South Quadrangle project
Parking lot will be transformed into welcoming entrance to
The Homewood campus is about to get a new front door.
The university's Buildings and Grounds Committee last week
approved the schematic design for the South Quadrangle
Development project, an ambitious three-part endeavor that
calls for a Johns Hopkins University Visitor Center, a
computational sciences building and a 600-space underground
Stem cell therapy effectively treats heart attacks in
animals, JHU researchers find
Results from an animal study conducted at Johns
Hopkins show that stem cell therapy can be used effectively
to treat heart attacks, or myocardial infarcts, in pigs.
Stem cells taken from another pig's bone marrow, when
injected into the animal's damaged heart, were able to
restore the heart's function to its original condition.
New study shows high-dose vitamin E
supplements may increase risk of
Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that use of
high-dose vitamin E supplements, in excess of 400 IU
(international units), is associated with a higher overall
risk of dying. These results should be of concern to the
millions of Americans who take vitamin E supplements for
perceived health benefits.