Simply knowing your cholesterol numbers won’t tell you the whole story about your health. Johns Hopkins cardiologist Steven Jones fills in some of the details.
For the first time, the tools of modern pathology have been used to observe a 100-year problem: the lingering effects of explosions on the brain experienced by combat veterans.
Challenging the long-standing belief that city dwellers suffer disproportionately from asthma, the results of a new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study reveal that a number of other factors may play far more potent roles in asthma risk than kids’ physical surroundings.
Mutations in a gene that helps repair damaged chromosome ends may make smokers — especially female smokers — more susceptible to emphysema, according to a new study.
A protein already known to act as a natural antidepressant has been identified as a key player in heart health, suggesting a link between depression and heart disease.
If you’re planning to adopt a low glycemic diet to achieve your New Year’s resolution, you might want to think twice. Johns Hopkins researcher Lawrence Appel says you may be wasting your time.
Bundle up and forget what you've heard about heat-generating fat, called brown fat. According to recent findings, activating it by keeping your body temperature low probably won't help you lose weight.
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