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The merger of conventional medical treatment with integrative medicine

Tracy Gosson was first diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer in April 2019 after feeling tired and not like herself for months. During her treatment, the founder of the branding and marketing company Sagesse began researching integrated treatment options. She ...

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UM researchers exploring whether drug could limit coronavirus infections

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are investigating whether taking an anti-malaria drug could prevent infection and symptoms from exposure to people with COVID-19. The study hopes to find whether hydroxychloroquine could help limit the spread of the disease by ...

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UM to study using ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier (access required)

The University of Maryland School of Medicine will begin a study this month investigating the use of ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier, potentially making it easier to treat neurological diseases. Opening the blood-brain barrier using MRI-guided ultrasound could make ...

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Maryland universities improve in U.S. News’ medical school rankings (access required)

The University of Maryland took some big steps forward and Johns Hopkins remained near the top of the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of medical schools. The University of Maryland School of Medicine improved to 31st in the ...

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UM breast cancer treatment cleared for wider use (access required)

A Maryland company can now begin marketing its device, which could change the way breast cancer is treated, after it received government clearance last month. The Food and Drug Administration granted clearance last month to the GammaPod, a device that ...

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Hopkins one of the best in U.S. News rankings of med schools

Johns Hopkins University placed third in the country for top medical schools for research in U.S. News and World Report’s graduate school rankings released this week. The Baltimore institution was ranked only behind Harvard University and Stanford University. On the same ...

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For rural populations, growing the workforce is key to improving health care (access required)

Rural areas throughout the United States often have trouble recruiting and retaining physicians due to their low populations. Opinions vary on whether Maryland has a true shortage of primary-care physicians of if they’re just not well-distributed; but the effect on ...

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