Biophysicist Cynthia Wolberger explains how the small protein ubiquitin regulates many events in the cell, including turning genes off and on — and the implications this has for cancer treatment.
Hearing is critical for children to develop listening and speaking skills, which is why it's so important to identify hearing issues as soon as possible. Here's what you need to know about hearing loss in young children.
Often, symptoms that manifest as gut troubles are actually signs of illness somewhere else. When symptoms overlap specialties, patients can get lost in a maze of appointments, testing and crossed signals. The new Johns Hopkins Center for Neurogastroenterology brings together experts from diverse fields to remove the guesswork.
A second protein has been identified as a key player in the development of diabetic retinopathy — the leading cause of vision loss in working-age adults in the United States.
Results of two clinical trials indicate that an experimental drug combination targets and restores a defective protein that causes the most common form of cystic fibrosis.
Clinicians, researchers and staff experts from the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality will offer their viewpoints, tell their stories, and share resources and lessons, which will hopefully benefit health care professionals elsewhere.
For reasons unknown, results of a study of almost 50,000 men found that those with asthma were 36 percent less likely to die of prostate cancer.
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