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Maryland radiologists describe advances in 3T MRI and PET/CT, including new radioisotopes, improving oncologic imaging – detecting metastatic disease, more targeted prostate biopsies and treating brain tumors.
Learn why experts recommend making questions about sleep habits part of the physical. Get latest advice for treating common sleep problems: sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome and circadian rhythm disturbances.
A trio of Maryland women’s health experts provide the latest medical information to treat common issues in middle-aged women – osteoporosis, hormone replacement therapy and pelvic prolapse.
Two experts explain how Maryland children are benefiting from national and local initiatives that promote better treatment of concussions and that limit unnecessary tests and procedures through a new Choosing Wisely initiative.
Our medical experts discuss appropriate surveillance for patients with GERD and Barrett’s esophagus, and when surgical intervention is appropriate to prevent a hiatal hernia from becoming deadly.
Maryland researchers are actively tapping into the enormous potential of stem cells. Our experts explain how these cells can be used for drug testing, tissue regeneration and even shutting down cancer cell proliferation.
Geriatricians explain how to prevent medication errors and help older adults avoid falling with some basic but essential tips, including the ‘Get Up and Go’ test.
Mood and anxiety disorders are among the most common issues that bring patients to primary care offices. Three Maryland experts describe how to assess these conditions quickly and the most effective treatments.
Amyvid ™ is the latest radioactive tracer used with PET scans to detect, and better characterize, Alzheimer’s disease. Maryland Physician spoke with a local nuclear medicine specialist to learn more.