A high blood sugar level is commonly associated with diabetes. But did you know that it’s also related to heart disease? A Johns Hopkins cardiologist explains how — and why the danger seems to be especially high for women.
The enzyme AMPK initiates a dizzying array of cellular activities, from breaking down worn-out cellular parts to turning on energy production. How does a single protein, activated by a single switch, fulfill so many different tasks without getting them mixed up?
For years, Mary Tompkins’ kidney disease meant she had to experience life’s special, everyday moments from the sidelines. When Johns Hopkins surgeons put her on a paired donor chain, she got back to her full — and healthy — life.
Experiments in mice reveal how breast milk works to ward off the development of intestinal disease in premature babies, according to a team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins pediatric surgeon-in-chief David Hackam.
ICU Interventions Developed at Johns Hopkins Sharply Reduce Bloodstream Infections in Abu Dhabi Hospitals
A bundled intervention focused on evidence-based infection prevention practices, safety culture and teamwork, and scheduled measurement of infection rates considerably reduced central line-associated bloodstream infections across intensive care units in seven Abu Dhabi hospitals.
Join an interactive webinar with transplant surgeon Nabil Dagher to discuss the benefits of living donation, the evaluation process and what to expect as a donor on Wednesday, May 6. Register today and see a list of upcoming webinars from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
The state of Maryland requires hospitals to handle and dispose of items contaminated with potentially infectious materials differently from everyday garbage. The disposal process is costly and can pollute the environment — find out how effective The Johns Hopkins Hospital has been at reducing regulated medical waste.
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