A recent HIV vaccine trial testing the HIV envelope as an immunogen was unsuccessful for protection against HIV infection. A new study has found that this vaccine selectively recruited antibodies reactive with both the HIV envelope and common...
28-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Sudden cardiac arrest kills an estimated 200,000 people a year in the United States, but many of those lives could be saved if ordinary bystanders simply performed CPR, a new study led by Duke Medicine shows.
The early application of...
16-Jul-2015 2:00 PM EDT
Children with even mild or passing bouts of depression, anxiety and/or behavioral issues were more inclined to have serious problems that complicated their ability to lead successful lives as adults, according to research from Duke Medicine.
13-Jul-2015 11:30 AM EDT
The benefits of exercise are well known, but physical fitness becomes increasingly difficult as people age or develop ailments, creating a downward spiral into poor health.
Now researchers at Duke Medicine report there may be a way to improve...
2-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Although being overweight with a high body-mass index (BMI) has long been associated with a higher risk for colorectal cancer, thinner patients might not fare as well after treatment for advanced cancer, according to a new study from Duke Medicine.
1-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT
Researchers Outline New Strategies for Combatting Chronic Kidney Disease and Other Long-Term Conditions
Experts have identified new strategies for using electronic health records (EHRs) to treat patients with chronic kidney disease. These recommendations may help clinicians and hospitals better manage individual patients with chronic conditions and...
25-Jun-2015 5:00 PM EDT
Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from implanted defibrillators, according to a Duke Medicine study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. But fewer than 1 in 10...
18-Jun-2015 1:00 PM EDT
Patients with atrial fibrillation who stopped taking blood thinners before they had elective surgery had no higher risk of developing blood clots and less risk of major bleeding compared to patients who were given a “bridge” therapy, according...
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Expert: Dr. Bruce Capehart of VA Hospital/ Duke Medicine Available Re: Study in JAMA Psychiatry on Soldiers' Mental Health
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