Since the isolation of morphine from opium in the 19th century, scientists have hoped to find a potent opioid analgesic that isn’t addictive and doesn’t cause respiratory arrest with increased doses.
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Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Successfully Test Modified Stun Gun with Heart Monitoring Capability
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have successfully tested a prototype conducted electrical weapon (CEW) capable of recording a subject’s heart rate and rhythm while still delivering incapacitating electrical charges.
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Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are one step closer to understanding what causes cocaine to be so addictive.
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Acupuncture treatments can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause by as much as 36 percent, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
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Lowering Blood Pressure Reduces Risk of Heart Disease in Older Adults Without Increasing Risk of Falls
Intensive therapies to reduce high blood pressure can cut the risk of heart disease in older adults without increasing the risk for falls, according to doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
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A transitional stroke clinic developed by doctors and nurse practitioners at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center reduced 30-day readmission rates by 48 percent, according to a study published in the April 28 online issue of the journal Stroke.
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A quick, reliable and cost-effective mobility assessment tool may help to identify elderly patients at risk for adverse post-surgery outcomes, according to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers.
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According to doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, medications and treatments long considered safe to treat pregnant women with migraines may not be.
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People with serious weight problems who are not interested in or candidates for bariatric surgery can turn to physician-supervised weight-loss programs go beyond diet and exercise to tackle obesity from multiple angles.
13-Jul-2016 4:00 PM EDT
Medical researchers, policymakers and providers are paying greater attention to race, national origin, immigration status and a wide range of cultural and socioeconomic factors in addressing the health of the country's large, growing and diverse...
21-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT
Mobility is a major issue for older adults, and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers are working with colleagues across the country to help keep seniors on their feet.
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The screening is recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and numerous other organizations for people 55 and over with no symptoms of lung cancer who have smoked the equivalent of one pack of cigarettes a day for 30 years and who still...
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