Adding bevacizumab (Avastin) to standard chemotherapy and radiation treatment does not improve survival for patients newly diagnosed with the often deadly brain cancer glioblastoma, researchers report in the Feb. 20 issue of the New England Journal...
2/19/2014 4:30 PM EST
New Study Shows Partnership Between University of Maryland School of Medicine and Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center May Help Address Cancer and Health Disparity Issues
Robust partnerships between rural community health education centers and academic health care institutions can make substantial strides toward addressing race-, income- and geographically-based health disparities in underserved communities by...
1/29/2014 4:35 PM EST
Current protocols for matching donor hearts to recipients foster sex mismatching and heart size disparities, according to a first-of-its kind analysis by physicians at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Matching by donor heart size may...
1/2/2014 1:00 PM EST
Both Real and 'Sham' Acupuncture Help Ease Side Effects of Aromatase Inhibitors During Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast cancer patients experience fewer side effects while being treated with a widely used drug called an aromatase inhibitor when they get acupuncture – either the real treatment or a “sham” procedure, according to a new study led by...
12/19/2013 3:30 PM EST
Robotic Training System Helps Patients Recovering From Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury and Other Conditions Affecting Balance
Patients relearn to walk after stroke, spinal cord or brain injury often fear falling, which may inhibit their recovery. Robotic body weight support system provides adding security to maximize progress.
12/13/2013 1:00 PM EST
Scientists Develop New Understanding of Chlamydial Disease and Host/Pathogen Interactions Through Novel Simultaneous RNA-Seq Analysis
Investigators at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have developed a new technique that can track the activity of a disease-causing microbe and the host cell response to that pathogen simultaneously....
12/2/2013 2:30 PM EST
NIH Director Warns That U.S. Research Funding is Falling Behind, Calls for New Focus on Innovation at Medical Schools
NIH Director Francis Collins was the keynote speaker at a conference that kicked off University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Accelerating Innovation and Discovery in Medicine (ACCEL-Med) program in which the medical school asked a panel of...
11/26/2013 5:00 PM EST
Scientists at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and physicians at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, have found that restoring the normal, helpful bacteria of the gut and intestines may treat patients...
11/21/2013 4:00 PM EST
Questions on Heroin Epidemic? Univ. Of Maryland Addiction Expert Dr. Bankole Johnson Available for Interviews
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Who Should Be Tested for a Breast Cancer Gene? What Are Your Treatment Options? University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center Experts Available for Interviews and Perspective
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