After touring a National Institutes of Health lab where scientists are developing a leading Ebola vaccine candidate, President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on Congress to approve $6 billion for relief efforts in Africa and research in the U.S.
Two websites have named Westminster one of the 10 most dangerous cities in Maryland based on 2012 FBI data. Police Chief Jeff Spaulding and Mayor Kevin Utz say residents should consider the source of the information and the motivation for compiling the lists before worrying, though.
As the U.S. government has stepped up its efforts against the deadly spread of Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in West Africa in recent months, federal and military personnel in and around Maryland have joined the fight
With Ebola threatening the world's populations, there is a new urgency to find therapies. Bringing naturally occurring pharmaceuticals to market should be a priority for our nation because drugs derived from nature are astonishingly successful. The United States' policy and law, however, strongly discourage prospecting for drugs in nature.
The U.S. Army is giving Profectus BioSciences $8.5 million to put toward human trials of the Ebola virus vaccine, bringing the Baltimore biotechnology company's fundraising total for the project to more than $17 million in a matter of days.
A number of research studies have documented the negative effects of TV and film portrayals of mental illness and mental health professionals, which measurably discourage viewers from seeking treatment and diminish confidence in treaters.
As public health officials seek to get an Ebola vaccine to Africa as soon as possible, human trials are being conducted in Baltimore, Silver Spring and Mali by University of Maryland scientists and other researchers.
As a fourth generation farmer, Franklin Feeser, 72, said he knows the importance of hard work. More importantly, he said he knows that progress, regardless of the enterprise, sometimes takes the efforts of multiple organizations.
President Obama issued an executive order last month, called "Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria." In essence, it's a broad spectrum plan to keep antibiotics working. There's a lot of good in there, but in one very important way, the new executive order report falls short. It doesn't get tough on factory farms.
The National Institutes of Health has announced the first clinical trial of a vaccine to protect healthy people from infection by the Ebola virus, which is responsible for an estimated 1,550 deaths throughout West Africa.
School officials at Carroll County colleges say they are prepared to comply with new federal standards in transparency, education and reporting of sexual violence at on campuses by the October 1 deadline.
Public health officials have but one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa – quarantine – but as the disease nonetheless continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons.
Three individuals are being held at the Carroll County Detention Center on armed robbery and assault charges for allegedly stealing from a man at gunpoint at a party then assaulting individuals who confronted them about the robbery later.
Hopkins residents have been editing the Harriet Lane Handbook for six decades, but now the pearls of wisdom are professionally published and distributed so widely that they've been translated into more than a dozen languages.