The Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked #3 in the nation and #1 in Maryland in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings for 2015-16. Of the 16 specialties ranked by U.S. News, The Johns Hopkins Hospital had 15 that were nationally ranked, with nine of them in the top five and 11 in the top 10.
Science isn’t complete until it’s communicated. But sometimes, words alone won’t do a subject justice. That's where the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine comes in. See how they're using art to translate complex phenomena and share scientific breakthroughs with the world.
In recent years, researchers have hotly pursued immunotherapy, a promising form of treatment that boosts the body’s own immune system to better fight cancer and infection. A major challenge to its success has been the inability to produce enough trained immune cells to have a lasting impact, but researchers may have a solution. Learn how a new technique could bring immunotherapy to widespread clinical use.
Many low-income urban neighborhoods lack stores that stock fresh fruits and vegetables, making it difficult for residents to stick to a healthy diet. Discover how pairing urban farms with local corner stores might help improve access to produce across Baltimore.
Results of a recent study suggest that cellphones could be used for far more than just texting. A survey of almost 250 young, low-income, inner-city women revealed that mobile devices have enormous potential to improve family health. Discover how timely cellphone outreach could ward off common conditions, such as obesity and diabetes.
The labyrinth — a circular path on the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center campus — has served as a place of quiet contemplation for over 15 years. Doctors and patients alike have navigated the route, looking for inspiration and comfort. Read more about the labyrinth and its role in countless stories of recovery.
On Thursday, Sept. 3, join gynecologic oncologists Rebecca Stone and Edward Tanner as they discuss how genetic testing can help assess your risk for gynecologic cancers. During this free webinar, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a question-and-answer session with the doctors. Sign up today.
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