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2013-04-03 23:03:54

Programs provide new career advancement opportunities for Montgomery County professionals. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 To meet the region´s need for qualified cybersecurity and biotechnology leaders, UMBC will offer two of its Master´s in Professional Studies (MPS) programs in biotechnology and cybersecurity at UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove beginning Fall 2013. Interested students are encouraged to visit the campus, in Rockville, for an information session on...

2012-04-02 09:07:06

Researchers find metformin inhibits fatty acid synthesis, ability of cancer cells to reproduce Metformin, a drug widely used to treat Type II diabetes, may help to prevent primary liver cancer, researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center report in the April 2012 issue of Cancer Prevention Research. Primary liver cancer, or hepatocellular carcinoma, is an often-deadly form of cancer that is on the rise worldwide and is the fastest-growing cause of...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.