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Faculty Physicians to Establish New Community "Health Village" at Mondawmin Mall

New Leased Space Will Include Adult and Pediatric Primary Care, Mental Health Services, Prenatal Care, and Nutrition Counseling
9-Jul-2024 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Drug Used to Treat Eczema May Provide Relief for Patients with Intensely Itchy Skin Diseases

Clinical Trial Finds Oral Medication Significantly Reduced Prurigo Nodularis and Chronic Pruritus of Unknown Origin Symptoms A drug approved to treat eczema provided significant improvement in the symptoms of patients with severe itching diseases...
5-Jun-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Launches Vaccine Development Program to Prevent Sepsis in Newborns

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers at the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD) have been awarded $3.96 million to develop a maternal vaccine that prevents sepsis caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae in...
21-May-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women Need Better Treatments for Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) affects about one-quarter of reproductive-age women and is linked to adverse health outcomes, such as increased HIV risk. Yet for decades, BV treatment in the United States has largely relied on antibiotics, and BV...
1-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UMSOM Preclinical Study Finds Novel Stem Cell Therapy Boosts Neural Repair After Cardiac Arrest

New stem cell therapy in animal model could eventually lead to viable treatment option  Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have identified an innovation in stem cell therapy to regenerate neural cells in the brain...
1-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and AstraZeneca Partner to Enhance Community-Based Lung Cancer Screening and Detection for Marylanders at High Risk

With only a small percentage of Marylanders at high risk for lung cancer getting the recommended annual screening, the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) today launched a new statewide effort...
17-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify New Genetic Risk Factors for Persistent HPV Infections

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the second most common cancer-causing virus, accounting for 690,000 cervical and other cancers each year worldwide.
11-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UMSOM Researchers Identify Safety of a Potential New Treatment to Manage Complications from Sickle Cell Disease

Treatment for lung condition could help patients with sickle cell disease control complications from hypertension and kidney damage
11-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT 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

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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