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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.

2009-10-14 14:18:20

Study in Mali, West Africa indicates possibility of vaccine-resistant malaria.

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.

2009-07-10 12:05:00

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), 12 - 16 September 2009, Istanbul, Turkey

2009-05-26 12:51:12

University of Maryland researchers see potential new treatment approach in targeting immune response to virus.

2009-05-08 09:00:00

"HIV/AIDS Remains the Number One Global Health Threat" WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, HIV co-discoverers Drs. Robert C. Gallo, director of the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Luc A.


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'.