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Baltimore Sun
A 21st century BaltimoreBaltimore voters will choose a new mayor this fall. The decision will go a long
A 21st century Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
Baltimore voters will choose a new mayor this fall. The decision will go a long way toward defining the next chapter in the city's decades-long struggle to stem its decline and ultimately reverse its fortunes. Right now, the obvious immediate... Read more
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dna
World Cancer Day: Study claims cancer cells travel together to forge 'successful' metastases | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & AnalysisA new study claims that its is rare for cancer cells to form metastatic tumours
World Cancer Day: Study claims cancer cells travel together to forge 'successful' metastases | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis
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A new study claims that its is rare for cancer cells to form metastatic tumours on their own, as they prefer to travel in groups to increase "their collective chance of survival." Researchers at Johns Hopkins claim the difference between travelling... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Cocaine catalyzes death of brain cellsCocaine causes brain cells to destroy themselves at a damaging rate. Researche
Cocaine catalyzes death of brain cells
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted yesterday
Cocaine causes brain cells to destroy themselves at a damaging rate. Researchers in the Department of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found that high doses of cocaine in mice kill brain cells by way of overactive... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
APL tests a new Modular Prosthetic LimbThe APL’s device can improve the daily lives of people with prosthetics The Mo
APL tests a new Modular Prosthetic Limb
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 2 days ago
The APL’s device can improve the daily lives of people with prosthetics The Modular Prosthetic Limb, developed by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (APL), has achieved new levels of operability thanks to a pioneering surgical... Read more
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Everett Herald
President Obama to American Muslims: ‘You fit in here'BALTIMORE — President Barack Obama, speaking in Baltimore County during his fir
President Obama to American Muslims: ‘You fit in here'
Everett Herald / Posted 2 days ago
BALTIMORE — President Barack Obama, speaking in Baltimore County during his first visit to a U.S. mosque, urged voters to reject the “inexcusable political rhetoric” he said is emanating from the presidential campaign trail as he called on Americans... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
O'Malley felt the Bern more than anyoneMartin O'Malley and Marco Rubio have something in common: They both finished th
O'Malley felt the Bern more than anyone
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Martin O'Malley and Marco Rubio have something in common: They both finished third in Iowa. Of course, Rubio came within inches of Donald Trump on the Republican side while O'Malley's quest for the Democratic presidential nomination ended at virtual... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
President Obama makes first visit of his presidency to U.S. mosquePresident Barack Obama is meeting with Muslim-American leaders from around the
President Obama makes first visit of his presidency to U.S. mosque
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama is meeting with Muslim-American leaders from around the country as he pays his first visit to a mosque in the United States. Obama will meet with Muslim community leaders at the Islamic Society of Baltimore and deliver... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
President Obama arrives at Maryland mosquePresident Barack Obama arrived in Baltimore County on Wednesday to make his fir
President Obama arrives at Maryland mosque
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama arrived in Baltimore County on Wednesday to make his first visit to a U.S. mosque at a time when Muslims have found themselves the target of fiery rhetoric on the campaign trail and violence in some parts of the country. Obama... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mosque to host Obama grew from tiny gathering to influential congregationWhen President Barack Obama steps shoeless into the prayer room at the Islamic
Mosque to host Obama grew from tiny gathering to influential congregation
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
When President Barack Obama steps shoeless into the prayer room at the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesday, he'll be entering a mosque that began as a small Sunday gathering at the Johns Hopkins University but is now one of the largest and most... Read more
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Daily Mail
The best way to get over a heart attack? Do more exerciseThe best way to get over a heart attack? Do MORE exercise Study involved 2,000
The best way to get over a heart attack? Do more exercise
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The best way to get over a heart attack? Do MORE exercise Study involved 2,000 patients who had stress tests before a heart attack Researchers looked at their fitness scores from earlier treadmill test Those who were fittest were 40% more likely... Read more
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Senior Journal
