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Why men might recover from the flu faster than women
Published July 17, 2018
Male mice infected with influenza produce more of a growth factor protein that promotes lung healing
Fetal health
Zika may cause miscarriages
Published Feb 21, 2017
In mouse study, exposure to virus led to higher rates of miscarriages, babies born with thin brain tissue, brain inflammation
Cancer research
A chemotherapy alternative
Published Oct 5, 2016
Immunotherapy deploys the body's natural ability to fight cancer, could reduce toxic chemo treatments for children / Promise & Progress
Bacteria and cancer risk
Published June 29, 2016
Normal bacterial colonies in human body linked to presence of mouth and throat cancer / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
Biden: New Hopkins cancer institute will 'bring hope to millions of people'
Published March 29, 2016
Vice president among speakers at dedication of $125 million Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
Public health
Last piece of dengue puzzle?
Published March 16, 2016
Single-dose vaccine 100 percent effective in preventing virus in small clinical trial
How Zika virus evolves
Published Feb 4, 2016
Andrew Pekosz on sexual transmission of ths virus and the difficulty of developing effective treatments
Magnetic medicine
Tiny particles vs. cancer
Published Feb 28, 2014
Johns Hopkins researchers coax dormant immune cells into action to fight melanoma in small study / Hopkins Medicine