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Research Yields Potential Treatment Approach for Glycogen Storage Disease

Researchers from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) and Duke Medicine have identified a potential treatment strategy for an often-fatal inherited glycogen storage disease.
18-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds Surprising Links Between Bullying and Eating Disorders


Being bullied in childhood has been associated with increased risk for anxiety, depression and even eating disorders. But according to new research, it’s not only the victims who could be at risk psychologically, but also the bullies themselves.
16-Nov-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

PCI Reduces Need for Additional Drug Even When Blockages Remain

Heart patients who had undergone an angioplasty procedure that opened only some blocked arteries tended to have a resolution of their chest pain, making it unnecessary to add another medication to treat the symptom, according to a study led by the...
10-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Women Cardiologists Do Different Work, Make Less Money Than Men


Despite efforts to increase gender diversity in cardiology, major differences in job characteristics and pay persist between men and women who treat heart patients, according to a Duke Medicine-led study presented at the annual American Heart...
8-Nov-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

This Is Your Brain… This Is Your Brain After Intermittent Binge Drinking


Studies have demonstrated how just a few sessions of binge drinking during adolescence can knock out neurons (shown in blue arch) in the hippocampus, the brain’s memory core.
5-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Used Alone, Weight Loss Apps Might Not Help Overweight Young Adults


Used alone, a cell phone app that tracks exercise, calories and weight loss goals is, on average, not enough to create meaningful weight loss in young adults, according to new research from Duke Medicine.
4-Nov-2015 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Monkey Model Discovery Could Spur CMV Vaccine Development

Researchers at Duke Medicine have discovered that rhesus monkeys can, in fact, transmit Cytomegalovirus (CMV) across the placenta to their unborn offspring. This finding, reported online October 19 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
14-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug-Resistant E. coli Continues to Climb in Community Health Settings


Drug-resistant E. coli infections are on the rise in community hospitals, where more than half of U.S. patients receive their health care, according to a new study from Duke Medicine.
13-Oct-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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