Most fit seniors reduce risk of death after first heart attack Being fit also may reduce risk of heart attacks and death from all causes Fe
Most fit seniors reduce risk of death after first heart attack
Senior Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Being fit also may reduce risk of heart attacks and death from all causes Feb. 1, 2016 – A study of seniors – men and women with an average age of 62 – concludes that those with higher... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
State response to Baltimore unrest hampered by inexperience and confusion, report findsThe state's handling of the civil unrest in Baltimore last spring was hampered
State response to Baltimore unrest hampered by inexperience and confusion, report finds
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
The state's handling of the civil unrest in Baltimore last spring was hampered by the inexperience of emergency managers and resulted in slow payment to vendors and the reliance on inaccurate information, according to a new state report. In some... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Higher aerobic fitness levels may improve chances of survival after first heart attackPeople who are fit are more likely to survive their first heart attack, accordi
Higher aerobic fitness levels may improve chances of survival after first heart attack
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
People who are fit are more likely to survive their first heart attack, according to a study of nearly 70,000 patients of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The results of the study by Henry Ford and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will... Read more
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express
Exercise could help you SURVIVE a first heart attack AN EXCITING study has revealed a potential key factor in heart attack surviva
Exercise could help you SURVIVE a first heart attack
express / Posted 4 days ago
AN EXCITING study has revealed a potential key factor in heart attack survival. Exercise: Being fit could help you survive your first heart attack People who are aerobically fit are more likely... Read more
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Science Daily
Insect growth regulator wears a second hat: Infection fighter"It turns out that, like some other signaling pathways important in development
Insect growth regulator wears a second hat: Infection fighter
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
"It turns out that, like some other signaling pathways important in development, Hippo also has a job to do later in an animal's life," says Duojia Pan, Ph.D., a professor of molecular biology and genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of... Read more
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The Christian Post
Pop Quiz: Hillary Clinton or Extremist Rightwing Republican?U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks about the Global Health Initiati
Pop Quiz: Hillary Clinton or Extremist Rightwing Republican?
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks about the Global Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, August 16, 2010. Hello Democratic Caucus and Primary voters! Before you cast... Read more
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Daily Press
Obama to visit Baltimore County mosquePresident Barack Obama will visit a mosque in Baltimore County on Wednesday ami
Obama to visit Baltimore County mosque
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
President Barack Obama will visit a mosque in Baltimore County on Wednesday amid growing concern about hostility directed toward Muslim Americans. It will be Obama's first visit to an American mosque as president. Obama will deliver remarks at the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Obama to visit Baltimore County mosquePresident Barack Obama will visit a mosque in Baltimore County next week amid g
Obama to visit Baltimore County mosque
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
President Barack Obama will visit a mosque in Baltimore County next week amid growing concern about hostility directed toward Muslim Americans. It will be Obama's first visit to an American mosque as president. Obama will deliver remarks on... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Obama to visit Baltimore County mosquePresident Barack Obama will visit a mosque in Baltimore County next week amid g
Obama to visit Baltimore County mosque
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
President Barack Obama will visit a mosque in Baltimore County next week amid growing concern about hostility directed toward Muslim Americans. It will be Obama's first visit to a U.S. mosque as president. Obama will deliver remarks on Wednesday at... Read more
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Psych Central
Mix-Up Training to Learn Skills FasterResearchers have found that making slight changes during repeat practice sessio
Mix-Up Training to Learn Skills Faster
Psych Central / Posted 8 days ago
Researchers have found that making slight changes during repeat practice sessions may help people master a skill faster than practicing the task in precisely the same way. In a new study, Johns Hopkins researchers followed 86 healthy volunteers as... Read more
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FOX News
Father’s sperm may point to child’s autism risk, study findsWhile some research suggests that autism contains a genetic link, most instance
Father’s sperm may point to child’s autism risk, study finds
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
