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Indications of Moral Injury Similar between Combat Veterans and COVID-19 Health Care Workers

COVID-19 health care workers experienced high rates of potential moral injury that are comparable to rates among military veterans, according to a collaborative study between Duke University, Vanderbilt University, and the Department of Veterans...
1-Apr-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Few Patients Have Infected Heart Devices Removed Despite Lifesaving Benefits

Medicare patients whose implantable heart devices became infected were less likely to die from the complication if they had the hardware removed compared to patients who only received antibiotics, according to the largest study on the topic, led by...
3-Apr-2022 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigational Anti-Clotting Drug Reduces Bleeding Risk Among AF Patients

A new type of anti-clotting drug caused fewer bleeding incidents among patients with atrial fibrillation than the commonly prescribed apixaban, according to results from a head-to-head comparison of the two.
3-Apr-2022 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigational Drug for Heart Failure has Little Impact on Exercise Tolerance

Heart failure patients taking the investigational drug omecamtiv mecarbil, which has been previously shown to improve long-term outcomes, see little impact on their ability to exercise compared to a placebo, according to a study supported by the...
3-Apr-2022 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Repair Mechanism Could Be Potential Drug Target

Searching for ways to extend the survival benefit of targeted therapies, a team led by researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute identified a potential new tactic to disrupt the repair mechanism that cancer cells use after treatment, blunting their...
30-Mar-2022 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows mRNA Vaccine Technology Can Be Used For HIV Vaccines

Using mRNA technology like that in the COVID-19 vaccines, researchers have demonstrated a successful way to deliver a potential HIV vaccine, researchers at Duke Human Vaccine Institute report.
15-Mar-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Universal Masking in Schools is Shown to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

School districts that required masking saw lower rates of COVID-19 transmission within schools last fall compared to those with optional masking policies, according to a study by the ABC Science Collaborative.
8-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Healthcare Workers Twice as Likely to Vaccinate Children Under 5 Immediately

Health care workers who have children under age 5 are twice as likely as other parents to plan to vaccinate their children against COVID-19, according to a new poll conducted by the HERO Registry, which is coordinated by the Duke Clinical Research...
24-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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COVID-19 cases are rising again in North Carolina. Will this wave be as bad as the last?

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The quest for longer-lasting Covid-19 vaccines

The quest for longer-lasting Covid-19 vaccines ...
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Anatomy of a Racial Reckoning

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Hochul Vows to Crack Down on Extremist Acts of Violence in New York

Hochul Vows to Crack Down on Extremist Acts of Violence in New York ...
20 May 2022

Roe’s Fall Will Limit Screening for Fatal Congenital Conditions

Roe’s Fall Will Limit Screening for Fatal Congenital Conditions ...
20 May 2022

Wake County reports highest rate of COVID-19 cases per capita in NC

Wake County reports highest rate of COVID-19 cases per capita in NC ...
20 May 2022

Yes, adults can be picky eaters. Here’s how to stop.

Yes, adults can be picky eaters. Here’s how to stop. ...
20 May 2022

Your Body May Be Able to Repair Its Arthritic Joints with Help from Drugs or Surgery

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Buffalo shooter’s previous threat raises red-flag questions

Buffalo shooter’s previous threat raises red-flag questions ...
17 May 2022

Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans

Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans ...
17 May 2022

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