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Meditation May Mitigate Migraine Misery

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

Milestone Reached in Work to Build Replacement Kidneys in the Lab

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

Novel Cancer Drug Proves Safe for Leukemia Patients in Phase I Clinical Trial

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

Study: Viral Infection in Nose Can Trigger Middle Ear Infection

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

Researchers Receive $4.4 Million in Federal Funds to Determine If Statin Drug Can Prevent Heart Problems in Breast Cancer Patients

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has been awarded $4.4 million to conduct a multiple-site clinical trial testing the effectiveness of a statin drug in preventing cardiovascular events in women treated for breast cancer.
4-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Research in Rodents Suggests Potential for “in Body” Muscle Regeneration

What if repairing large segments of damaged muscle tissue was as simple as mobilizing the body’s stem cells to the site of the injury? New research in mice and rats, conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Institute for Regenerative...
2-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Wake Forest Baptist Cancer Center Awarded $18 Million by National Cancer Institute

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has received an $18 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) to design and conduct community-based, multi-center screening, prevention and control...
28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on Making Healthy Lunches

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

Family, Friends Can Play Major Supporting Roles in Helping Smokers Quit

5-Sep-2014 2:55 PM EDT

Medicine Looking Deeper Into Vital Differences Between Women and Men

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

Dr. Rosenbaum’s “Tell” Signs for Faked World Cup Injuries

7-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Acne Can’t Be Prevented or Cured, but It Can Be Treated Effectively

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

It’s Safe to Go In the Water, Just Don’t Swallow It

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,...
28-Apr-2014 11:50 AM EDT

E-Cig Expert From Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

24-Apr-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Don’t Let Tick Bites Spoil Outdoors Activities

Warmer temperatures and longer days beckon outdoors enthusiasts and gardeners alike to get out and enjoy the season. However, Christopher Ohl, M.D., professor of infectious diseases at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and medical director of...
1-Apr-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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