Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks Decreases Need for Cesarean Section
Inducing labor in healthy women at 39 weeks into their pregnancy reduces the need for cesarean section and is at least as safe for mother and baby...
Faculty investigate safety of Suboxone use in pregnant, opioid-dependent women
Researchers found that babies exposed to Suboxone in utero fared as well as, or better than babies exposed to more conventional addiction...
Scientists Develop a Way to Monitor Cellular Decision Making
Scientists have designed a way to monitor cellular decision making by measuring the rate of RNA change over time. RNA is the "interpreter" or...
Cancer Cells Send Out "Drones" to Battle Immune System from Afar
Checkpoint inhibitor therapies have made metastatic melanoma and other cancers a survivable condition for 20 to 30 percent of treated patients,...
Research Tip: Caregivers Lack Medications, Knowledge to Manage Baltimore Children's Asthma
In a new study, Johns Hopkins researchers found that fewer than half of interviewed caregivers for Baltimore preschool children with asthma were...
No single test identifies all ROS1+ lung cancer patients
University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows that common laboratory tests used to determine ROS1 status may return false-negative results,...
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Researchers Using Big Data to Predict Immunotherapy Responses
In the age of Big Data, cancer researchers are discovering new ways to monitor the effectiveness of immunotherapy treatments.
Indian-Americans Have Fewer Sudden Infant Deaths, Rutgers Study Finds
Sleep-related infant deaths are associated with bed-sharing, sleeping position, poverty and other factors
Study Finds Behavioral Changes Insufficient at Preventing Early Childhood Obesity
Young children and their families in poor communities were able to make some achievable and sustainable behavioral changes during the longest and...
Taking a Pill Can Effectively Treat Brutal Lung Disease
Researchers report in Nature Communications they figured out why air sacs in the lungs clog up with a thick substance called surfactant in a...
Researchers Look to Worms for a New Model of a Peripheral Nervous System Disease
"In humans, being able to tweak levels of TTR degradation could act as a means of stopping TTR toxicity."
Observing the Mechanism of Metastasis for the First Time
Metastasis is a leading contributor to many deaths related to cancer, but the exact mechanisms for how broken cellular function appears in cells...