Researchers Discover Potential Therapy to Treat Detrimental Effects of Marijuana in Pre-Adolescent Individuals Exposed to THC in Womb
A University of Maryland School of Medicine study using a preclinical animal model suggests that prenatal exposure to THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis, makes the brain’s dopamine neurons (an integral component of the reward system)...
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In continuing efforts to find novel ways to kill cancer cells, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have identified a new pathway that leads to the destruction of cancer cells. The new finding, published this week in...
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A new experimental growth factor therapy appears to prevent a worsening of osteoarthritis by increasing the thickness of cartilage in the knee joint and preventing further loss, according to results from an early clinical trial that were published...
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The CDC issued new guidance in July on the use of personal protective equipment (masks, gowns) by healthcare providers to protect patients in nursing home facilities from acquiring and spreading antibiotic-resistant germs to others. UMSOM...
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Pediatricians routinely advise parents of children who snore regularly and have sleepiness, fatigue or other symptoms consistent with sleep disordered breathing, to get a sleep study, but a new finding suggests that the pediatric sleep study -- used...
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When young children grow up in homes with limited access to nutritious foods, known as food insecurity, they are more likely to experience poor overall health, hospitalizations, and developmental problems, but they do not have a specific higher risk...
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Median survival after lung transplant is less than six years. To see what might help lung transplant recipients live longer, University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers analyzed US lung transplant data, focused on immunosuppression...
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Rodney J. Taylor, MD, MPH, Named Next Chair of UM School of Medicine's Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean, E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that Rodney J. Taylor, MD, MPH, Professor and Interim Chair in the UMSOM Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (HNS), a...
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