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Parents of Children with Cancer Have Additional Worries During COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has heaped additional financial strains, childcare complications and other problems on already-burdened caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer, according to a study from researchers at Duke Health and other institutions.
1-Mar-2021 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Goodbye UTIs: Duke scientists develop vaccine strategy for urinary tract infections

Duke researchers describe a new vaccination strategy that they think could re-program the body to fight off the bacteria that cause urinary tract infections.
1-Mar-2021 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Duke Clinical Research Institute, UNC Center for Health Equity Research, and Partners Receive $80 Million Award from NIH to Help Expand COVID-19 Testing

The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), in partnership with the Center for Health Equity Research at UNC-Chapel Hill and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, has received an $80 million award to serve as the coordinating and data...
30-Sep-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Spikes in Blood Pressure Among Young Adults Spell Trouble in Mid-Age

Wide swings in blood pressure readings among young adults are associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease by middle age, a new analysis led by Duke Health researchers shows. The finding, publishing Jan. 22 in JAMA Cardiology, suggests...
22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adding Weight Loss Counseling to Group Visits Improves Diabetes Outcomes

For people with difficult-to-control diabetes, adding intensive weight management counseling to group medical visits provided extra health benefits beyond improved blood-sugar control, according to a study led by researchers at the Duke Diet &...
31-Oct-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Humans Have Salamander-Like Ability to Regrow Cartilage in Joints

Contrary to popular belief, cartilage in human joints can repair itself through a process similar to that used by creatures such as salamanders and zebrafish to regenerate limbs, researchers at Duke Health found.
9-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Duke Vaccine Institute Plays Integral Role in National Effort to Improve Flu Shots

As part of a massive national effort to improve and modernize flu shots, the Duke Human Vaccine Institute has received three research contracts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), with an initial award of...
30-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetic Mutation Appears to Protect Some People from Deadly MRSA

An inherited genetic tendency appears to increase the likelihood that a person can successfully fight off antibiotic-resistant staph infections, according to a study led by Duke Health researchers.
11-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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