Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Using NIH Grant to Study Cumulative Effects of Head Impacts in High School Football Players
Supported by a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant worth a projected $3.3 million over five years, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center investigators have expanded their research into the cumulative effects of head impacts in young football...
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The dreaded finger exam to check for prostate cancer used to be a mainstay of check-ups for older men. With its value now in question, some doctors share the risks and benefits with their patients and let them decide. So, should they or shouldn’t...
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A post-marketing safety study mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has shown that a combination drug therapy for the treatment of asthma is safe and effective.
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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.
29-Aug-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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.
1-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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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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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