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  • Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease

    Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease
    The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come. "You...
  • Sinai to research new drug to prevent blood clots, heart attacks in stent patients

    Sinai to research new drug to prevent blood clots, heart attacks in stent patients
    A Sinai Hospital cardiologist is launching a clinical trial of a type of coronary artery disease drug not yet tested in humans, building on a history at the Baltimore hospital of research to develop more effective treatments to prevent blood clotting....
  • Sorry, Maryland, things may not be that bad

    Sorry, Maryland, things may not be that bad
    My favorite story in The Baltimore Sun last week was by my colleague Eileen Ambrose, reporting on how Marylanders are a bunch of whiners, at least according to a state-by-state breakdown of the complaints received by the federal Consumer Financial...
  • Long-banned chemicals found in pregnant mothers' blood

    Long-banned chemicals found in pregnant mothers' blood
    As a reminder of just how persistent some toxic chemicals can be, a Johns Hopkins-led research team reports finding traces of long-banned DDT and PCBs along with other contaminants in the blood of 50 pregnant women checked from Baltimore and its suburbs. ...
  • Officials recommend closing West Friendship Elementary

    Officials with the Howard County Public School System Thursday night recommended closing West Friendship Elementary School, the oldest school in the county. The recommendation came during the presentation of the annual feasibility study at the Board...
  • Dr. Martin Helrich

    Dr. Martin Helrich
    Dr. Martin Helrich, a pioneering anesthesiologist who had headed the department of anesthesiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Sunday of complications from heart disease at his Pikesville home. He was 91. "Martin was so...
  • Morgan professor accused of grant money kickback scheme

    Morgan professor accused of grant money kickback scheme
    A Morgan State University professor accused of defrauding the National Science Foundation also paid out Department of Defense grant money to students in exchange for kickbacks, federal prosecutors allege in a court filing. Manoj Kumar Jha, director of...
  • Drinking-water contamination found near 'fracked' gas wells

    Drinking-water contamination found near 'fracked' gas wells
    A new study finds residential wells more likely to be contaminated when near drilling for natural gas using hydraulic fracturing. Researchers led by Duke University's Robert Jackson report that although the vast majority of wells checked in northeastern...
  • Towson Row plan fuels argument for circulator bus

    Towson Row plan fuels argument for circulator bus
    With last week's announcement of Towson Row, a $300 million project that will include apartments, student housing, retail and office space in downtown Towson, area elected officials have ramped up efforts to introduce a circulator bus to stem an...
  • New APG supercomputers can do a quadrillion operations in a second

    New APG supercomputers can do a quadrillion operations in a second
    Aberdeen Proving Ground continues to make computing history, as it formally unveiled a new supercomputer system Monday, one of only five such Army facilities in the country to have the sophisticated equipment. The supercomputers, named "Hercules" and...
  • Forward strides for stroke survivors

    Forward strides for stroke survivors
    One night in 1999, a rash of frightening sensations hit Paul Titus all at once. His left arm went numb. His left eye began twitching. He couldn't speak without slurring. Unaware what the symptoms meant, he was slow to call for help. When his...
  • Robert Lee Lyles Jr. of Annapolis, former Md. Health Care Commission member

    Robert Lee Lyles Jr. of Annapolis, former Md. Health Care Commission member
    Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis. A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...