All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Johns Hopkins’

Ben Carson Announces He is Officially Running for President

Ben Carson has officially announced he is running for president, adding yet another candidate to the Republican field. The retired neurosurgeon spoke with KOMO News on Sunday, and said he is in the 2016 race. “I’m willing to be part of the equation and therefore, I’m announcing my candidacy for President of the United States of America,” Carson said. “Many …

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Doomsday Asteroid Deflection Mission Tests Concepts

The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced that it is appealing for research ideas that could help develop a future mission to deflect life-threatening asteroids. It is asking for both ground and space-based ideas to improve scientist’s understanding of high-speed collisions between man-made and natural objects. No asteroids are currently on a collision course with Earth (though some are coming …

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Thalidomide Could Relieve Coughing For Patients With a Deadly Lung Disease

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have published findings that indicate thalidomide can significantly reduce the disabling cough seen in people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). IPF is a progressive, fatal lung disease that causes a person’s lungs to become stiff and scarred. This prevents oxygen from getting out of the lungs and into the rest of …

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