Wake Forest Baptist In The News

Wake Forest Baptist to Provide Athletic Training Services at All 12 Winston-Salem/Forsyth County High Schools

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The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education agreed to collaborate with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to provide certified athletic trainers at public high schools in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools system. 

Brain Volume Predicts Successful Weight Loss in the Elderly

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Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist believe they may have found a way to predict who will be successful in their weight-loss efforts with a quick, non-invasive brain scan.

Wake Forest Baptist's AirCare Program Celebrates 30 Years

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AirCare, the air ambulance program of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is celebrating 30 years of treating and transporting critically ill and injured patients.

From its first flight in 1986 to transport a child injured in an accident in Patrick County, VA, the men and women of AirCare have responded to around 20,000 calls from North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and South Carolina.


Women Experience Marked Decline in Sexual Function in Months Immediately Before and After Onset of Menopause

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Women experience a notable decline in sexual function approximately 20 months before and one year after their last menstrual period, and that decrease continues, though at a somewhat slower rate, over the following five years, according to a study led by a researcher at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Brain Changes Seen in Youth Football Players Without Concussion

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Research conducted by Chris Whitlow, M.D., Ph.D., Radiology, and Joel Stitzel, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, have found measurable brain changes in children after a single season of playing youth football, even without a concussion diagnosis, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.

Hot Flashes Making You Feel Like It’s Still Summer?

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Research conducted by Nancy Avis, Ph.D., Public Health Sciences, shows hot flashes can be reduced in frequency by almost half for about 50 percent of women over eight weeks of acupuncture treatment.

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