Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Name: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

2 from Hopkins on influential list

Modern Healthcare, a leading industry publication, has named Johns Hopkins Medicine Dean and CEO Paul B. Rothman, M.D., and patient safety expert Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., to this year’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list. The list ... [Published Maryland Daily Record - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Updated Summary: HIV prophylaxis for victims of sexual assault. [New York State Department of Health]

Medical Care Criteria Committee Chair : Judith A Aberg, MD, FIDSA, FACP, ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New YorkMedical Care Criteria Committee Vice-Chair : Samuel T Merrick, MD, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical ... [Published National Guideline Clearinghouse - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Do magic mushrooms hold key to quit smoking?

Magic Mushrooms can help smokers kick the habit, a new study states.Researchers of this small study of 15 people found that psilocybin, an active compound in the magic mushrooms, might help long time smokers quit the habit.The findings of the new research ... [Published News.am - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Magic Mushrooms Help Long Time Smokers Quit Smoking: Study

Psilocybe Cubensis Thai Dr. Brainfish/FlickrAn active compound in magic mushrooms may hold promise for people who wish to stop smoking, a new research shows.In the study, long-time smokers completely stopped smoking after they were put on a psilocybin ... [Published International Business Times India - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ben Carson Promises 'Big Announcement' in Conference Call

Dr. Ben Carson and his USA First PAC are holding a teleconference on Wednesday night and Dr. Carson promises it will include "a big announcement."An emeritus professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, best-selling author, and Newsmax blogger, ... [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Maintaining weight and not smoking may help keep prostate cancer at bay

For most of his life, Rick Deitrich has maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. He battled high blood pressure, but he kept his weight consistently around 180 pounds, he never smoked and he visited his doctor regularly.Yet Deitrich, 65, had a feeling that ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Johns Hopkins Named Leading Physician Training Institution In United States

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has been named a top medical education program, along with the University of California, San Francisco, by the physician network Doximity and its partner U.S. News & World Report. This is their first comprehensive ... [Published Noodls - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

For Ebola Health Care Workers, How Protective Gear Is Removed Poses Risk of Deadly Exposure, Experts Caution

Physical and emotional fatigue are factors in “inadvertent” contamination Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsAnnals of Internal MedicineNewswise — A team of American infectious disease and critical care experts is alerting ... [Published Newswise - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

LuMind Foundation Awards $1.1 Million in Grants to Advance Down Syndrome Cognition Research

PRWebThe LuMind Foundation (formerly the Down Syndrome and Treatment Foundation - DSRTF) announces the award of $1.1 million in funding for six new LuMind Research Grants , propelling Down syndrome cognition research. The latest recipients of LuMind Foundation ... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sickle cell patients who experience discrimination miss out on treatment

( Springer Science+Business Media ) Experiencing discrimination because of their race or health condition can influence just how much trust people put into the health profession. In fact, having these experiences was associated with a 53 percent increase ... [Published Infrosoft - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

AHA News Now: Panelists share views on hospital consolidation

A Politico briefing today exploring “Consolidating Care” featured a number of hospital representatives and current and former federal regulators who discussed the competitive implications of mergers in the hospital field. Deborah Zastocki, president of ... [Published AHA News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bethesda hospital plans $230 million expansion

Bethesda's Suburban Hospital is planning a $230 million, 235,000-square-foot addition and a new parking garage, according to an article on the Healthcare Construction + Operations website.The Johns Hopkins Medicine subsidiary has been fighting neighbors ... [Published HealthCare Facilities Today - Sep 09 2014]

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...many attempts to drop the habit did so after a carefully controlled and monitored use of psilocybin, the active hallucinogenic agent in so-called "magic mushrooms,” in the context of a cognitive behavioral therapy treatment program."
...removing those brakes with checkpoint inhibitors may be key to unleashing the full potential of the immune system against cancer," says Sharabi. "Adding radiation therapy to this mix may provide an additional boost by increasing tumor cell death and releasing targets for the immune system."
...and treatment," says Kara Mirski, a fourth-year medical student at the Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine. "Earlier diagnosis means that we can start treating these kids sooner and greatly improve their long-term outcomes."
"The findings are in line with previous reports where we clearly show that coronary artery calcium is best at predicting a lower risk of heart attacks, even in individuals who are considered to be at higher risk by traditional measures, such as high cholesterol, multiple risk factors, diabetes and, as in our study, being elderly" said Khurram Nasir, M D , M P H , the study's senior author and director of research for the Center for Wellness and Prevention at Baptist Health Medical...

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A Blood Test for Suicide? [Published Advance for Administrators of the Laboratory - Sep 12 2014]
Magic Mushrooms Help Long Time Smokers Quit Smo... [Published International Business Times India - Sep 12 2014]
Hopkins-Henderson gives to community [Published John Hopkins Newsletter - Sep 11 2014]
Kick Your Smoking Habit With...Magic Mushrooms? [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 11 2014]
A tribute to Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., MD [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 11 2014]
Traditional Chinese energy booster that will en... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 11 2014]
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Dr. Ben Carson: Sometimes It’s OK To Stay After... [Published TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
One of the hardest things I had to do as a doctor was to decide to operate on a patient. Not only do I hate the sight of blood, but surgery, especially brain surgery, is usually an invasive and sensitive procedure which, even under the most skilled surgeon’s ...
Edgin & Fernandez: Richard Dawkins doesn’t know... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 30 2014]
Last week, the biologist Richard Dawkins sparked controversy when, in response to a woman’s hypothetical question about whether to carry to term a child with Down syndrome, he wrote on Twitter: “Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it ...
Boost patient experience at first point of cont... [Published Hospital Impact - Aug 28 2014]
by Andrea J. Simon I recently worked with a hospital improve its cancer program. It had wonderful doctors and an up-to-date facility. Nurses were very patient-focused and the staff smiled a lot. What could be better? Yet new patient volumes were ...
Boost patient experience at first point of cont... [Published Hospital Impact - Aug 28 2014]
by Andrea J. Simon Recently, I recently worked with a hospital improve its cancer program. It had wonderful doctors and an up-to-date facility. Nurses were very patient-focused and the staff smiled a lot. What could be better? Yet new patient volumes ...
The Key To Helping Teens Battle Depression [Published Think Progress - Aug 27 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock The key to battling depression in teens may lie in the concerted efforts of parents, specialized mental health care providers, and primary care physicians, a recent study suggests. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine ...
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