Johns Hopkins University

Estrogen fuels autoimmune liver damage

Contact: Ekaterina Peshva epeshev1@jhmi.edu 410-502-9433 Johns Hopkins Medicine Johns Hopkins research in mice unravels mystery behind sex disparities in drug-induced hepatitis A life-threatening condition that often requires transplantation and accounts for half of all acute liver failures, autoimmune hepatitis is… Read More ›

Incense is psychoactive: Scientists identify the biology behind the ceremony: burning Bosweilla alleviates anxiety and depression

Contact: Cody Mooneyhan cmooneyhan@faseb.org 301-634-7104 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology New study in the FASEB Journal shows how and why molecules released from burning incense in religious ceremonies alleviate anxiety and depression Religious leaders have contended for millennia… Read More ›