While some research suggests that autism contains a genetic link, most instances of the disorder remain unexplained. But now, researchers at Johns Hopkins University say predicting whether a child will develop autism may be as simple as testing... Read more
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Calcutta News
How app helped rural Indian women use modern contraceptives Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) A unique smartphone app developed by an Indian-Amer
How app helped rural Indian women use modern contraceptives
Calcutta News / Posted 8 days ago
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) A unique smartphone app developed by an Indian-American researcher from the Johns Hopkins University has helped married rural women in India better understand... Read more
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New Kerala
How app helped rural Indian women use modern contraceptivesWashington, Jan 29 : A unique smartphone app developed by an Indian-American re
How app helped rural Indian women use modern contraceptives
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Washington, Jan 29 : A unique smartphone app developed by an Indian-American researcher from the Johns Hopkins University has helped married rural women in India better understand contraceptive choices, leading to a dramatic increase in women using... Read more
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Science Daily
Want to learn a new skill? Faster? Change up your practice sessionsIn a study of 86 healthy volunteers asked to learn a computer-based motor skill
Want to learn a new skill? Faster? Change up your practice sessions
Science Daily / Posted 8 days ago
In a study of 86 healthy volunteers asked to learn a computer-based motor skill, those who quickly adjusted to a modified practice session the second time around performed better than when repeating their original task, the researchers found. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Insect growth regulator wears a second hat: Infection fighterThe Hippo pathway helps fight off the body's would-be invaders. Credit: © I-Hsu
Insect growth regulator wears a second hat: Infection fighter
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
The Hippo pathway helps fight off the body's would-be invaders. Credit: © I-Hsun Wu 2016 During an animal's embryonic development, a chemical chain reaction known as Hippo directs organs to grow to just the right size and no larger. Now Johns Hopkins... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. James C. Walker, former Johns Hopkins physics professor, diesJames Calvin "Cal" Walker, a retired Johns Hopkins physics professor and former
Dr. James C. Walker, former Johns Hopkins physics professor, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
James Calvin "Cal" Walker, a retired Johns Hopkins physics professor and former department chair, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 15 at Roland Park Place. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 80. Born in Mooresville, N.C, he was the son of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Good deeds abound during blizzard, aftermath in BaltimoreThe record snowstorm that hit the Baltimore area over the weekend may have been
Good deeds abound during blizzard, aftermath in Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The record snowstorm that hit the Baltimore area over the weekend may have been enough to close offices and schools and halt traffic, but the community spirit wasn't stopped that easily. Many Baltimoreans and Marylanders took to the streets to help... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Johns Hopkins 'The Golden Years' to feature eight health lecturesCommercials aimed at older people quite often show smiling, physically active s
Johns Hopkins 'The Golden Years' to feature eight health lectures
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Commercials aimed at older people quite often show smiling, physically active seniors with a zest for life. While that depiction is realistic for some older adults, it is just a fantasy for some. Dr. Susan W. Lehmann, clinical director of geriatric... Read more
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Business Wire
Virginia Bio Welcomes New Members to its Board of DirectorsRICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virginia Bio, the premier statewide non-profit
Virginia Bio Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virginia Bio, the premier statewide non-profit association representing life science industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia, elected five new members to their Board of Directors for a term of three years. The... Read more
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Medical News Today
3D clues show how old TB drugs could be made strong againNew research that maps the 3D interactions of fluoroquinolones with the DNA mac
3D clues show how old TB drugs could be made strong again
Medical News Today / Posted 16 days ago
New research that maps the 3D interactions of fluoroquinolones with the DNA machinery of the tuberculosis bacterium reveals clues that could help drug developers make these old anti-TB drugs more effective - even against resistant forms of the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers suggest ways to make TB drugs more efficacious against mutationsBiophysicists have discovered why the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB) are
Researchers suggest ways to make TB drugs more efficacious against mutations
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
