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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 3d ago
Anchor lead: Who will treat all the people who are surviving cancer? Elizabeth Tracey reports By 2030, there will be millions of people who’ve survived their cancer treatment, the American Cancer Society has just reported, and while that’s great news, it does leave the medical system in a bit of a bind. William Nelson, director […]
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 3d ago
Anchor lead: A mouse model may point the way toward a better understanding of how Parkinson’s disease develops, Elizabeth Tracey reports A protein called synuclein that’s involved in nerve cell communication is thought to be the culprit in causing Parkinson’s disease. Now a mouse model developed by Ted Dawson, a Parkinson’s disease expert at Johns […]
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 3d ago
Anchor lead: A blood test for cancer may also be able to isolate the location, Elizabeth Tracey reports  Looking at patterns of DNA fragments in the blood, Johns Hopkins researcher Victor Velculescu and colleagues have developed a new screening test for cancer. Among its many advantages, this blood test may also spot where the cancer […]
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 3d ago
Anchor lead: Integrating several pieces of data may point the way toward early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, Elizabeth Tracey reports Cognitive testing, brain scans, and many other measures over twenty years in people at risk to develop Alzheimer’s disease may help develop a method to spot Alzheimer’s disease early. That’s the hope of researchers at […]
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 3d ago
Anchor lead: A new study may point the way to early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, Elizabeth Tracey reports Finding out that people are on the road to developing Alzheimer’s disease early may make intervening more effective, and a new test developed at Johns Hopkins may suggest a way. Laurent Younes, chair of the department of […]
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Sowmya Nath, Johns Hopkins Medicine - 1w ago
Program notes: 0:10 Federal regulations regarding hospital costs 1:12 CMS mandated charge masters on websites 2:10 May not reflect a negotiation 3:06 Other things involved with care not reflected online 4:10 More complexity 5:06 Advice to patients 6:35 End
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 2w ago
Anchor lead: A new approach to finding cancer DNA in the blood has been developed, Elizabeth Tracey reports Your blood may hold the key to early detection of cancer since DNA circulating there can be detected and analyzed, hopefully spotting the disease early. A new approach to analyzing this DNA  known by the acronym DELFI […]
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 2w ago
Anchor lead: Is being able to spot cancer with a blood test closer to reality? Elizabeth Tracey reports You have your own DNA circulating in your bloodstream all the time, and new tests aim to identify such DNA that may come from cancer cells. Now a new test, developed by Victor Velculescu and colleagues at […]
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 2w ago
  Anchor lead: How can we explain why some people respond to cancer treatments and others don’t? Elizabeth Tracey reports Cancer treatments known as immune checkpoint inhibitors have produced amazing results in about half of people in whom they’re used. Now research from Johns Hopkins may help explain why the other half doesn’t respond by […]
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Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts by Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Med.. - 2w ago
Anchor lead: A new approach to engaging the immune system may help with common infections, Elizabeth Tracey reports You’ve likely had a number of vaccines in your lifetime to protect you against common infections like measles and mumps. These rely on the production of antibodies in your blood, and now another approach to vaccines that […]
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