Care Act, they struck down a barrier to universal health care for Americans. Looking forward from the Supreme Court's decision, by defining the cost of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:53 PM
The rapid decline in health and ultimate death of a woman from fungal meningitis at Johns Hopkins Hospital after she'd received a tainted steroid injection was outlined by a team of Hopkins doctors in a medical journal article released online Thursday....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Kelly Auxt, Angela Springer and Stephanie Yonowitz, of Owings Mills, graduated with a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction; Lisa Goldberg and Rebecca Harman, of Reisterstown, graduated with a master's degree in Counselor Education, and Michael...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The University of Maryland School of Medicine will use a five-year $877,000 grant on a program to increase the number of students who enter primary care fields.
The school said Monday it will create a primary care track that will allow students to...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Millions of people with hearing loss are not using hearing aids, according to new research by Johns Hopkins scientists.
Nearly 6.7 million Americans age 50 and older have hearing loss, but only one in seven uses a hearing aid, according to the new...