Children who start toilet training before age 2 have a three times higher risk of developing daytime wetting problems later, according to new research.
7-Oct-2014 12:15 AM EDT
The cool, crisp air will soon be filled with the tantalizing scent of fried candy bars, funnel cakes and candy apples. Local and state fairs may offer thrilling rides and fun games, but perhaps the biggest attraction is the food.
2-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Treatments for certain childhood cancers come with a high risk of sterility. A new research study for young boys is focused on fertility preservation and restoration.
1-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Meditation might be a path to migraine relief, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
11-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Working with human-sized pig kidneys, researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have developed the most successful method to date to keep blood vessels in the new organs open and flowing with blood. This is a significant hurdle...
9-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Wake Forest Baptist Researcher Awarded NASA Grant to Study Effects of Space Travel on Hip and Knee Joints
Jeffrey S. Willey, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been awarded a grant by NASA’s Space Biology Program to study how space flight can cause degeneration of skeletal joints and to test...
8-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Results of a Phase I clinical trial showed that a new drug targeting mitochondrial function in human cancer cells was safe and showed some efficacy. The findings, reported by doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, are published in the...
8-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Middle ear infections, which affect more than 85 percent of children under the age of 3, can be triggered by a viral infection in the nose rather than solely by a bacterial infection, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
5-Sep-2014 3:45 PM EDT
Most chronic pain is caused by damage to the discs in the lumbar region. And much of that damage is caused by poor body mechanics – the way people stand, walk, lift, carry, reach, bend, sit and sleep – in which the back is too often flat, not...
6-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT
Which lunch option would most children prefer: pizza, soda and fries or a PB&J sandwich, carrot sticks and yogurt?
19-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT
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It is now commonly accepted that there is a biological basis for sex differences in a number of common conditions. And there’s active research into why other conditions occur more frequently in women than men.
12-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT
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Recent advances in both medications and approaches to care have significantly reduced the impact acne once had on both skin and self-esteem.
3-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT
There is nothing better on a hot, summer day than a refreshing dip in a community pool, water park, lake or ocean. However, bacteria and parasites can lurk in all kinds of water and put a real damper on summertime fun unless people practice a few,...
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