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Newswise: WFIRM Scientists Push Bioprinting Capability Forward

WFIRM Scientists Push Bioprinting Capability Forward

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Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists are the first to report using bioprinting to print a tracheal tissue construct comprised of multiple different functional materials.

Channels: All Journal News, Regenerative Medicine,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 3:05 PM EST
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At-home beauty devices: to buy or not to buy

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If you are thinking of buying a skin rejuvenation device as a holiday gift, think again.

Channels: All Journal News, Clinical Trials, Dermatology,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 12:10 PM EST
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Newly developed nanoparticles help fight lung cancer in animal model

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Scientists have reported a new approach to treating lung cancer with inhaled nanoparticles developed at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Engineering, Immunology, Nanotechnology, Particle Physics, Nature (journal),

Released:
14-Nov-2019 10:55 AM EST
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Newswise: Concussion is more than just a headache, so it’s good to know the symptoms

Concussion is more than just a headache, so it’s good to know the symptoms

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Concussion is the most common and mildest type of traumatic brain injury, but it should never be taken lightly. Any concussion, however slight, temporarily disturbs vital brain activity and can cause a range of physical, mental and emotional symptoms that vary in number and severity from case to case.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Children's Health, Neuro, Patient Safety, Seniors, Trauma,

Released:
6-Nov-2019 6:00 AM EST
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Wake Forest Baptist Awarded $6 Million Grant to Study Non-opioid Pain Management in Cancer Survivors

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For many people who’ve had cancer, severe pain can persist even after treatment ends. In an effort to find a non-pharmaceutical approach to pain management for cancer survivors, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Health have been awarded $6 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to test the effectiveness of a web-based pain management program.

Channels: Cancer, Pain,

Released:
5-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Gut Bacteria Is Key Factor in Childhood Obesity

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New information published by scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Health suggests that gut bacteria and its interactions with immune cells and metabolic organs, including fat tissue, play a key role in childhood obesity.

Channels: All Journal News, Cell Biology, Children's Health, Digestive Disorders, Genetics, Immunology, Obesity, Microbiome,

Released:
30-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine Identify Genetic Variation Linked to Severity of ALS

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A discovery made several years ago in a lab researching asthma at Wake Forest School of Medicine may now have implications for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease with no known cure and only two FDA-approved drugs to treat its progression and severity.

Channels: All Journal News, Genetics, Neuro, Pharmaceuticals, Neurology (journal),

Released:
16-Oct-2019 12:30 PM EDT
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New study to examine if sleep problems contribute to cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s

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Everybody knows sleep is good for your body. It may be good for your mind, too. That’s what scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine will attempt to determine thanks to a $5.3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Channels: Alzheimer's and Dementia, Cardiovascular Health, Mental Health, Sleep, All Journal News,

Released:
10-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: While There’s No Cure for Osteoarthritis, Its Symptoms Can Be Managed

While There’s No Cure for Osteoarthritis, Its Symptoms Can Be Managed

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Osteoarthritis can produce joint pain and stiffness sufficient to limit and even prohibit the performance of everyday tasks. It becomes more common with age, once it starts it typically gets worse and there’s no known cure. But there are therapies that can relieve pain and maintain joint function.

Channels: Arthritis, Bone Health,

Released:
10-Oct-2019 6:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: HHS Awards Major Funding Award to WFIRM

HHS Awards Major Funding Award to WFIRM

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The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) is the recipient of a major research funding award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support its lung-on-a-chip technology as a model to develop chemical injury treatments.

Channels: Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

Released:
8-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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