More than 90% of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what clinical studies have shown that doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, according to a study published in the March 26 online edition of...
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Two scientists from Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health, have received a total of $1.5 million in research funding from the American Cancer Society (ACS) to study new chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments for...
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Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine have received a five-year grant worth approximately $2.53 million from the National Institute on Aging to evaluate whether a novel brain-imaging technique can identify Alzheimer’s disease in its early...
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The Center for Congregational Health, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s Division of FaithHealth Ministries, has been awarded a $1 million grant by Lilly Endowment Inc. in support of an initiative designed to empower clergy and lay leaders from...
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Which of the two most common bariatric surgeries – gastric sleeve or gastric bypass – has the highest subsequent risk of additional operations or procedures?
17-Dec-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites
Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have identified a dead probiotic that reduces age-related leaky gut in older mice. The study is published in the journal GeroScience.
9-Dec-2019 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites
Wake Forest Baptist Awarded Federal Grant for Study Aimed at Predicting, Reducing Dropout Rates in Pediatric Weight-loss Programs
The National Institute of Nursing Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Health a five-year grant worth approximately $2.97 million to study the reasons for attrition in pediatric weight-management...
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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.
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23-Mar-2020 2:30 PM EDT
A study by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that while approximately 30 million American adults have obstructive sleep apnea only about 6 million, or 20%, have been properly diagnosed and treated.
27-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST
Clinical pastoral education is an interfaith professional program that helps theological students, ordained clergy, members of religious orders and qualified laypersons develop the interpersonal skills needed to work as chaplains or spiritual care...
28-Jan-2020 4:00 PM EST
While the donation and transfusion of blood are very common, and relatively simple as far as medical procedures go, the path from donor to recipient is more complex than most people may realize.
19-Dec-2019 6:00 AM EST
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...
6-Nov-2019 6:00 AM EST
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...
10-Oct-2019 6:00 AM EDT
If you let the sun burn your skin you’ll pay a price right away, with painful redness, peeling and possible blistering. But sunburn can also generate long-term problems, such as premature aging of the skin and skin cancer.
24-Jun-2019 6:00 PM EDT
You just have to be smart about what you grill and how you grill it, and be willing to broaden your view of what qualifies as proper cookout fare.
22-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT