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Drone travels 161 miles to transport blood samples

Researchers from Maryland-based Johns Hopkins have set a new delivery distance record for medical drones, successfully transporting human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert.    Throughout the t

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City living 'can make asthma worse for poor children'

Living in inner cities can worsen asthma in poor children, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers. Results of the new study using national data add to evidence that living in inner cities can worsen asthma in poor c

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Abu Dhabi hospital honours new graduates

Corniche Hospital Abu Dhabi, a major maternity and neonatal healthcare facility in the UAE managed by Johns Hopkins Medicine International, honoured two of its employees for completing its Foetal Medicine Advanced Training Skills Module (ATSM) p

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Repeated surgery may extend life of tumor patients

People who undergo repeated surgeries to remove glioblastomas — the most aggressive and deadliest type of brain tumors — may survive longer than those who have a one-time operation, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.

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Tawam celebrates first baby born from new method

UAE's Tawam Hospital, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine, has announced the birth of a healthy baby boy conceived with vitrified-thawed oocytes (eggs) that are rapidly frozen and later thawed for insemination. The infant, delivere

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Johns Hopkins, Abu Dhabi Health in safety deal

The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) has signed a two-year agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI), on behalf of Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality in Baltimore, to increase patient safety at Abu

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Al Rahba Hospital facilities expanded

Abu Dhabi’s Al Rahba Hospital achieved significant milestones last year with the expansion of its facilities and introduction of new technology. The hospital expanded its ICU and NICU rooms by adding 27 new rooms (10 ICU, 17 NICU), tw

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Johns Hopkins scientists map genes for brain cancer

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Centre scientists have completed a comprehensive map of genetic mutations occurring in the second-most common form of brain cancer, oligodendroglioma.  The findings, reported in the August 4 issue of Scien

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Johns Hopkins is number one again

For the 21st year in a row, The Johns Hopkins Hospital has taken the top spot in US News & World Report’s annual rankings of American hospitals, placing first in five medical specialties and in the top five in 10 others. Even as they a

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New diabetes coaching yields better results

An intensive programme that taught low-income, poorly educated diabetics to better manage their disease resulted in significantly improved long-term blood sugar control, according to university researchers. The findings from Baltimore-base

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