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Medical Research

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  • Study: Moms who carry boys show male DNA in their brains decades later

    Study: Moms who carry boys show male DNA in their brains decades later
    From guest blogger Liz Atwood: Now I know why I've lost interest in shopping, wearing jewelry and painting my nails.  I thought I was just busy, but a new study says my boys may have changed my brain. The report published last week finds that women who...
  • Center for simulated medicine opens in Anne Arundel County

    Center for simulated medicine opens in Anne Arundel County
    A surgeon enters the operating room, offers his hands to a nurse and watches as she helps him into his rubber gloves with a snap. He glances at the patient on the table. A cloth covers the man's torso but for one area. Three trocars — tubes into...
  • Hopkins doctor found dead amid investigation of claims he secretly taped patients

    Hopkins doctor found dead amid investigation of claims he secretly taped patients
    Police want to identify women seen over two decades by a Johns Hopkins gynecologist who was found dead on Monday amid a police investigation that he was surreptitiously photographing and videotaping his patients. The doctor, identified as Nikita A....
  • Glenelg: Glenelg High hosts speakers and a fall flea market

    Glenelg High School and its AP Scholars Program host a fall flea market this Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. until noon. More than 20 families will host tables both indoors and outside. Refreshments will be sold, as well as pumpkins for fall and Halloween...
  • Harford County participants sought for landmark cancer study starting in Nov.

    As the American Cancer Society plans to recruit 500 people who live or work in the Harford County area, it has scheduled enrollment for Nov. 7-11. What if you could prevent even one family member from hearing the words: "You have cancer?" The American...
  • Sequestration is not the solution

    Sequestration is not the solution
    If Congress fails to deal with the looming threat of sequestration, March 1 will be devastating for millions of Americans. That will be the day that automatic, across-the-board spending cuts begin to take effect — cutting $1.2 trillion from...
  • Hopkins patients come forward as investigation into secret recording continues

    Hopkins patients come forward as investigation into secret recording continues
    Nearly 100 women, fearing that a Johns Hopkins gynecologist secretly videotaped and photographed them, contacted police Tuesday, and some potential victims reached out to private attorneys contemplating legal action. Police revealed Tuesday that at...
  • Sourcefire CEO retires as he fights colon cancer

    Sourcefire Inc., a Columbia-based provider of cybersecurity technology to government and commercial clients, said its CEO retired earlier this week after taking a medical leave to be treated for colon cancer. John C. Burris, 57, led Sourcefire since...
  • Family of Bel Air woman killed in crash files suit against drug treatment center

    The family of a 64-year-old Bel Air woman killed in a car accident in July 2011 has filed suit against a Belcamp substance abuse treatment center, asking for $20 million in compensatory and punitive damages. In the suit, filed Oct. 3 in Harford County...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • Baby boomers and low testosterone: Is there a stem cell solution?

    Baby boomers and low testosterone: Is there a stem cell solution?
    Aging baby boomers are increasingly turning to testosterone prescriptions in a bid to stay healthy and boost their vitality. But the therapy has some health risks for men. Recently, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have...
  • Accused Hopkins gynecologist suffocated himself with helium

    Accused Hopkins gynecologist suffocated himself with helium
    Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita A. Levy wrote an apology letter to his wife before wrapping a plastic bag around his head Monday and pumping it with helium, killing himself in the basement of his Towson-area home, according to multiple sources...