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Medical Research

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  • Amateur airplane builders aren't deterred by fatal crash

    Amateur airplane builders aren't deterred by fatal crash
    Wings stood off to one side. The propeller lay in a carton. But the main part of Carl Kesselring's pet project was clearly recognizable as an airplane in progress. "I don't have fear of getting in an airplane," he said, standing in a hangar in...
  • Medicaid expansion good for Maryland

    Medicaid expansion good for Maryland
    Thank you for your recent article on a study of Medicaid the New England Journal of Medicine that addressed the role of Medicaid in promoting mental health and protecting families from financial ruin ("Study: Medicaid has mixed record in improving health,...
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine aims to raise $500 million

    University of Maryland School of Medicine aims to raise $500 million
    The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced this week a $500 million fundraising goal — the Baltimore institution's largest campaign ever. Donors already have given $339 million during the quiet phase of the campaign, dubbed...
  • Rising temperatures increase health risks

    Rising temperatures increase health risks
    Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
  • Construction contract awarded for new HCC nursing, allied health building

    Construction contract awarded for new HCC nursing, allied health building
    Kinsley Construction Company of York, Pa., was recently selected as the builder of Harford Community College's new Nursing and Allied Health Building. Kinsley was selected for the $13.9 million contract after members of the HCC Board of Trustees reviewed...
  • For Hopkins researcher, battling MS is personal

    For Hopkins researcher, battling MS is personal
    Anna Whetstone, 23, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 17. She was a high school junior in Hershey, Pa., playing on her school's field hockey team when she got hit in the head with a ball. "I was feeling fine at the time," she said,...
  • Mediterranean diet linked to heart health

    Mediterranean diet linked to heart health
    A new study provides the best evidence to date that a Mediterranean diet high in olive oil, fish, vegetables and nuts can reduce heart disease. The research, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine online edition, found that the diet can...
  • Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor

    Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor
    Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94. Born in Summit, N.J., and...
  • From Key Highway to Key West, Lemle bikes for cancer awareness

    From Key Highway to Key West, Lemle bikes for cancer awareness
    It's more than 1,300 miles from Key Highway in Baltimore to Key West, Fla. — a car drive lasting a couple days or a flight lasting a few hours. Or, in the case of Howard County Education Association President Paul Lemle, an eight-day bike ride....
  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:  Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
  • Hopkins announces $4.5 billion fundraising goal

    Hopkins announces $4.5 billion fundraising goal
    Johns Hopkins announced Saturday a $4.5 billion fundraising goal — among the largest in the country — to help the university and health system address some of the world's most challenging issues, including water scarcity, education quality and...
  • Raven research defies common wisdom on 'species'

    Raven research defies common wisdom on 'species'
    As the Baltimore Ravens' march to victory in Super Bowl XLVII defied the common wisdom of the sports world, so, too, has an examination of the genetics of their winged namesakes in the western United States led one local biologist to evidence he says...