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New Clinical Trial Explores Combining Immunotherapy and Radiation for Newly Diagnosed Sarcoma Patients

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are investigating a new approach to treat high-risk soft-tissue sarcomas by combining two immunotherapy drugs with radiation therapy to stimulate the immune system to destroy the main tumor as...
20-Sep-2017 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Shows Novel Collaborative Intensive Care Can Significantly Improve Treatment for Heart Patients – and Cut Costs


Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have found that a new, collaborative treatment model for seriously ill heart patients with breathing difficulties results in better care and lower costs.
11-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Use of Blood Cleaning Device Saves High-Risk Patients with Liver Failure

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers report that a device that removes toxins from the blood can also effectively provide a bridge to liver transplantation or buy time for a traumatically injured liver to heal, suggesting broader...
23-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Civil Unrest After Freddie Gray’s Death Harms Health in Baltimore Mothers

The April 2015 civil unrest associated with Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody caused a significant spike of stress in mothers of young children living in affected neighborhoods, according to new research from the University of Maryland...
21-Jul-2017 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Secondhand Smoke Ups Heart Disease in Unique Group of Female Nonsmokers – Amish Women


Research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, finds effects of secondhand smoke differ between men and women.
5-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Maryland Medical Center Offers Genetic Testing as Standard of Care to Help Improve Outcomes for Heart Stent Patients

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is now offering a simple genetic test to patients who receive heart stents to determine whether they have a genetic deficiency that affects how they respond to a common drug to prevent blood clots....
10-Jan-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

First U.S. Babies Treated in Unique Study of Adult Stem Cell Therapy for Congenital Heart Disease

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have begun testing to see whether adult stem cells derived from bone...
20-Dec-2016 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Shows That Lung-Sparing Surgery for Patients with Advanced Mesothelioma Results in Prolonged Survival

Patients with advanced malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) treated with a combination of surgery to remove the cancer but save their lung, plus photodynamic therapy and chemotherapy, had a median survival of nearly three years, with a subset of...
14-Dec-2016 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Author/Expert Available to Discuss AAP’s New Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating High Blood Pressure in Children


16-Aug-2017 2:20 PM EDT

Physician-in-Chief of nation's first and largest integrated trauma center available to comment on medical response to mass casualties

12-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Epidemiologist Available to Discuss Medical Overuse

27-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT

University of Maryland Radiologist Dr. Charles White Available to Discuss Screening for Lung Cancer

9-Feb-2015 4:00 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

DR. ROBERT GALLO Available for Interviews: April 23rd Marks 30 Years Since Announcing HIV as the Cause of AIDS


2-Apr-2014 12:55 PM EDT

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