Biophysicists have discovered why the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB) are naturally somewhat resistant to antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones. Their findings, based on mapping the detailed three-dimensional structure of the drugs interacting... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Johns Hopkins study shows high doses of cocaine kill brain cellsWorking with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have contributed significant ne
Johns Hopkins study shows high doses of cocaine kill brain cells
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
Working with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have contributed significant new evidence to support the idea that high doses of cocaine kill brain cells by triggering overactive autophagy, a process in which cells literally digest their own insides.... Read more
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International Business Times
Cocaine in high doses can make the brain eat itself Cocaine use can trigger a process that causes the brain to eat itself, a study
Cocaine in high doses can make the brain eat itself
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
Cocaine use can trigger a process that causes the brain to eat itself, a study on mice has shown. A team from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, the US, performed autopsies on mice to discover how cells are killed from high... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Martin Luther King Jr. day of service draws volunteers around MarylandThe woman who had organized Monday's event came down with the flu and couldn't
Martin Luther King Jr. day of service draws volunteers around Maryland
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
The woman who had organized Monday's event came down with the flu and couldn't make it, and the church kitchen was under renovation, with one wall torn down to the old brick. But that didn't matter to this band of about 20 people, who cooked a meal... Read more
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Science Daily
Making weak TB drugs strong again: 3-D structures could lead to more potent fluoroquinolones for the fight against other disease-causing bacteria tooDetails of the research are reported in two papers to be published the week of
Making weak TB drugs strong again: 3-D structures could lead to more potent fluoroquinolones for the fight against other disease-causing bacteria too
Science Daily / Posted 18 days ago
Details of the research are reported in two papers to be published the week of Jan. 18 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "Front-line treatments for TB are eroding rapidly as more cases of multidrug-resistant TB arise... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists take steps to make weak TB drugs strong againThe drug moxifloxacin (green) interacts with internal regions of the gyrase enz
Scientists take steps to make weak TB drugs strong again
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
The drug moxifloxacin (green) interacts with internal regions of the gyrase enzyme (blues and pink) and broken DNA (orange and yellow), both from the bacterium that causes tuberculosis. Credit: Tim Blower Biophysicists have discovered why the... Read more
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Newswise
New Evidence in Mice That Cocaine Makes Brain Cells Cannibalize Themselves Compound counteracts the process Working with mice, researchers at Johns Hopk
New Evidence in Mice That Cocaine Makes Brain Cells Cannibalize Themselves
Newswise / Posted 18 days ago
Compound counteracts the process Working with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have contributed significant new evidence to support the idea that high doses of cocaine kill... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
ALL ABOUT THE BASS: Kennesaw Mountain High senior wins competition - KENNESAW — Kennesaw Mountain High senior Matthew Henson has scored a number of musical accolades over the course of his high school career. Among his most recent honors was being...ALL ABOUT THE BASS: Kennesaw Mountain High senior wins competition KENNESAW —
ALL ABOUT THE BASS: Kennesaw Mountain High senior wins competition - KENNESAW — Kennesaw Mountain High senior Matthew Henson has scored a number of musical accolades over the course of his high school career. Among his most recent honors was being...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 20 days ago
ALL ABOUT THE BASS: Kennesaw Mountain High senior wins competition KENNESAW — Kennesaw Mountain High senior Matthew Henson has scored a number of musical accolades over the course of his high school career. Among his most recent honors was being... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lewis museum to focus on present in addition to pastThe charcoal drawings are immediately arresting, depicting the kind of gun viol
Lewis museum to focus on present in addition to past
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
The charcoal drawings are immediately arresting, depicting the kind of gun violence that exacts its greatest toll on young black men and sent Baltimore's homicide rate to record levels last year. But it is on second glance, and with the realization... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Flu pandemics could lead to ventilator rationingIf a deadly flu epidemic hit Maryland, the governor could decide which patients
Flu pandemics could lead to ventilator rationing
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
If a deadly flu epidemic hit Maryland, the governor could decide which patients would be put on life-saving ventilators — and which wouldn't. Maryland's attorney general issued an opinion in December that found that the Catastrophic Health... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
