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Medical Research

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  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • St. Baldrick's head shaving fundraiser planned in Bel Air Saturday

    St. Baldrick's head shaving fundraiser planned in Bel Air Saturday
    Gentlemen, prepare to get shorn! St. Badrick's Foundation head shaving events are planned this Saturday in Bel Air and next Saturday in Havre de Grace. The Bel Air event is Saturday, March 8, at Looney's Pub, 312 S. Main St. in Bel Air, from 1 to 5 p....
  • Heads shaved to fight kids' cancer at Looney's

    Heads shaved to fight kids' cancer at Looney's
    Diana Keating, of Essex, burst into tears as she stepped off the stage at Looney's Pub in Bel Air Saturday afternoon. The 38-year-old rubbed her hands over her freshly shaved head. Her blonde shoulder length hair sat in a ball on the stage floor....
  • Seton Keough High School students' walk-a-thon for cancer

    Seton Keough High School students' walk-a-thon for cancer
    The loop in front of Seton Keough High School on Caton Avenue was filled with students Wednesday morning for the all-girls Catholic school's seventh annual Kathleen Bowen Walk for Hope. Hundreds of girls wearing purple shirts walked laps around the...
  • Neurologist tells Howard Co. seniors they can slow down brain drain

    Neurologist tells Howard Co. seniors they can slow down brain drain
    Howard County's rapidly growing senior population got some mixed news last week. The bad news: The part of their brain that controls short-term memory has been shrinking at an average rate of .5 percent a year since they turned 50. The good news: That...
  • More study needed on birth injury bill [Editorial]

    More study needed on birth injury bill  [Editorial]
    Maryland's litigation-based system for compensating families whose children suffered from birth-related neurological industries doesn't work well for anyone. It isn't great for the families, who only get the financial assistance they need if they can...
  • No point in studying flawed idea of a birth injury fund [Letter]

    No point in studying flawed idea of a birth injury fund [Letter]
    The editorial "More study needed on birth injury bill" (March 12) supports the creation of a "task force" to study the implementation of a "new" system for handling medical negligence cases involving birth-related neurological injuries, similar to a...
  • Health disparity persists [Commentary]

    Health disparity persists  [Commentary]
    Nearly half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." Yet decades later, only modest progress has been made to reduce the pervasive...
  • Gynecologist's license suspended amid inquiry over drug, image allegations

    Gynecologist's license suspended amid inquiry over drug, image allegations
    A Towson gynecologist has been temporarily barred from practicing medicine after a state and federal investigation allegedly uncovered images of female genitalia on his phone, as well as evidence he used and distributed illicit drugs and had an affair...
  • New law allows HIV-infected organ donation

    New law allows HIV-infected organ donation
    President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday legislation that would allow HIV-infected people to donate their organs to other HIV-infected people for research aimed at eventually making such transplants routine. The HIV Organ Policy Equity, or HOPE,...
  • Benefits of cutting back on meat

    Benefits of cutting back on meat
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Shanti Lewis, a...
  • Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say

    Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say
    Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues. The new enemy is their waistlines. Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...