Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Farmworkers are at potential risk from food and waterborne illnesses because of the condition of cooking and eating facilities available to them, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
This year's flu season is in full swing with 41 states now reporting widespread illness.
Pediatrics Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that patients suffering from aggressive brain tumors can be effectively treated with smaller radiation fields to spare the rest of the brain and preserve cognition.
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Ocular Systems, Inc. (OSI), Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the North Carolina Eye Bank have formed a new company based on a promising new technology aimed at engineering replacement corneas in the lab for transplantation.
Ophthalmology Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with Type 2 diabetes have two to four times the risk of cardiovascular disease compared to people without the disease. The best way for doctors to predict which diabetes patients are at the greatest risk for heart ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Hair care and maintenance issues are primary factors that deter African-American women from exercising, a major health concern for a group that has the highest rates of overweight or obesity in the country.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Investigators at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have concluded research on a new postmenopausal hormone therapy that shows promise as an effective treatment for menopausal symptoms and the prevention of osteoporosis without ...
Medical research Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When you're postmenopausal and overweight, losing weight is a good thing, but gaining back just a few pounds may actually be detrimental to your cardiovascular health.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
College football and basketball games may provide more than a way for students to show school spirit – they could help prevent the flu.
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
If you are among the 50 percent of Americans who suffer from insomnia, then you have probably tried everything – from warm milk to melatonin pills or prescription medications to induce sleep – with varying degrees of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
What do a tight, fitted bed sheet and a blood clot in the wrist have in common? Both are associated with a condition called sheet fitting palsy. True to its name, the palsy is reported in those who spend a long period of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
It's no secret that obesity is a major problem in America.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Oct. 30, 2012 – Beating cancer is just the first step.
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When patients suffering from Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) express high levels of the gene, MN1, an already aggressive leukemia is accelerated and shortens survival time. While that's a known fact, the mechanisms involved ...
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
While it is well known that starfish, zebrafish and salamanders can re-grow damaged limbs, scientists understand very little about the regenerative capabilities of mammals. Now, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...
Medical research Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |