Dr. Pronovost: The Government and Obesity
In The Wall Street Journal, Dr. Peter Pronovost adds his voice with a group of industry and thought leaders on the role the government should play in combatting obesity in the United States.
Dr. Makary Weighs In On Robotic Surgery
Dr. Martin Makary, an associate professor of surgery, joined ABC News to discuss potential complications surrounding robotic surgery.
Mental Illness Is No Barrier to Weight Loss
The New York Times details the successful weight loss story of 41-year-old Laura Ward, who suffers from major depression.
Tests on Mice Help a Young Boy Fight Cancer
When chemotherapy and radiation treatments failed to stop cancerous tumors growing in 9-year-old Michael Feeney, his parents took a chance on some mice.
A Personal Story of a Loved One's Dementia
Dr. Peggy Brennecke, the medical director of Radiology at Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station, shares a personal story with the Washington Post about her mother's dementia.
Linked Genetic Mutation Contributes to Gout
Scientists have learned how a genetic mutation causes the breakdown of a cellular pump that clears an acidic waste product from the bloodstream, leading to the painful condition known as gout.
Grant Launches Clinical Trials for Rare Cancer
A grant from the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation allows Johns Hopkins to perform clinical trials for a rare form of liver cancer known as fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma.
Dr. Kofi Boahene: Making Faces Move
Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Kofi Boahene appears on CNN's African Voices to discuss how he rebuilt Iraq War veteran Michael Fletcher's face following an accident.