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On Feb 05Questions about irregular heartbeat? Our expert can help.
Join Dr. Joseph Marine for a Facebook chat this Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 7-8 p.m. EST on atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Marine, a cardiologist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, will answer your submitted questions about atrial fibrillation, the...Full Post
Cancer News Review – Sniffing Out Cancer, New Melanoma Drug, Genes for Aggressive Cancer and Smoking-Related Bladder Cancer
On Sep 02, 2011
This month, Kimmel Cancer Center director William Nelson reviewed four major cancer research stories ranging from pets that sniff out cancer to a reminder of the dangers of cigarette smoking.
The first story is one that has been reported for several years. A variety of reports have shown that dogs can...Full Post
On Sep 02, 2011
As part of a research study to assess the effectiveness of online support, nurse practitioner Marian Grant will answer questions on symptoms, treatments and support for pancreatic cancer patients.
Please send the nurse practitioner an email with your questions: email@example.com or visit...Full Post
On May 26, 2011
May 23rd, 2011 | Medical News Commentary | By Elizabeth Tracey
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, aka, GERD, is medicalese for heartburn, and it's a very, very common condition, affecting millions of people both domestically and worldwide. While some ma...Full Post
On Apr 11, 2011
On Feb 03, 2011
The Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center's Robin Frutchey, MA offers the following tips to help you survive Super Bowl Sunday without straying too far from your diet goals:
ROBIN'S MOTIVATIONS FOR BEHAVIOR CHANGE:Ten Tips to Help You Survive Super Bowl Sunday!
1) Eat something before you go....Full Post
On Oct 20, 2010
Obesity can tip the scale toward metabolic syndrome....Full Post
It’s common knowledge that being overweight is a controllable risk factor in a host of health problems. And if you’re keeping score on those problems, you can add one more, and it’s a biggie: metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster
On Oct 20, 2010If you’re expecting a child and wondering how safe it is to continue your exercise routine, a study now under way may provide some answers.
Recently, Andrew Satin, M.D., head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, was asked to develop exercise guidelines...Full Post
On Oct 20, 2010It’s not news that hypertension increases your risk for heart disease and stroke, but new research is discovering it can also increase your risk for kidney disease.
“Hypertension is the second leading cause of kidney disease in America after diabetes,” says nephrologist Deidra Crews, M.D.
Crews ...Full Post
On Oct 20, 2010
Recent studies have shown that life-saving CPR without mouth-to-mouth breathing works as well or better than traditional CPR in most people who suffer cardiac arrest. The American Heart Association just announced an official change in CPR guidelines as a result. Hear more from Hopkins cardiologist...Full Post