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Stink, Stank, Stunk – When Excessive Sweating is a Problem

Some people have overactive glands and produce sweat excessively, a medical condition called hyperhidrosis. A Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center dermatologist offers tips to deal with the condition.
4/22/2014 10:00 AM EDT

20 Years of Data Shows Treatment Technique Improvement for Advanced Abdominal Cancer

Wake Forest Baptist has the largest reported, single-center experience with cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC and analysis of 20 years’ worth of patient data shows that outcomes have clearly improved for patients undergoing this treatment technique.
4/17/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study Examines Vitamin D Deficiency and Cognition Relationship

Study that looks at Vitamin D deficiency and cognition relationship in older adults adds to the existing literature on the subject.
4/15/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on How to Spring Back Into Shape

Committing to a workout regimen at the beginning of the year may have seemed like a good idea at the time, but four months in, most of us have already lost steam.
4/14/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Laboratory-Grown Vaginas Implanted in Patients, Scientists Report

Long-term results are reported for the first patients to receive laboratory-engineered vaginal organs.
4/9/2014 7:00 AM EDT

Study Looks at Why Vitamin D Deficiency Diagnoses Surged

New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center suggests that physicians are ordering vitamin D deficiency screening tests for preventive care purposes rather than after patients develop conditions caused by decreased bone density.
4/1/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Study Shows Promise of Preserving Fertility in Boys with Cancer

Scientists have moved a step closer to being able to preserve fertility in young boys who undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer. The new research addresses the safety of an option scientists are developing for boys who aren’t...
3/27/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on How to Nip Springtime Allergies in the Bud

The return of spring marks the end of the cold and flu season, but the warmer weather and longer days present a different set of health issues. For many people, spring means itchy, watery eyes or runny, congested noses due to allergies. Knowing your...
3/12/2014 12:00 PM EDT

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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...
4/1/2014 1:00 PM EDT

Liaison Programs Work to Prevent Fragility Fractures in Older Adults

Well-established and with proven records of success abroad, fracture liaison services – preventive-care programs designed to foster bone health and reduce the risk of bone breaks in older adults – are catching on in the United States.
3/24/2014 6:00 PM EDT

Designer Babies - Expert

2/26/2014 9:00 AM EST

Sports Medicine Doc with Supporting Research Can Discuss MLB Ruling About Plays at the Plate

2/25/2014 12:00 PM EST

Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on Administering Hands-Only CPR

If you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, and they are unconscious, hands-only CPR can save his/her life.
2/12/2014 12:00 PM EST

Experienced Sports Medicine Expert Available to Discuss Orthopaedic Injuries at Winter Olympics

2/4/2014 10:35 AM EST

Proper Sleep Is a Key Contributor to Health and Well-Being

Getting a good night’s sleep means more than you probably think. “I would say the importance of sleep is definitely underestimated by the general public,” said Dr. Sandhya Kumar, assistant professor of neurology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical...
1/22/2014 2:00 PM EST

Emergency/Wilderness Medicine Expert Available from Wake Forest

1/6/2014 8:00 AM EST

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