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  • First trial of LSD as medicine in 40 years shows promise

    First trial of LSD as medicine in 40 years shows promise
    For the first time in more than four decades, the drug lysergic acid diethylamide -- better known as LSD -- has been the experimental adjunct to psychotherapy in a controlled clinical trial approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. And a newly...
  • GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations

    GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations
    Local medical professionals will gather with members of Baltimore's gay community later this month to discuss a new medical treatment that involves HIV-negative patients taking a daily pill to avoid becoming infected. The April 28 forum, hosted by the...
  • Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy

    Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy
    [This post has been updated, as explained below.] If you believe that a great deal of corporate charity is only for show, not about serious concern for the beneficiaries of philanthropy, the restaurant chain Chili's has just provided a data point to...
  • Issues considered during 2014 General Assembly

    Issues considered during 2014 General Assembly
    Here are some of the issues senators and delegates considered during the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session. To become law, bills passed by the legislature must be signed by the governor. WAGES/TAXES The Assembly approved Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
  • Helping Video-Addicted Teen Boys

    Our 14-year-old son seems depressed, to us, at least. His principal sees no sign of depression but thinks he's socially anxious. The subjects of counseling and medication have come up. We have suggested to him that he get more exercise and spend less time...
  • Takeda, Eli Lilly must pay $9 billion in punitive damages over Actos

    Takeda, Eli Lilly must pay $9 billion in punitive damages over Actos
    Drugmakers Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. were ordered to pay a total of $9 billion in punitive damages after a Louisiana jury decided the companies did not disclose cancer risks of their diabetes medicine Actos. Japan-based Takeda said...
  • Jurors convict Zion man in Va. sailor killing, to hear evidence in slayings of 2 girls

    Jurors convict Zion man in Va. sailor killing, to hear evidence in slayings of 2 girls
    Following his conviction at a federal death penalty trial Tuesday, Jorge Torrez’s life is in the hands of jurors who are expected to hear evidence that he committed a string of brutal crimes, including the 2005 murders of two young girls in a Lake...
  • Lupin name on Baltimore building marks drug company's expansion

    Lupin name on Baltimore building marks drug company's expansion
    Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has placed its name in lights over the Inner Harbor, a mark of the Indian drug manufacturer's growing presence since the company located its U.S. headquarters in Baltimore more than a decade ago. Lupin, which today sells...
  • Love lifts depression's fog

    Love lifts depression's fog
    Second of three parts. In Part 1, family members recalled how Orange County high school student Jon Ludlow went from being an athlete to a loner who required psychiatric medication. He lost interest in socializing and spent his time playing online video...
  • Coming soon: more ways to get to know your doctor

    Coming soon: more ways to get to know your doctor
    This week, the federal government is planning to release a massive database capable of providing patients with much more information about their doctors. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the government agency that runs Medicare, plans...
  • Neil Shubin tells the story of us in 'Your Inner Fish'

    Neil Shubin tells the story of us in 'Your Inner Fish'
    Moving downward from the shoulder, the arms of Neil Shubin, fish paleontologist, are built like this: one bone, two bones, lots of bones, digits. The same is true for a bird's wing, a leopard's forward leg and the front fins of Tiktaalik, the ancient...