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Medical Research

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  • Be a part of cancer research

    Update: Organizers said that people can now walk in to sign up for the study. If you'd like to register beforehand you can do so here:  www.CPS3baltimore.org  or www.CPS3Harford.org.  The American Cancer Society is looking for thousands of volunteers to...
  • Harford family goes from despair to hope after son's harsh diagnosis

    January 2001 was a happy time for Dan and Tina Carson, of Havre de Grace. It's the month their second child, and first son, was born. Mark Carson was welcomed not only by his dad and mom, but also by Dan and Tina's first born, daughter Sarah. The young...
  • MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca

    MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca
    When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up." Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
  • Good Deeds: Spotlight on Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Maryland/Southern Delaware chapter

    Good Deeds: Spotlight on Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Maryland/Southern Delaware chapter
    Nonprofit organizations abound in Howard County, and Howard Magazine highlights who they are, what they do and how you can help. Name: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Who: Allison Coffey, regional director for the Mid-Atlantic Division Q:...
  • Share Your Blessings: Where to donate this holiday season

    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our help...
  • Woman found in water Thursday in Canton was Hopkins professor

    The woman who died Thursday after being pulled from the water off a pier in Canton has been identified as a Johns Hopkins neurology professor. Dr. Elizabeth O'Hearn, 53, was found near the 2300 block of Boston St. in Canton. Police were called to the...
  • Marylanders can help create a cancer-free world

    As the American Cancer Society approaches its 100th birthday in 2013, we've embarked on a landmark national study, the Cancer Prevention Study-3, with the goal of creating a cancer-free world. We'd like to congratulate residents of the Baltimore...
  • Hopkins scientists scrambled to save work after Sandy

    Hopkins scientists scrambled to save work after Sandy
    Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University slogged through thigh-deep water to rescue tissue samples and evacuate lab animals when a flood crippled a cancer research building after Hurricane Sandy last month. "It was really an extraordinary...
  • Letter: Critic of same-sex marriage bolstered argument with flawed study

    While the premise of the letter that only marriage between a man and a woman "provides a safe environment for children (by connecting) them to their two biological parents" and that children raised by same-sex parents would fare worse later in life than...
  • HIV drug causes memory loss

    A drug commonly used by patients with HIV may be damaging nerve cells and causing memory loss, Johns Hopkins researchers have found. Doctors have long thought the brain damage and memory loss longterm survivors of HIV suffer was caused by the disease....
  • Attorney: Baltimore man contracted hepatitis C from med tech in 2008

    Attorney: Baltimore man contracted hepatitis C from med tech in 2008
    A 65-year-old Baltimore man was infected with hepatitis C by a traveling medical technician at the Baltimore VA Medical Center in 2008, he and his attorney said — making him the first Marylander to come forward in a sweeping investigation into the...
  • 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...