Konstantinos Aronis shares insight into how he and his team tailor care for this unique set of patients.
Clozapine is the treatment of choice for treatment-resistant schizophrenia, and yet it is highly underutilized in the United States.
Researchers study whether smartphone app can identify stroke using an approach and technological principles pioneered at the institution.
A new Johns Hopkins Medicine study, published Jan. 18 in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, suggests that the number and severity of sensory impairments are strongly tied to decreased physical functioning and increased mortality risk.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, in collaboration with researchers at the National Institutes of Health, report that two new studies in mice with a humanized immune system and human cell lines have identified an enzyme that plays ...
A novel, automated liquid biopsy test in development by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center can be used to predict early disease progression and potential survival among patients with metastatic breast cancer in as little ...
Care for patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-related squamous cell cancers of the oropharynx (an area in back of the throat) is shifting toward community cancer centers, but patients treated in this setting may be less likely to survive, ...
When the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases published the most comprehensive atlas of the human kidney in summer 2023, it included information contributed by the Johns Hopkins Precision Medicine Center of ...
Wearable activity trackers could provide clinicians with clues to how survivors of stroke are faring during their recovery.
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center investigators say AI-driven cameras that take images of the back of the eye and require no eye drops can be used to close care gaps.
According to researchers, the number of children with type 2 diabetes has increased worldwide, and experts call it a growing epidemic.
Compared to the gold standard of ankle arthrodesis for restoring function for patients with symptomatic arthrosis, deformity or severe instability of the tibiotalar joint, total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) has reemerged with a several of ...
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeons eschew open surgery to help a patient with metastatic breast cancer quickly return to her active lifestyle.
Pediatric gastroenterologist Maria Oliva-Hemker, vice dean for faculty and director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, knows that financial support that comes at key moments can be crucial for launching ...
Surgeon Andrew Jung has advanced training in minimally invasive and robotic procedures.
Angel Hernandez, M.D., joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in January 2024 as a pediatric neurologist and epileptologist and chief of pediatric neurology at the St. Petersburg, Florida, hospital.
Recent Grants in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Network.
“The flight plan provides a great objective visual to the hospital course, one removed from the day-to-day management,” says cardiac intensivist Arabela Stock, M.D., co-director of patient safety and quality in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s ...
On his computer screen, urologist Ahmed Ghazi, M.B.B.Ch., M.D., is showing a strange video: a radical prostatectomy in double vision. The screen is split, and the operation seems to be shown in duplicate. On both sides of the screen, the ...
Sally Azer, M.D., specializes in pediatric hematology and oncology, caring for hospitalized patients at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Michael Hammer, M.D., is a pediatric neurologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.
Focal therapy, although not the standard of care, is emerging as a way to treat localized prostate cancer in carefully selected patients. The Brady is proud that one of the leaders in this field, urologist Arvin K. George, M.B.B.Ch., is ...
Important clues can be found in routine pathology slides. Immunotherapy drugs called “checkpoint inhibitors” have revolutionized treatment for patients with metastatic clear cell renal carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common type of kidney cancer.
The genes linked to prostate cancer – that we know of — are just the tip of the iceberg. What about the other 98 percent of the genome?
Is it a question of timing? Should we try the drug even earlier? “When cancer is localized within the kidney, nephrectomy (kidney removal) is the treatment of choice,” says Mohamad Allaf, M.D.
To minimize risk of metastases, treat with salvage radiation while PSA is below 0.5. If PSA becomes detectable and starts to rise after prostatectomy, salvage radiation can still cure the cancer.
Every facet of ERAS targets factors of delayed recovery, such as slow return of bowel and urinary function, immobility, and pain.
Goal of ADAP Jr. High is to help young people recognize and manage anxiety.
Maryland is one of three states in the country that doesn’t have assisted outpatient (AOT) treatment programs which involve court-ordered mental health treatment for individuals who have severe mental illness and a history of noncompliance with therapy.
A Johns Hopkins Medicine study has linked thyrotoxicosis to an increased risk of cognitive disorders among older adults. The researchers are encouraging clinicians to practice caution when prescribing thyroid hormone treatment for people over age 65.
New study from Hopkins Medicine shows TBI protein (TSPO) present in the brain long after initial injury.
