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Nearly 20 percent of kidneys that are recovered from deceased donors in the U.S. are refused for transplant due to factors ranging from scarring in small blood vessels of the kidney's filtering units to the organ going too ...
Medical research May 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds that suicide, while strongly associated with psychiatric conditions, also correlates with environmental pollution.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have taken a key step towards recovering specific brain functions in sufferers of brain disease and injuries by successfully restoring the decision-making processes in monkeys.
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (11) | 0 |
Many diseases – obesity, Type 2 diabetes, muscular dystrophy – are associated with fat accumulation in muscle. In essence, fat replacement causes the muscles to weaken and degenerate.
Medical research Apr 30, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Predicting outcomes for cancer patients based on tumor-immune system interactions is an emerging clinical approach, and new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is advancing the field when it comes to the most ...
Genetics May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For many people who have fibromyalgia, even the thought of exercising is painful. Yet a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that exercise does not worsen the pain associated with the disorder and may even ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using the same strategy that a common virus employs to evade the human immune system, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Institute for Regenerative Medicine have modified adult stem cells to increase their ...
Medical research Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A proof-of-concept study suggests the possibility of engineering artificial ovaries in the lab to provide a more natural option for hormone replacement therapy for women. In Biomaterials, a team from Wake Forest Baptist Medica ...
Medical research Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) do not appear to have long-term effects on the brain, according to new animal research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 8 |
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 |
Study offers new clue on how brain processes visual information, provides insight into neural mechanisms of attention
Ever wonder how the human brain, which is constantly bombarded with millions of pieces of visual information, can filter out what's unimportant and focus on what's most useful?
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research shows that exercise is a key step in building a muscle-like implant in the lab with the potential to repair muscle damage from injury or disease. In mice, these implants successfully prompt the regeneration and ...
Medical research Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Many people survive their cancers, but end up dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD). New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds that CVD risk factors may be overlooked during survivorship care.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research shows that a special population of stem cells found in cord blood has the innate ability to migrate to the intestine and contribute to the cell population there, suggesting the cells' potential to treat inflammatory ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center team studying alcohol addiction has new research that might shed light on why some drinkers are more susceptible to addiction than others.
Addiction Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |