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Walking speed could be a new indicator of health

Walking speed is making strides toward becoming a key metric of a person's health with the launch of the 6th Vital Sign, a first-of-its kind study being conducted by the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). 

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Skin has the nerve to tell you to scratch

No matter the trigger—bug bites, a medication side-effect or an itchy wound—the urge to scratch can be a real pain. Researchers at the Duke University Medical Center have identified a potential drug target in the skin ...

Mar 11, 2016
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