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More people are surviving strokes but are left with disabilities. Can early, intensive rehab help with recovery?
When Matt learned he had prostate cancer, he conducted extensive research and gathered medical opinions. He chose @hopkinskimmel Proton Therapy Center, where he received the most advanced treatment available. He is now living cancer-free.
Suffering from gas? Here are 7 foods to avoid:
Do you have red, irritated eyes or problems focusing while looking at your computer screen? You might be experiencing digital eye strain. Learn more:
Recent @HopkinsMedicine @JHUPath study shows promise for #Next-Generation Sequencing, a genetic diagnostic system that one day may prove faster, more accurate than current methods to ID 100s of disease agents. @JClinMicro @SimnerLab @DavidCGaston
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As cases of monkeypox increase, it's important for parents and guardians to take action to protect their children and prevent infections. Our experts share important information on how to stay protected:
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Sunburn and unprotected sun exposure raise the risk of premature skin aging or even skin cancer. Here’s how to stay safe.
"It [fentanyl] can be manufactured inexpensively, and it's extremely dangerous with respect to taking small doses, which can lead to death fairly easily," said Dr. Christo.
Diabetes raises more than just your blood sugar levels — it raises your risk for eye disease. But can you prevent vision loss?
Interested in learning about the benefits of early physical therapy for acute low back pain in primary care? Check out our recent paper, #lowbackpain #backpain #physicaltherapy #primarycare
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It’s never too late to undergo breast reconstruction. Here’s what you need to know before you go under the knife:
More than 300,000 people in the U.S. are impacted by Lyme disease. How is science addressing Lyme disease, and what should you know about it?
A surgeon reviews how plastic surgery procedures may be part of the treatment approach for a person desiring a more feminine facial appearance.
How did changes in parents’ feeding routines impact children during the #COVID19 pandemic?
Keeping up with your child’s eye health and safety is easier for parents with these 6 tips from an ophthalmologist.
What are the symptoms of pancreatic cancer and is it genetic? Discover these answers and more from our experts.
HIV testing program provides valuable support to community clinics.
There’s still time to register for the 2022 Architecture of High Value Health Care Conference, which will be held Oct. 6–8 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Register today here:
While visiting other countries, remember to follow recommended safety guidelines. Visit the CDC’s travel page for more tips.
Take care to protect yourself and your family from insect bites and stings and from ticks, which can spread Lyme disease.
Wearing UV protection sunglasses can help shield your eyes from overexposure to ultraviolet light, which is associated with a variety of illnesses.
If your sports equipment has been gathering dust all winter, take it slow as you get back into your game.
It’s summer. Have fun safely – check out our summer safety tips.
"With other medical illnesses, you may be able to see physical symptoms. But with anxiety, you don't necessarily see what the person is dealing with," Dr. McGuire explains.
Up to $200M funding from @USAID to @HopkinsMedicine-led consortium will support research over next 5 yrs to help end global devastation from #TB. @JHMed_ID @UCSF_CTB @EGPAF @kncvtbc @TAGTeam_Tweets… via @HopkinsMedNews
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"You don't want to turn yellow with jaundice or feel pain in your upper right abdomen because those are signs your liver is already very sick," says Dr. Saleh Alqahtani. "It is far better to stop liver disease before it gets too serious."
11-year-old Caroline was first diagnosed with pituitary cancer in 2019. The @hopkinskimmel proton therapy team talked her through the treatment and made it less scary, while delivering the most advanced care possible.
“I went through four rounds of chemo,” Toomey said. “I’ve been down at Johns Hopkins every other day for the past nine months. They were doing blood transfusions every other day."
"Heat exhaustion and heatstroke could cause permanent damage," said @panagis21. "Do your best to try to avoid being outside and if you can't avoid being outside, do your best to stay hydrated, places that are shaded like with trees."
Learn the latest on the global monkeypox outbreak during a live virtual briefing and Q&A featuring @JohnsHopkins experts. 🗓️ Wed., August 10, 10:30 a.m. EDT Learn more and register for…A
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“Recovery was so much faster. I did cardiac rehab at @SuburbanHosp 's wonderful program and signed my name on the wall when I finished, said Sacks. "Now my name is on there twice! Thanks to TAVR, I'm alive. I think that sums it all up.”
When should peanut products be introduced to children to avoid allergies? @HopkinsKids experts weigh in on the findings of a study published in @JAMA_current.
Proud of my @hopkinssurgery partner @elliotthaut for this new role and recognition of the great contributions he has helped provide to care of the injured patient. Well deserved! @TSACO_AAST
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Babies aren’t the only ones who benefit from breast feeding. Learn how nursing helps moms bounce back after pregnancy.
Millions of people each year undergo cataract surgery. Wilmer Eye Institute ophthalmologist Dr. Allen Eghrari offers five tips to remember while recovering from cataract surgery.
“We’re not really moving the needle on these risk factors, and that’s leaving a lot of people at risk for recurrent events,” said @SethShayMartin, @hopkinsheart expert.
Actinic keratoses are common in sun-exposed skin, but some can turn into squamous cell skin cancer. Here’s what you need to know.
“It's just a reason to be cautious when somebody who is highly symptomatic has been in an area — it's a good idea to clean,” Dr. Ray said.
“I would love to work in some capacity that connected to the Navajo population,” says Dr. Cobern. “It’s such a unique population, and I was very lucky to experience their culture and way of life. It helped shape my perspective of medicine and a way of caring for each other.”
Can ecigarettes increase your lung cancer risk?
'In a small but rigorous pilot study, @HopkinsMedicine researchers demonstrated that a minimally invasive biomarker-based strategy they developed was 90% successful in detecting the most common form of esophagus cancer.'…
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My first day as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow @HopkinsKids @HopkinsMedicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery. So excited for what is to come!
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#FamilyMeals 🍽️ When was the last time you sat down with your family at the table and shared food and conversation, without TV, tablets or phones? According to@HopkinsMedicinee experts, there’s research supporting health benefits of family
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An expert in children’s mental health provides guidance for parents and caregivers when kids have anxiety about returning to school.
Want to boost your milk supply? Oatmeal probably isn’t going to cut it. Learn from a nutritionist what you should focus on. #WBW2022
Learn more about how the @hopkinskimmel lung cancer program can fight for you.
Breast feeding can be tough but there’s reason for hope, even if you’ve had breast augmentation and breast reduction.
Registration is open for our annual meeting! Learn, network and contribute to the advancement of medicine. Preliminary program below. Registration via Johns Hopkins CME office:… @Pahwa @HopkinsCME @HopkinsMedicine @ChrisMoriates @medpedshosp @csdaisysmith…
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August is Children’s Eye Health Month. Michael Repka, Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Wilmer Eye Institute, says the reasons behind a recent “epidemic” of myopia in children are more than a matter of increased screen time.
.@HopkinsGIHep doctor and scientist Stephen Meltzer works to improve detection and treatment of esophageal cancer — a type of cancer that took more than half a million lives around the world in 2020.
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