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Medical Research

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  • Will Obama's brain initiative unlock the mysteries of the Republican mind?

    Will Obama's brain initiative unlock the mysteries of the Republican mind?
    President Barack Obama wants to invest an initial $110 billion in a study of the human brain that could have benefits as great as those achieved by the Human Genome Project. Maybe the first study should be done on the one-track minds of tea party...
  • Navy sailors accidentally drowned at APG, medical examiner rules

    Two U.S. Navy sailors who died diving in the Super Pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground in February accidentally drowned, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Monday. Further details about how the men died will not be released for two to three...
  • From Sun Magazine: 'Genius' pair rewrite rules of organ transplants, among other interests

    From Sun Magazine: 'Genius' pair rewrite rules of organ transplants, among other interests
    Think of Dorry Segev and Sommer Gentry as intellectual magpies. The glittery ideas they filch from fields as diverse as swing dancing, systems analysis, water skiing and medicine seemingly have little in common. But Segev and Gentry weave them together...
  • Red meat risks: One more reason to go vegetarian

    Red meat risks: One more reason to go vegetarian
    The new link between meat consumption and heart disease, discovered by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic, is just the latest evidence linking meat consumption to killer diseases that cripple, then kill, 1.3 million Americans annually. Dr. Hazen'...
  • Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore

    Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore
    A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
  • Medical research technician A.J. Williams working on technique in boxing ring

    Medical research technician A.J. Williams working on technique in boxing ring
    Anthony "A.J." Williams works in science by day and in the sweet science by night. He's accustomed to the good-natured verbal jabs he takes about his pursuit of a boxing career. "They actually just make jokes about it all day every day," the 26-year-...
  • Same-sex marriage law good for business, employers say

    Same-sex marriage law good for business, employers say
    As a longtime Federal Hill business owner, Penny Troutner cheered the passage of Maryland's same-sex marriage law. Not only does the owner of Light Street Cycles believe it's a matter of fairness, she believes it's good for business. That goes for...
  • Targeted breast cancer therapies coming to the forefront in treatment

    Targeted breast cancer therapies coming to the forefront in treatment
    If there ever was a right time to be diagnosed with breast cancer, Beth Thompson found one. In February 2006, the pea-size tumor in her right breast was too small for a clinical trial of Herceptin, a targeted therapy that had proved effective in advanced...
  • Paying for the illusion of cheating death

    Paying for the illusion of cheating death
    Anyone who wants to know why health care costs continue to soar need look no further than the recent recommendation by the American Cancer Society that current and former heavy smokers discuss lung cancer screening with their doctors. The guidelines...
  • Marijuana decriminalization bill hits friction

    Marijuana decriminalization bill hits friction
    Legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana hit friction in a key committee Thursday afternoon. The proposal to give only a fine - and not jail time - to people caught with less than 10 grams of pot passed the Senate...
  • Catonsville cancer researcher hopes notoriety will aid search to treat and cure cancer

    Catonsville cancer researcher hopes notoriety will aid search to treat and cure cancer
    Last week, Catonsville resident Jason Howard reaped the rewards for his theory on how to treat and cure cancer. Now he and his co-workers are hoping the notoriety will mean a boost for their cause. Howard was awarded $25,000 on April 3 from the Rangos...
  • Notebook: Terps' Carlson and Amato, UNC's Emala earn ACC honors

    Notebook: Terps' Carlson and Amato, UNC's Emala earn ACC honors
    North Carolina senior midfielder Davey Emala (Gilman) and Maryland sophomore attackman Jay Carlson (St. Paul's) were named Atlantic Coast Conference men's lacrosse Co-Offensive Players of the Week, as announced Tuesday by the conference, while Terps...