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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...

2012-05-25 23:01:05

During its annual May observance of National Nurses Week, the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System awarded four nurses with local and network VA Secretary Awards for Excellence in Nursing. Also during the event, one nurse among the 100 nominees, received the prestigious 2012 DAISY Award, and Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the University of Maryland School of Nursing, delivered the keynote address on the future of nursing. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 During its...

2012-05-05 23:00:12

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System will observe National Nurses Week (May 6-12) with an awards ceremony on May 7, at 3 p.m. in the auditorium at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the University of Maryland School of Nursing, will deliver the keynote address on the future of nursing. During the ceremony, nurses will be honored with the VA Secretary´s Award for Excellence in Nursing and the 2012 DAISY Award. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May...


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