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Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance

Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance

ARTICLE: Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance AUTHORS: Valerie J. Kinchen, Guido Massaccesi, Andrew I. Flyak, Madeleine C. Mankowski, Michelle D. Colbert, William O. Osburn, Stuart C. Ray, Andrea L. Cox, James E. Crowe Jr., and Justin R. Bailey JOURNAL: J Clin Invest. 2019 Aug 13;130. pii: 130720. doi: 10.1172/JCI130720. Abstract A vaccine for hepatitis C virus (HCV) is urgently needed. Development of broadly-neutralizing plasma antibodies during(...)

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Page Talks About Problems Facing the Baltimore Community

Page Talks About Problems Facing the Baltimore Community

Check out these NPR-affiliate interviews featuring Kathleen Page, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Kathleen is co-founder of Centro SOL, an organization based at Bayview that offers clinical care, advocacy and education for the Latino community in Baltimore. Below, she talks about the barriers the Latino immigrant community faces in regard to healthcare:(...)

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Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

ARTICLE: Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia AUTHORS: Robert A. Brodsky JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2019 Aug 15;381(7):647-654. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcp1900554. A 61-year-old woman presents to the emergency department reporting fatigue, increasing dyspnea, and dark urine. The respiratory rate is 30 breaths per minute, the pulse 116 beats per minute, and the oxygen saturation 90% while she is(...)

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August Drills with MedStar

August Drills with MedStar

Our BCU team has been strengthening partnerships within our state assessment hospitals and frontline facilities this past month. Several members of our team observed and evaluated a full functional drill at MedStar Southern Maryland in Clinton, demonstrating their activation operations in the early hours of the morning. Our team collaborated with Southern Maryland’s emergency management(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: August 23, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: August 23, 2019

Inpatient - Removal of “Initiate Hypothermia Protocol” Stand-Alone Order The "JHH-BMC ICU Adult Targeted Temperature Management Focused" order set should be selected. The stand-alone order for "Initiate Hypothermia Protocol" will be removed. A screenshot of the above can be found here. Epic Training Portal link

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Effects of the DASH Diet and Sodium Intake on Bloating: Results From the DASH-Sodium Trial

Effects of the DASH Diet and Sodium Intake on Bloating: Results From the DASH-Sodium Trial

ARTICLE: Effects of the DASH Diet and Sodium Intake on Bloating: Results From the DASH-Sodium Trial AUTHORS: Allison W. Peng, Stephen P. Juraschek, Lawrence J. Appel, Edgar R. Miller III and Noel T. Mueller JOURNAL: Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jul;114(7):1109-1115. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000000283. Abstract INTRODUCTION: Bloating is one of the most common gastrointestinal complaints. Evidence has linked(...)

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Lyme Disease Animation Named Salon Winner

Lyme Disease Animation Named Salon Winner

The Association of Medical Illustrators recently recognized a collaborative project involving members of the Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Research Center. The Lyme Disease Animation: Infection, Immune System Evasion & Progression received an award of excellence for meeting the highest standards of the profession. The award is typically awarded to only three percent of about 400 annual(...)

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