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Medical Research

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  • 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...
  • Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland

    Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland
    Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...
  • 'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again

    'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again
    Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway. What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
  • St. Joseph cancer patients get more access to treatment

    St. Joseph cancer patients get more access to treatment
    Cancer patients at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center will now be able to access clinical trials and specialists offered in downtown Baltimore at the hospital system’s flagship research center. St. Joseph, bought by the...
  • Try your luck at Port Deposit VFW Vegas Night

    It's finally here! The 2nd Annual Vegas Night fundraiser is set for Saturday at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185. This event, sponsored by the four District 10 Ladies Auxiliaries, will benefit the VFW's cancer aid and research fund. The post is at 520...
  • Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, medical technologist

    Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, medical technologist
    The Baltimore Sun Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, a retired medical technologist who spent six decades at Mercy Medical Center, died there of congestive heart failure Feb. 7. She was 88. "She had been a beloved presence at the hospital for over 60 years and...
  • Image databank could help diagnose children's brain diseases

    Image databank could help diagnose children's brain diseases
    Johns Hopkins researchers are well on their way to building a digital library of children's brain images, which they say eventually will give doctors around the world access to a free Google-like search engine that could help diagnose and treat...
  • Casino Night raises $1,700 for Port VFW's cancer aid, research fund

    Four talented performers took the stage at the 2nd Annual Vegas Night Saturday at Port's VFW Post 8185. Guitarist Norman Gaither was followed by "Singing Cindi" Lamb. Then emcee and DJ Bob Cross performed several Neil Diamond tunes. The evening's...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer. The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
  • Presumption on top of presumption [Editorial]

    When it comes to the potential for on-the-job dangers, few workers can match the risks faced by firefighters. That they willingly run into places the rest of us would flee in terror, all to save our lives and property, is nothing short of remarkable....
  • Brain-boosting nutrition

     Brain-boosting nutrition
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Whitney Wallace. We all know that eating right, getting regular physical activity and getting adequate sleep are important for...