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Johns Hopkins graduate students create a lymphedema detection sensor

Media Inquiries Name Jason Lucas Email jlucas27@jhu.edu Cell phone 443-301-7993A sensor created by Johns Hopkins University graduate students to detect very early-stage lymphedema could spare thousands of patients a year, including many women with breast cancer, from the painful, debilitating condition.Lymphedema is a gradual buildup of lymphatic fluid in the extremities, often following cancer treatment, that causes swelling and...

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The language of dreams

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These are small studies, but they certainly find that people who speak any second language, even without good proficiency, at least occasionally dream in the second language.And if you were dreaming about people you’ve known as a young adult,...


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“It’s evident that responses to the housing crisis must provide tailored solutions to high-risk cohorts with specific needs.“Our survey data shows that South Australians are feeling heavily impacted by the housing crisis and don’t think enough is being done....


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