Medical students are often inadequately trained to address the unique health care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients. Learn about the efforts underway at Johns Hopkins to modernize the medical curriculum and help physicians better serve the LGBT community.
Motility difficulties can be maddeningly hard to pin down. Often, symptoms that manifest as gut troubles are actually signs of illness somewhere else. Explore four complex cases that stumped some of the country's leading GI experts.
When removing a brain tumor, neurosurgeons walk a tightrope, trying to remove as much cancer as possible without harming healthy brain tissue. Visually distinguishing between the two is often impossible, but researchers report that a new color-coded technology could revolutionize how brain surgery is performed.
A small review of medical marijuana dispensaries found that the potency of edible products was frequently over- or understated, putting buyers at risk of either overdosing or being cheated.
Twenty researchers were awarded grants from the Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission to study the basic principles of how stem cells work and to develop potential therapies for conditions ranging from traumatic brain injury to heart disease to ALS. Meet the researchers and learn more about their work.
Some human DNA act as "dimmer switches," controlling the activity level of nearby genes. Now, a decade of work has yielded a computer formula that predicts which mutations are most likely to wreak havoc.
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