Sixty million Americans from all income levels and professions are suffering from poor sleep quality, which affects memory, concentration, weight, performance, mood and other aspects of life. Listen to neurologist Rachel Salas discuss possible solutions.
When Kaitlyn Dorman was 9, her parents noticed that her left hand had a slight tremor, usually in the mornings. After a CT scan revealed a large mass involving Kaitlyn’s thalamus, midbrain and pons, a diverse treatment team gathered to determine the best course of action.
While research partnerships are not new, the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network is groundbreaking in that it combines the research prowess of Johns Hopkins with the patient diversity of community hospitals. The result? Diversity of subjects, greater access to clinical trials by the community and a more rapid completion of studies.
Mary Tompkins, a New Orleans native, suffered from polycystic kidney disease. She underwent a kidney transplant at Johns Hopkins thanks to an altruistic donor and a “kidney swap,” or paired donation. Watch as she recounts her experience and reasons for traveling to Baltimore.
Sometimes, the biggest changes in patient safety and care occur because of small, incremental steps in the right direction, writes patient safety expert Peter Pronovost.
Johns Hopkins and University of Alberta researchers have identified a single protein as the root of painful and dangerous allergic reactions to a range of medications and other substances.
New research suggests that heart-healthy eaters don’t need to worry about choosing low glycemic index foods to lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
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