Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/22/2017 at 11:59. Facebook
Did you see this question on Jeopardy! last night? If you were just as excited as we were, please share your reaction!
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/22/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
Tension can interfere with slumber, and sleepless nights can create even more stress. Learn about the link between anxiety and insomnia—and how to gain control: [ Link ]

Activate Your Body's Relaxation Response
Did you know that we produce about a liter of phlegm and mucus every day? According to Murray Ramanathan Jr., medical director of #otolaryngology head and neck surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine, we usually swallow that daily production without even noticing. [ Link ] (@NPR)

Why Oh Why Is There Phlegm?
Are you yawning and stumbling through the day? Excess exhaustion could be the sign of a more serious medical condition that can be treated. Here are the 7 most common problems you need to know about. [ Link ] (via Runner's World)

6 Reasons You May Be Tired All the Time
Eat when you feel hungry, Stop when you don’t. But what if you never feel full? [ Link ]

Overeating? It May Be All in Your Head
Dr. Ying Wei Lum and his team are working on innovative ways to diagnose and treat thoracic outlet syndrome. #TomorrowsDiscoveries
Do you have any idea how much your sleep environment can affect how well you sleep? [ Link ]

Your Bedroom For Better Sleep [Infographic]
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/20/2017 at 18:25. Facebook
Most #antidepressants take a month or more to kick in. Johns Hopkins neuroscientists have discovered a chemical compound that’s faster, safe — and nonaddictive. [ Link ]

A Faster Antidepressant
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/20/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Did you know that Scientists may have solved the mystery of nodding syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that has disabled thousands of children in East Africa? [ Link ] (via NPR)

Scientists May Have Solved The Mystery Of Nodding Syndrome
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/20/2017 at 12:13. Facebook
This week on #PodMed: Did you know that a relatively simple measure of cooling the scalp before the administration of chemotherapy and then for a while afterward can reduce hair loss?[ Link ]

Hair loss from chemo can be avoided
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/20/2017 at 01:30. Facebook
Do you or someone you know suffer from lactose intolerance? Johns Hopkins expert shares swap options for common foods that trigger a reaction. Learn more diet for lactose intolerance here: [ Link ]

Lactose Intolerance
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/19/2017 at 22:09. Facebook
Did you know that approximately 15,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with sarcoma every year? [ Link ]

Sarcoma Treatment: Answers from Oncologists Nita Ahuja and Carol Morris
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/19/2017 at 18:25. Facebook
After nearly a decade of complete blindness due to retinitis pigmentosa, Adolf Levi, 83, underwent the first bionic eye implant at Johns Hopkins Medicine to restore his vision. The tiny implant is connected to a camera mounted to a pair of glasses, and the device sends digital signals to the retina that translate a sense of “vision” to the brain. [ Link ]

Man Receives Bionic Eye Implant to Restore Vision
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/19/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
[I]t's tough for a depressed person to know if she really has the disease. "Almost all of the symptoms of depression on their own are experienced by everyone at one time or another," says Jennifer Payne, director of the Women's Mood Disorders Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. [ Link ] (via Health)

10 Signs You Could Be Depressed
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/19/2017 at 01:46. Facebook
Johns Hopkins #sleep experts want to help you get more shut-eye by setting the record straight on three popular myths. [ Link ]

Sleep on It
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/18/2017 at 21:47. Facebook
Did you know there are over 500,000 new cases of head and neck #cancer diagnosed each year worldwide? [ Link ]

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/18/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
How do platelets in the blood help fight HIV infection? Kelly Metcalf Pate explains. #TomorrowsDiscoveries
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/18/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
When’s the best time to get a colon cancer screening? And is it really necessary? [ Link ]

Colon Cancer: Q&A with a Gastroenterologist
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/18/2017 at 01:45. Facebook
Aging itself doesn't seem to account for sleep complaints in older adults -- but maybe it should. [ Link ]

Sleep and Aging: What's Normal?
Johns Hopkins Medicine
02/17/2017 at 21:47. Facebook
Did you know #hypertension in your 50s could put you at risk for dementia? [ Link ]

Hidden Brain Risk: Midlife High Blood Pressure