A disease with no known cure kills a horse on the Eastern Shore, and it can kill humans as well. It’s carried by mosquitoes, and it may be even more dangerous than the West Nile virus.
Prison officials say an inmate at a western Maryland prison has been treated at a hospital for Legionnaires’ disease.
A statewide sportsmen’s group says it’s dropping an effort to reintroduce elk to western Maryland.
The American Medical Association, the nation’s largest organization of doctors, now considers obesity a disease.
Kayla Campbell turned a loss into a gain after her hair fell out. It took several years to get past the discouraging disappearance of her thick, wavy brown locks.
Ask those who are trying to find a cure for diseases and they’ll tell you that it is much harder to get funding for research. Now a cancer center downtown is taking a do-it-yourself approach to finding the money.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn’t develop the disease, the agency’s top rabies expert said Wednesday.
Army researchers at Fort Detrick say an antibiotic cream developed with international partners is effective against a disfiguring disease caused by sandfly bites in the Middle East and North Africa.
Macular degeneration is a leading cause of blindness in older adults. Taking aspirin may bring it on.
One in eight older Americans has Alzheimer’s disease. Now doctors right here in Baltimore break new ground in the fight against it.
ALS is an incurable disease that kills most of its victims three to five years after diagnosis. Former Ravens player O.J. Brigance has it and has a foundation to help others.
Former NFL players may have a higher risk of dying from diseases that damage brain cells.