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2011-06-28 09:30:00

Community volunteers provide "safe haven" for testing over 4,500 Baltimoreans since 2009 BALTIMORE, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project SHALEM has tested 3,556 Baltimoreans for HIV since 2009, and by the end of today, Project SHALEM hopes to increase this number by 1,000.

2011-06-02 12:39:00

Experimental drug may help reprogram tumor cells to respond to hormone therapy BALTIMORE, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multicenter clinical trial led by a researcher at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center will evaluate a new approach to treat triple-negative breast cancer, an often-aggressive type of cancer that is more common among African-Americans and young women.

2011-04-12 15:00:00

Results Presented at American Academy of Neurology Meeting April 12, 2011; Study Received Funding from The Michael J.

2011-03-14 00:00:26

New Public Service Campaign Targets Men to Get Important Screening Tests Bethesda, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) March 12, 2011 Coach Gary Williams of the University of Maryland Terrapins has teamed up to create a new public service campaign on colon cancer screening awareness with the American College of Gastroenterology and the University of Maryland School of Medicine for March.

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2011-03-01 09:31:56

Discovery could lead to new therapies for alcoholism.

2011-02-28 15:00:00

Discovery Could Lead to New Therapies for Alcoholism BALTIMORE, Feb.

2011-02-17 14:08:50

The explosion and fire on a BP-licensed oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 had huge environmental and economic effects, with millions of gallons of oil leaking into the water for more than five months.

2010-12-14 01:09:14

African American patients and those with lower socioeconomic status have more advanced disease and greater disability when they seek treatment from Parkinson's disease specialists.

2010-11-17 21:04:31

Many mental health disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, produce changes in social behavior or interactions.

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2010-11-15 10:45:14

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore report that a new, highly sensitive investigative blood test may help predict the risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death much earlier than previously possible in older people who do not have symptoms of heart failure.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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