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  • Crownsville student honored for pancreatic cancer test

    Fifteen-year-old Jack Andraka of Crownsville won the top prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for designing a new method to detect pancreatic cancer, Intel announced Friday. The fair, held in Pittsburgh, is the world’s...
  • Doctors may be transfusing blood too often

    Doctors may  be transfusing blood too often
    Patients may be getting blood transfusion too often during surgery, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers. The study shows wide variation in the use of transfusions, and those who receive blood fare no better, and sometimes do worse. The...
  • North County student wins Intel Science Fair's top prize

    North County High School freshman Jack Andraka stood on the auditorium stage, speaking about the invention that earned him the $75,000 grand prize at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Behind him stood Dr. Anirban Maitra, a...
  • Pomegranates: The crown jewel of fruits

    Pomegranates: The crown jewel of fruits
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on pomegranates. The pomegranate...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a chance of showers, with a high temperature near 81 degrees. Thursday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 68 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for...
  • Catonsville child awaits heart after transplant falls through

    Catonsville child awaits heart after transplant falls through
    Five-year-old Teresa Bartlinski was lying unconscious shortly after 3 a.m. Friday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia when the doctor told her parents they had called off the heart transplant she was prepped to receive. The girl — whose...
  • It's the ties that bind Cockeysville girl to Johns Hopkins Children Center

    It's the ties that bind Cockeysville girl to Johns Hopkins Children Center
    When it comes to holiday shopping for her father, Lilah Sidle has developed the perfect angle. Not only can she come through with the tried and true necktie, but for the past two years, the 11-year-old's father and grandfather have received Jos. A...
  • Hopkins team creates device to screen for anemia

    Hopkins team creates device to screen for anemia
    Every year, health organizations spend millions in the developing world attacking the iron-deficiency disorder known as anemia. They pay special attention to pregnant women, a population highly vulnerable to the disease. Every year, though, 115,000 of...
  • Hopkins scientists scrambled to save work after Sandy

    Hopkins scientists scrambled to save work after Sandy
    Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University slogged through thigh-deep water to rescue tissue samples and evacuate lab animals when a flood crippled a cancer research building after Hurricane Sandy last month. "It was really an extraordinary...
  • WellDoc set to raise $5M to expand mobile apps

    Health care technology company WellDoc Inc. is close to raising $5 million from individual investors that will allow it to expand its mobile applications for disease management. WellDoc, based in Baltimore, developed a mobile phone-based application that...
  • Police turn out at blood drive in honor of injured officer

    Police turn out at blood drive in honor of injured officer
    Those who work in public safety consider themselves part of a brotherhood. But for the purposes of organ donation, a brother in blue may not be quite family enough, as Officer Gene Cassidy is finding out. Cassidy was shot in the head 27 years ago in West...
  • Stepping stones on the road to college

    Stepping stones on the road to college
    "Pomp and Circumstance" played over the loudspeakers of the UMUC Marriott Inn and Conference Center auditorium June 15 as students processed, dressed in full regalia. Their beaming families gave them a standing ovation, cheering and clapping above the...