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The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
(6 days ago) Delivering on the Promise of Medicine. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine consistently ranks among the nation’s very best in education. These numbers are important, but we’re more than numbers – we’re a community of seekers and dreamers. Using the latest tools and teachings available to scientists and doctors, we become
Herbal Medicine Johns Hopkins Medicine
(8 days ago) Products made from botanicals, or plants, that are used to treat diseases or to maintain health are called herbal products, botanical products, or phytomedicines. A product made from plants and used solely for internal use is called an herbal supplement. Many prescription drugs and over-the-counter
Chinese Medicine Johns Hopkins Medicine
(9 days ago) Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is thousands of years old and has changed little over the centuries. Its basic concept is that a vital force of life, called Qi, surges through the body. Any imbalance to Qi can cause disease and illness. This imbalance is most commonly thought to be caused by an
Nuclear Medicine Johns Hopkins Medicine
(5 days ago) Nuclear medicine is a specialized area of radiology that uses very small amounts of radioactive materials, or radiopharmaceuticals, to examine organ function and structure. Nuclear medicine imaging is a combination of many different disciplines. These include chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer technology, and medicine.
Grand Rounds Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine
(8 days ago) Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Grand Rounds. Noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday. Location: Richard A. Grossi Auditorium. Asthma and Allergy Center. The tradition of Medical Grand Rounds at Johns Hopkins can be traced back to William Osler, the first professor of medicine, beginning in 1889. Although for a long time they have been amphitheater rounds
Under-Represented in Medicine (UIM) Definition
(4 days ago) Under-Represented in Medicine (UIM) Definition. In June 2003, the Association of American Medical Colleges Executive Council adopted the following: "Underrepresented in medicine' means those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population."
Women in Science and Medicine Calendar
(7 days ago) COVID-19: We are vaccinating patients ages 12+.Learn more: Vaccines, Boosters & Additional Doses | Testing | Patient Care | Visitor Guidelines | Coronavirus | Self-Checker | Email Alerts. Philips Respironics issued a recall for some CPAP and BiLevel PAP devices and mechanical ventilators.
The Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Johns
(8 days ago) Bloodless medicine and surgery is an alternative to blood transfusion that among other benefits, has been shown to reduce infections and help patients recover faster. In this video, experts from Johns Hopkins explain the techniques used before, during and after surgery to help patients minimize blood loss and the need to receive donated blood.
Health Home Johns Hopkins Medicine
(9 days ago) Uterine Fibroids: Symptoms and Management Options with Bloodless Medicine. Join our experts to learn ways women can best manage their fibroids, including the use of bloodless medicine. Watch recording Upcoming Event Understanding Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Join our panel of Johns Hopkins heart specialists for a two-part virtual seminar.
Moving Forward Johns Hopkins Medicine
(Just Now) Our school of medicine trainees are passionate, collaborative, curious and full of ideas. The Biomedical Odyssey Blog is where these trainees share stories about daily life in the classroom, their experiences with residency, research they're working on, and tips for …
Ayurveda Johns Hopkins Medicine
(1 days ago) What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda, a natural system of medicine, originated in India more than 3,000 years ago. The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge). Thus, Ayurveda translates to knowledge of life.Based on the idea that disease is due to an imbalance or stress in a person's consciousness, Ayurveda encourages certain lifestyle interventions
Anatomy of the Urinary System Johns Hopkins Medicine
(2 days ago) The organs of the urinary system include the kidneys, renal pelvis, ureters, bladder and urethra. The body takes nutrients from food and converts them to energy. After the body has taken the food components that it needs, waste products are left behind in the bowel and in the blood. The kidney and urinary systems help the body to eliminate
Hemochromatosis Johns Hopkins Medicine
(8 days ago) Hemochromatosis is a metabolic disorder in which your organs accumulate excess iron, leading to organ damage. Hereditary hemochromatosis affects one in 300 people in the United States. However, it often goes undiagnosed, partially due to its nonspecific symptoms. The classic form of hemochromatosis is most common in Caucasians of Northern
History of Medicine
(Just Now) The Department of the History of Medicine is the oldest such academic department in North America. We are dedicated to scholarship in the history of medicine, disease and the health sciences, and their relation to society. The Department seeks to bring historical perspectives to …
Cholecystectomy Johns Hopkins Medicine
(4 days ago) A cholecystectomy is surgery to remove your gallbladder. The gallbladder is a small organ under your liver. It is on the upper right side of your belly or abdomen. The gallbladder stores a digestive juice called bile which is made in the liver. There are 2 types of surgery to remove the gallbladder:
Medicines and the Digestive System Johns Hopkins Medicine
(7 days ago) Medicines taken by mouth can affect the digestive system in a number of different ways. Both prescription and over-the-counter medicines, while usually safe and effective, may create harmful effects in some people. Certain medicines taken together may interact and cause harmful side effects. In
Guillain-Barré Syndrome Johns Hopkins Medicine
(4 days ago) Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is also called acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP). It is a neurological disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the peripheral nervous system, the part of the nervous system outside the brain and spinal cord. The onset of GBS can be quite sudden and unexpected and requires
Medicine Residencies and Specialty Fellowships Johns
(1 days ago) The Osler program is the nation’s first residency program, providing rigorous, evidence-based training in general internal medicine and in highly specialized aspects of medicine. The Johns Hopkins Bayview program is known nationally for its innovations in medical education, including its patient
Drug Rashes Johns Hopkins Medicine
(4 days ago) Drug rashes are the body's reaction to a certain medicine. The type of rash that happens depends on the medicine causing it and your response. Medicines have been linked to every type of rash, ranging from mild to life-threatening. The timing of the rash can also vary. It may appear right away or a
What Is Coronavirus
(4 days ago) What You Need to Know COVID-19. COVID-19 is the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that emerged in December 2019. COVID-19 can be severe, and has caused millions of deaths around the world as well as lasting health problems in some who have survived the illness.
Pneumonia Johns Hopkins Medicine
(2 days ago) Pneumonia is an infection of one or both of the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. It is a serious infection in which the air sacs fill with pus and other liquid. Lobar pneumonia affects one or more sections (lobes) of the lungs. Bronchial pneumonia (also known as …
The Immune System Johns Hopkins Medicine
(Just Now) The immune system protects your child's body from outside invaders, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and toxins (chemicals produced by microbes). It is made up of different organs, cells, and proteins that work together. There are two main parts of the immune …
Mental Health Disorder Statistics Johns Hopkins Medicine
(6 days ago) Mental health disorders account for several of the top causes of disability in established market economies, such as the U.S., worldwide, and include: major depression (also called clinical depression), manic depression (also called bipolar disorder), schizophrenia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. An estimated 26% of Americans ages 18 and
Celebrating National Hospice and Palliative Care Month at
(5 days ago) Kristen Tweedy is a Nurse Practitioner on the Palliative Medicine team. She has been in nursing for 28 years, thirteen of which as a nurse practitioner. She spent eight years in oncology before coming to Palliative Medicine. Kristen cares for patients in the inpatient setting, especially within
Albert W. Wu, M.D., Joint Appointment in Medicine Johns
(8 days ago) Albert W. Wu is Professor of Health Policy and Management and Medicine, with joint appointments in Epidemiology, International Health, Medicine and Surgery. He received BA and MD degrees from Cornell University, and completed an Internal Medicine residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital and UC San Diego. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical
Paul D. Rothman, M.D. Johns Hopkins Medicine
(6 days ago) Paul B. Rothman is the dean of the medical faculty for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Over his tenure, he has focused on ensuring that JHM provides the best care possible for patients and their families, that our clinicians, researchers, staff
Sports Injuries Johns Hopkins Medicine
(4 days ago) Common Sports and Activity Related Injuries: What to Consider from Pain to Breaks. Come join our sports medicine expert Alex Johnson, M.D., and our foot and ankle expert John Thompson, M.D., while they go over common sports injuries and treatments to consider.
Tendonitis Johns Hopkins Medicine
(3 days ago) Tendonitis is when a tendon is inflamed. It can happen to any tendon in the body. When a tendon is inflamed, it can cause swelling, pain, and discomfort. Another problem called tenosynovitis is linked to tendonitis. This is the inflammation of the lining of the tendon sheath around a tendon. Usually, the sheath itself is inflamed, but both the
Hordeolum (Stye) Johns Hopkins Medicine
(7 days ago) A stye (hordeolum) is a tender red bump on the edge of the eyelid. It is an infection of a gland of the eyelid. The infection is most often caused by bacteria called staph (Staphylococcus aureus). The most common symptoms are redness and swelling of the eyelid. In most cases a stye will go away on its own.
Nystagmus Johns Hopkins Medicine
(2 days ago) Nystagmus most commonly affects both of the eyes. It may only last seconds, or may be permanent. There are two types of nystagmus. In pendular nystagmus, the eye motion is like a pendulum swinging back and forth. Jerk nystagmus, the more common type, is characterized by eyes that drift slowly in one direction and then jerk back the other way.
History of Medical Innovation at Johns
(5 days ago) Johns Hopkins Medicine counts many "firsts" among its achievements. It was the first major medical school in the United States to admit women, the first to use rubber gloves during surgery and the first to develop renal dialysis and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine About Us
(5 days ago) Together, We Will Deliver the Promise of Medicine. We educate medical students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to practice patient-centered medicine, to study the prevention and treatment of disease, and to excel in health care delivery and in the basic sciences.
Jeremy Greene, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.
(2 days ago) Dr. Jeremy Greene is the William H. Welch Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine, and Director of the Department of the History of Medicine and the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine. He serves as Core Faculty in the Johns Hopkins Drug Access and Affordability Initiative, Associate Faculty at the Berman Institute of
Pneumonectomy Johns Hopkins Medicine
(2 days ago) A pneumonectomy is a type of surgery to remove one of your lungs because of cancer, trauma, or some other condition. You have two lungs: a right lung and a left lung. These lungs connect to your mouth through a series of tubes. Through these tubes, the lungs bring oxygen into the body and remove carbon dioxide from the body.
Alan Hofmann & Family Lectureship Medicine Matters
(1 days ago) He received the Robert H. Williams, MD Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award from the Association of Professors of Medicine in 2019, received the CGA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019, and awarded the Harriet P. Dustan Award for Science as Related to Medicine from the American College of Physicians in 2020.
Polymyositis Johns Hopkins Medicine
(5 days ago) Know why a new medicine or treatment is prescribed, and how it will help you. Also know what the side effects are. Ask if your condition can be treated in other ways. Know why a test or procedure is recommended and what the results could mean. Know what to expect if you do not take the medicine or have the test or procedure.
Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependency Johns Hopkins Medicine
(8 days ago) Substance abuse, as a recognized medical brain disorder, refers to the abuse of illegal substances, such as marijuana, heroin, cocaine, or methamphetamine. Or it may be the abuse of legal substances, such as alcohol, nicotine, or prescription medicines. Alcohol is the most common legal drug of abuse.
Johns Hopkins Precision Medicine
(9 days ago) The Precision Medicine Analytics Platform was created to help Johns Hopkins realize the promise of precision medicine: to reduce waste and improve patient outcomes by using sophisticated new analytical tools and data, by discovering clinically relevant patient subgroups and by bringing those discoveries back into the clinical setting. Precision