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Medical Research

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  • 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...
  • Childhood cancer fundraiser remembers Keeley Imel [Ellicott City]

    Calling all foodies! On Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 10 p.m., the St. Jude Hope in the Harbor Gala is cooking up inspiration to fight childhood cancer at Baltimore's American Visionary Art Museum.     The event will feature over twenty top-rated...
  • Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students

    Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students
    With the help of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students who spent years stringing bits of DNA together, scientists have built the world's first synthetic yeast chromosome, which eventually could help in the production of drugs, vaccines, biofuels...
  • Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research

    Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research
    She organized 200 family and friends for a charity walk. She put together a bowling tournament and raffle that raised $5,000. Last month, she held a bake sale that earned $798 in a single day. Over the past five years, Lily Cavallaro, a whirlwind of...
  • Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent

    Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent
    Maria Trent lived in the Columbia neighborhood of Running Brook during the early 1970s while her dad worked on a doctorate at the University of Maryland, College Park, and her mom taught at Waterloo Elementary. She was just 3 years old when her family...
  • Hopkins looks at screening for postpartum depression

    Hopkins looks at screening for postpartum depression
    An estimated 10 percent to 20 percent of pregnant women will develop postpartum depression, a condition that plagues new mothers with persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, exhaustion and anxiety that can last up to a year after giving birth. In...
  • Health disparities costing black, Hispanic men, study says

    Health disparities costing black, Hispanic men, study says
    Black and Hispanic men are shouldering more medical costs because of health inequalities and they, their families and society are suffering from the burden, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health....
  • NFL awards grants to Hopkins, others to tackle concussions

    NFL awards grants to Hopkins, others to tackle concussions
    Johns Hopkins University will share in a $20 million award from GE and the National Football League to improve diagnosis and treatment for concussions, which has become a major focus as more is learned about the lasting effects of mild traumatic brain...