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Description: Researchers have developed an anti-cancer drug that can travel through the bloodstream and act solely on specific cancer proteins. The drug comes from a weed known as Thapsia garganica, which grows in Mediterranean countries and has for...
Tags: Cancer, Medical Research, Prostate, Blood, Health Treatments
Ray Lewis' hit on Hines Ward on Sunday was costly not only to the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, but to the Ravens linebacker as well. Lewis was fined $20,000 after he made helmet-to-helmet contact while tackling Ward during the second quarter of the...
Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
Tags: Steve Jobs, Barack Obama, Vegetarian Diet, Apple iPhone, China
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer. Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
Hepatitis C has long been a problem with a low rate of cure. But new drug therapies are in use and others are on the horizon, according to Dr. Paul J. Thuluvath, chief of gastroenterology at Mercy Medical Center and the medical director of the Institute...
While most area residents slept last weekend, dozens of people walked around the track on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County. From 6 p.m. June 9 to 6 a.m. June 10, cancer survivors walked to celebrate life in the annual...
Those with type II diabetes are at two to three times the risk of developing primary liver cancer. But new research from the University of Marylandshows that a common drug many patients already take may prevent the cancer. Studies on animals show that...
"The 32nd Street Farmers Market sadly announces the passing of Frank Buttion," read the announcement from vendor Cindi Umbarger to the Waverly market community April 6. Known for his pride, passion and variety of peppers, Buttion, of Rosedale, a vendor...
Tags: Obituaries, Cancer, Marketing, Beets, Baltimore County
Baltimore Sun reporterDickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. The former longtime Towson...
Joseph Hooper Mettle Jr., a retired communications system engineer who had worked for the National Security Agency for more than three decades, died July 30 of liver cancer at his Eldersburg home. He was 77. The son of a government worker and a...
Growing up in Philadelphia as an aspiring amateur boxer, Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain found a mentor in the city’s boxing champion, “Smokin” Joe Frazier. McClain, who was 6-1 as a boxer while competing in area Golden Gloves...
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