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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Wake Forest Baptist, Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State Join NCAA-Defense Department Sports Concussion Study
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the student-athletes and trainers from all men’s and women’s teams at Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University will be contributing to the largest-ever study of concussion in...
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Scientists at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have invented a “metastasis-on-a-chip” system believed to be one of the first laboratory models of cancer spreading from one 3D tissue to another. They hope the technology can one...
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Everyone knows that stubbing your toe hurts. What makes it stop hurting is the body’s main pain-blocking process – the natural production of opioids.
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Wake Forest Baptist Is First in the U.S. to Offer Scalp Cooling System to Reduce Hair Loss in Women with Breast Cancer
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is the first medical center in the United States to offer the FDA-cleared DigniCap scalp cooling system to patients undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
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Using a sophisticated, custom-designed 3D printer, regenerative medicine scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have proved that it is feasible to print living tissue structures to replace injured or diseased tissue in patients.
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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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During the holidays, the variety and complexity of foods served by friends and relatives can present landmines for people with food allergies.
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For decades, ultrasound was employed in only a handful of medical specialties. But today it is being used across the spectrum of disciplines, from anesthesiology to urology.
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