The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced Friday that, for the second time in history, its surgeons successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig heart inside a patient with terminal heart disease.
The PATIENTS Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to extend its efforts to diversify research and participation in clinical trials.
Everything youthful and enthusiastic about the 2023 Orioles is encapsulated in Adley Rutschman’s bountiful hug of the pitcher who finished off yet another victory. Teammates say they like the affirmation, and a researcher notes that the embraces can have beneficial effects.
Why do we have body parts that can be safely removed? If they’re not needed, why do humans have them in the first place?
Maryland officials on Tuesday highlighted the availability of $120 million in grants for behavioral and mental health services to help K-12 students over the next year and a half.
What are the COVID-19 numbers in Maryland? Get the latest on deaths, hospitalizations and cases for the state, Baltimore City, and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and other counties.
Maryland's Prescription Drug Affordability Board is figuring out how to set upper payment limits for certain drugs,
The possibility of a historic health care worker strike inched closer to reality Monday after the union representing Kaiser Permanente employees in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. announced their members had voted last week to authorize a work stoppage to protest unfair labor practices if a labor agreement isn’t reached by Sept. 30.
Edward E. Crawford, a former Maryland Department of Health psychologist, died Sept. 7 at Wildcat Senior Living in Summerville, South Carolina. The former Perry Hall resident was 94.
The Maryland health department says the infection is the first case of West Nile virus acquired this year in the state.
The Maryland Higher Education Commission is considering Stevenson University’s plans to offer a doctor of physical therapy degree, with two other universities in the state objecting to the proposal.
The latest version of the COVID-19 vaccine is expected to hit Baltimore pharmacies as early as this weekend, as hospitalizations from the virus continue to rise across the region.
Because of the known health risks associated with added sugars, the food industry has produced numerous sugar substitutes to feed our collective sweet tooth while minimizing the negative consequences of sugar.
The Trans Health Equity Act is expected to put pressure on Maryland's infrastructure for providing gender-affirming care.
Bill Henry, chairman of the Baltimore Water Governance Task Force, his 12 fellow members gave few clues Wednesday at the Randallstown Community Center about precisely what changes they envision for the management of Baltimore’s water infrastructure.
RSV is a common virus that just causes cold symptoms for most people. But for very young babies, and for babies and young children with certain health problems, it can be very dangerous.
Mary Eileen Mullen, a human services worker who counseled people in economic distress, died Sept. 2 at her Hamilton home. She was 71.
About 1,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in the Baltimore area will vote this week on whether to strike, as contract negotiations crawl forward between the California-based health care organization and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, which represents more than 85,000 health care workers nationwide.
Working with the Kennedy Krieger, Baltimore-area faith leaders examine how to make places of worship more accommodating for people with disabilities.
The federal NOPAIN law aims to reduce opioid use by incentivizing outpatient surgical centers to use other pain relief methods like nerve blocks and long-acting numbing medications.
If you are not used to consuming fiber-rich foods in your diet, you will want to do so slowly to avoid bloating and abdominal pain.
The Baltimore City Health Department won’t start administering flu shots on schedule after “significant delays” in the city’s procurement of doses. The Board of Estimates approved an emergency procurement Wednesday.
William R. “Bill” Caltrider Jr., the founder and president of the Center for Alcohol and Drug Research Education, died July 15 at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. He was 75.
While completely curing these fungal infections is difficult, the right treatments can discourage the problem from spreading and make your nails look better.
Baltimore's Catholic archbishop says filing for bankruptcy could give the archdiocese a "reasonable and equitable method for compensation" of victims, while "preserving the many vital ministries of the Archdiocese."
Calories can be a scary term. How many should a person consume a day to lose weight or to maintain a healthy weight? The answer is not a pleasing one: It depends. Here's how much exercise is needed to burn off the calories from popular foods.
Lawrence Lacks Sr., a son of Henrietta Lacks who lived to see his family’s first legal settlement with a biotechnology company over the use of the HeLa cell line, died Saturday at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. He was 88.
When it comes to avoiding strength training, you may draw on a mental list of excuses you've honed over the years: You're too old, have no time, hate gyms, fear injuries, don't want to "bulk" up, and on and on. Yet those excuses are not only off the mark; most have little or no connection with reality.