In an effort to improve diabetes care and mitigate disparities in diabetes-related outcomes, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers were awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Do all those organs need to come out? Radical cystectomy is a tough operation. It’s not just removal of the bladder: in men, it includes removing the prostate and seminal vesicles, and in women, it includes removing the anterior vaginal ...
Neurologist Nathan Crone and colleagues demonstrate the potential of implanted brain-computer interfaces to overcome speech and movement impairments for people with the condition.
Gynecologic oncologist Rebecca Stone and colleagues at Johns Hopkins are leading the way in salpingectomy — a quick, low-risk surgical intervention that can significantly reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
In 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved IDx-DR as the first autonomous artificial intelligence (AI)-based diagnostic tool for use in any field of medicine.
Joshua Cousin, M.D., specializes pediatric neurology and epilepsy at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and sees patients at the hospital’s main campus in St. Petersburg, Florida
Social media provides an opportunity to identify mental health concerns or crises in children and adolescents. What can be done to protect youth and help create safe spaces for connection and education?
Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist Erica Richards will lead a team of recruiters to enroll people who are frequently left out of research.
Maher Abadeer, M.D., is a pediatric cardiologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Brandi Braud Scully, M.D., M.S., is an assistant professor of surgery in the division of pediatric cardiac surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and practices in the Heart Institute at Johns Hopkins All Children’s ...
Alyson Trillo, D.O., is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in benign hematology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute In St. Petersburg, Florida. She joined the hospital staff in 2023.
Minelys M. Alicea Marrero, M.D., is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in blood and marrow transplants at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. She joined the hospital staff in 2023.
For many men, prostate cancers are extremely slow-growing — so much so that they often can be monitored periodically through blood tests, biopsies and MRI without necessarily needing treatment. Johns Hopkins experts have directed an extensive active ...
The autoimmune disease scleroderma — which involves hardening of the skin — can affect multiple organs, from the heart to the lungs to the gastrointestinal tract and more. Rheumatologists who treat patients with the condition have to factor ...
A BCI decodes neural signals acquired from electrodes placed on the surface of brain areas responsible for speech and upper limb function. Participant then navigates options on a communication board using a set of six navigational commands ...
A Johns Hopkins Children Center study using medical records from an international registry concludes that female babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) are slightly more likely to die within 30 to 60 days of birth than male ...
Amelia Lavenski is a 4-year-old girl from Anne Arundel County, Maryland, who has a bright personality and loves laughing and Mickey Mouse.
Pediatric surgeon Alejandro Garcia remembers a teenage patient who was having increasing problems with myasthenia gravis.
The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury provides a rare combination of programs and approaches to mitigate the consequences of paralysis and optimize function.
Johns Hopkins Fertility Center offers multidisciplinary treatment for the full spectrum of patient needs.
After many years of research and innovation, Johns Hopkins physicians now offer more care possibilities than were once available for people with structural heart conditions.
Body mass index, or BMI, is a person’s mass (weight) in kilograms divided by the square of their height in meters.
A groundbreaking clinical trial has determined that the medication ketamine appears as effective as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for patients with treatment-resistant depression.
Can moving their heads from side to side or up and down help astronauts more quickly readjust to gravity upon their return from space?
Hamid Hassanzadeh, chief of orthopaedic surgery for Johns Hopkins Medicine in the National Capitol Region, discusses how his team ensures successful results and minimizes risk in reconstructive spine surgery for older patients.
Clinicians have very little data about the efficacy of cannabis as a therapy. A new National Cannabis Study could begin to fill that information gap.
David Yaden and his team will explore the effects of psychedelic substances on human health, behavior and worldview.
One of the biggest questions that parents ask when their baby is in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is when the infant can go home, says Khyzer Aziz, M.D., an assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the Neonatal Precision ...
Since 1999, cardiology experts at Johns Hopkins have run a dedicated clinic to manage and treat patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), a leading cause of sudden death among young athletes that also can affect ...
Children in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) are typically among the sickest patients in the hospital. For physicians everywhere, testing and ordering routine blood draws is an important part of making a diagnosis.
A Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of medical records concludes that delaying surgical treatment of the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, in some children is associated with a higher risk of new tears in the meniscus and cartilage ...
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of central vision loss in people over 50.
Via clinical approaches and cutting-edge research, the team at the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute develops novel ways to create better outcomes.