New Medications For Treating Opioid Addiction Are On The HorizonPhoto by Courtesy of Braeburn Pharmaceuticals A new method of delivering medic
New Medications For Treating Opioid Addiction Are On The Horizon
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
Photo by Courtesy of Braeburn Pharmaceuticals A new method of delivering medication for opioid addicts gained approval from a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel this week. It's a matchstick-like insert designed to slip under the skin and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. Larry Becker, surgeon who was one of Barry Levinson's 'diner guys,' diesDr. Larry Becker, a well-known Baltimore orthopedic surgeon who was one of the
Dr. Larry Becker, surgeon who was one of Barry Levinson's 'diner guys,' dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Dr. Larry Becker, a well-known Baltimore orthopedic surgeon who was one of the "diner guys" made famous by Barry Levinson's 1982 film "Diner," died Friday at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., after being injured in an automobile... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Veteran physican-scientist named leader of renowned Jackson Heart StudyThis is a news release from the University of Mississippi Medical Center Dr. A
Veteran physican-scientist named leader of renowned Jackson Heart Study
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 days ago
This is a news release from the University of Mississippi Medical Center Dr. Adolfo Correa, a physician-scientist with a strong record of clinical care, population-based research and leadership, has been appointed director and principal investigator... Read more
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Medical News Today
Stomach acid drugs linked to chronic kidney diseaseTaking a class of drugs commonly used to reduce acid in the stomach is linked t
Stomach acid drugs linked to chronic kidney disease
Medical News Today / Posted 24 days ago
Taking a class of drugs commonly used to reduce acid in the stomach is linked to a higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease, compared with not taking them. Over 15 million Americans used prescription PPIs - drugs that reduce stomach acid -... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CGP3466B compound may effectively treat depressionThe compound CGP3466B, already proven nontoxic for people, may effectively and
CGP3466B compound may effectively treat depression
News-Medical-Net / Posted 24 days ago
The compound CGP3466B, already proven nontoxic for people, may effectively and rapidly treat depression, according to results of a study in mice. The Johns Hopkins Medicine neuroscientists who conducted the research say that the compound --... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Donald H. Wilson Jr., insurance executive, diesDonald H. Wilson Jr., a retired Baltimore insurance executive and former member
Donald H. Wilson Jr., insurance executive, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Donald H. Wilson Jr., a retired Baltimore insurance executive and former member of the Greater Baltimore Committee, died Sunday of prostate cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The former Seminary Ridge resident was 95. The son of Donald H. Wilson Sr.,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Charles R. 'Chuck' Ellis, music director and conductor, diesCharles R. "Chuck" Ellis, music director of the Prince George's Philharmonic Or
Charles R. 'Chuck' Ellis, music director and conductor, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Charles R. "Chuck" Ellis, music director of the Prince George's Philharmonic Orchestra and a frequent panelist on WBJC-FM Radio's "Face the Music" program, died New Year's Day from cardiac arrhythmia at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Marvin Mandel's unheralded triumphOne of the bills the General Assembly will consider and probably enact during t
Marvin Mandel's unheralded triumph
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
One of the bills the General Assembly will consider and probably enact during the 2016 session, which begins Wednesday, is a simplification and reorganization of all the Maryland statutes dealing with alcoholic beverages. The enactment of this... Read more
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Science Daily
New type of antidepressant found to act quickly in mice: Compound already tested in humans for other purposes and found nontoxicThe Johns Hopkins Medicine neuroscientists who conducted the research say that
New type of antidepressant found to act quickly in mice: Compound already tested in humans for other purposes and found nontoxic
Science Daily / Posted 24 days ago
The Johns Hopkins Medicine neuroscientists who conducted the research say that the compound -- previously shown to block cocaine craving in the brains of rodents -- delivers antidepressant effects to mice within hours instead of weeks or months, like... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. William Howard, surgeon and sports medicine expert, diesDr. William H. B. "Bill" Howard, a general surgeon and sports medicine expert,
Dr. William Howard, surgeon and sports medicine expert, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
Dr. William H. B. "Bill" Howard, a general surgeon and sports medicine expert, died Sunday moments after he stepped out of his truck while driving in Anne Arundel County. Family members said he suffered a heart attack or stroke. He was 81 and had... Read more
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