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2013-05-09 23:02:20

University of Maryland School of Medicine Trauma Surgeon considers death of one of Civil War´s most renowned generals, struck down by friendly fire in 1863, at the 20th Annual Clinicopathological Conferences sponsored by University of Maryland School of Medicine and VA Maryland Health Care System. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 It has been 150 years to the day since Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson died after being struck by friendly fire from his own Confederate...

2012-12-18 11:37:27

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers have launched groundbreaking research into the spread of potentially deadly drug-resistant malaria in the developing Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma. The scientists, working as part of a large international team coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), have identified several promising genetic markers that could be used to develop tests to identify and track the spread of the newest type of drug-resistant...

2012-10-24 11:58:40

Higher levels of activity, lower BMI may help to protect them against Type 2 diabetes, even if they gain weight as adults Old Order Amish children are much more physically active and three times less likely to be overweight than non-Amish children, which may provide them with some long-term protection against developing Type 2 diabetes, University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers report in the journal Diabetes Care. The researchers found that Amish children in Lancaster...

2012-09-08 23:01:31

A new pre-clinical study demonstrates how stem cells may significantly reduce the ripple-effect damage caused by a heart attack. The study, by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, appears in the September issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 A new pre-clinical study demonstrates how stem cells may significantly reduce the ripple-effect damage caused by a heart attack. The study, by researchers at the...

2012-08-16 13:16:39

Additional research to study impact of medicine, diet and lifestyle changes Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have identified 26 species of bacteria in the human gut microbiota that appear to be linked to obesity and related metabolic complications. These include insulin resistance, high blood sugar levels, increased blood pressure and high cholesterol, known collectively as "the metabolic syndrome," which significantly increases an individual's risk of...

2012-05-02 21:22:13

Scientists hope research is starting point for personalized medicine for women The delicate balance of microbes in the vagina can change drastically over short periods of time in some women, while remaining the same in others, according to a new study led by the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute for Genome Sciences and the University of Idaho. The scientists believe that these microbes affect a woman's susceptibility to infection and other diseases, so such changes...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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