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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.

2012-10-24 11:58:40

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.

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.

2012-08-16 13:16:39

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.

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

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.