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With Big Data, Researchers Identify New Targets for Lung Disease Treatments

Every year, approximately 12 million adults in the U.S. are diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and 120,000 die from it. For people with COPD, Haemophilus influenzae, a bacterium, can be particularly dangerous. Now, researchers...
19-Mar-2018 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Less Research Being Published By Female Radiologists

A new study has found that although radiology research by women has increased significantly over the past five decades, the rate of this increase has leveled off since 2000.
9-Mar-2018 5:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Technology For Use In Military Vehicles May Protect Troops From Blast-Induced Brain Injury

Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering have developed a new military vehicle shock absorbing device that may protect troops from traumatic brain injury after...
26-Feb-2018 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Research: Increased Stress on Fathers Leads to Brain Development Changes in Offspring

New research in mice has found that a father’s stress affects the brain development of his offspring. This stress changes the father’s sperm, which can then alter the brain development of the child. This new research provides a much better...
12-Feb-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Research Could Significantly Accelerate Drug Discovery

Many drugs work by inhibiting protein enzymes associated with a particular disease. Unfortunately, the same drugs can inhibit protein enzymes unrelated to the disease, resulting in harmful side effects. A team of computational biologist has...
17-Jan-2018 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover Key Link Between Mitochondria and Cocaine Addiction

Researchers have identified significant mitochondrial changes that take place in cocaine addiction, and they blocked them.
20-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify First Brain Cells That Respond to Sound

A new study is the first to identify a mechanism that could explain an early link between sound input and cognitive function, often called the “Mozart effect.”
7-Dec-2017 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study: Traumatic Brain Injury Causes Intestinal Damage

Researchers have found a two-way link between traumatic brain injury and intestinal changes. These interactions may contribute to increased infections in these patients, and may also worsen chronic brain damage.
6-Dec-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Experts Available to Discuss Zika Virus

As it spreads throughout South and Central America and beyond, Zika presents a unique challenge to health officials and to the public. University of Maryland School of Medicine infectious disease specialists can offer insight into the virus, its...
3-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST

Global Virus Network Experts Answer Questions on Mankind’s Worst Ebola Outbreak

On Friday, September 12 between 1 pm EDT to 2 pm EDT the Global Virus Network, with support from UST Global as a technology partner, will host a WebEx conference including three GVN world-renowned Ebola experts and journalists from across the globe.
9-Sep-2014 10:20 AM EDT

Ebola Expert: University of Maryland School of Medicine Scientist at Forefront of Ebola Vaccine Development

12-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Cancer Experts at University of Maryland School of Medicine Hail Proton Beam Therapies as Effective Means of Radiation Treatment

A team of leading experts in radiation oncology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) have published an opinion piece in the Aug. 1 issue of the medical publication The Cancer Letter, stating that several types of cancer...
4-Aug-2014 12:30 PM EDT

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