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Latest University of Maryland School of Medicine Stories

2010-06-03 16:23:16

The delicate balance of microbes in the vagina can vary greatly between healthy women.

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2010-03-01 12:40:00

Children exposed to cocaine in the womb face serious consequences from the drug, but fortunately not in certain critical physical and cognitive areas as previously believed.

2010-02-04 12:13:03

Global partnership enabled testing in Mali, West Africa, where malaria threat is high.

2010-02-01 13:02:10

University of Maryland survey asked about physical symptoms, discomfort among surgeons.

2009-11-25 13:24:23

Study provides first direct evidence of cigarette smoke's role in the death of transplanted hearts.

2009-11-03 15:01:58

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have made an important discovery about why potassium builds up to dangerous levels in the bloodstream, a relatively common medical problem that affects about eight percent of hospitalized patients.

2009-09-29 07:42:50

Surgical treatment for mitral valve disease includes either repairing the patient's diseased valve or replacing it with a metal, mechanical valve or an animal tissue valve.

2009-09-07 14:39:01

Findings reveal further detail about protein linked to inflammatory disorders.

2009-07-29 13:40:00

Researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer have found that head and neck cancer patients who test positive for the human papillomavirus (HPV) have much better survival rates than patients who don't have the virus, according to a new study in the journal Cancer Prevention Research.

2009-07-21 05:00:00

Project SHALEM: Partnering with the Faith-Based Community to Test in a 'Safe Place'BALTIMORE, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the JACQUES Initiative, a program of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in partnership with the Maryland AIDS Administration, several local faith-based and community organizations kicked-off Project SHALEM during City Uprising Baltimore, a four day event sponsored by the Gallery Church Baltimore.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).