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MRI Cardiac Stress Test Shows Promise at Identifying Fatal Heart Disease

Results from a large, multi-center study suggest that cardiac magnetic resonance, or CMR, has potential as a non-invasive, non-toxic alternative to stress echocardiograms, catheterizations and stress nuclear exams in identifying the severity of...
6-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Blood Test for Specific Metabolites Could Reveal Blocked Arteries

A Duke Health pilot project suggests that in the near future, a blood test could show whether arteries carrying blood to the heart are narrow or blocked, a risk factor for heart disease.
30-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Decision-Making Tool Fails to Ease Anxiety for Families of Life-Support Patients

Computer-based guide aims to help families with life-and-death treatment decisions
23-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exposure to Cannabis Alters the Genetic Profile of Sperm

New research from Duke Health suggests men in their child-bearing years should consider how THC could impact their sperm and possibly the children they conceive during periods when they’ve been using the drug. Much like previous research that...
17-Dec-2018 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Massage Helps Ease Arthritis Pain, Improve Mobility

Patients with arthritis in their knees experienced significant improvement in pain and mobility after undergoing a weekly, whole-body massage for two months, according to a study led by researchers at Duke Health.
13-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Roadmap Reveals Shortcut to Recreate Key HIV Antibody for Vaccines

A team led by Duke Human Vaccine Institute researchers, publishing online Dec. 11 in the journal Immunity, reported that they have filled in a portion of the roadmap toward effective neutralization of HIV, identifying the steps that a critical HIV...
6-Dec-2018 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify ‘Youth Factor’ in Blood Cells That Speeds Fracture Repair

Duke Health researchers have previously shown that introducing bone marrow stem cells to a bone injury can expedite healing, but the exact process was unclear. Now, the same Duke-led team believes it has pinpointed the “youth factor” inside...
3-Dec-2018 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Expanded Cord Blood Shows Potential for Use in Adult Bone Marrow Transplants

Umbilical cord blood stem cells that are cultured and expanded outside the body before being used for bone marrow transplant in adult blood cancer patients appear safe and restore blood count recovery faster than standard cord blood. The findings,...
30-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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