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12/22/2003

Wake Forest Ranks 14th Nationally In Licensing Reve Wake Forest Ranks 14th Nationally In Licensing Reve WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University climbed to 14th place in the nation among U.S. universities in licensing revenues in fiscal year 2002, up from 19th place in 2001, according to figures just comp

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12/16/2003

Changes Needed to Reduce Migrant Farm Worker Exposure to Pesticides Say Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers Changes Needed to Reduce Migrant Farm Worker Exposure to Pesticides Say Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Despite federal guidelines t

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12/12/2003

Wake Forest will open dialysis centers in King, Western Iredell County Wake Forest will open dialysis centers in King, Western Iredell County WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - To improve access to kidney dialysis for patients, Wake Forest University Health Sciences soon will open new dialysis centers in King and in weste

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12/8/2003

Anemia Increases Risk of Hospitalization and Death in Older Adults, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers Anemia Increases Risk of Hospitalization and Death in Older Adults, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Anemia in older adults

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11/25/2003

Salisbury Urology Establishes Clinic at Davie County Hospital Salisbury Urology Establishes Clinic at Davie County Hospital WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Salisbury Urology recently established a urology clinic at Davie County Hospital in Mocksville. Urologist Vance F. Merhoff, M.D. sees patients twice a month and

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11/21/2003

Two Wake Forest Faculty Win National Award Two Wake Forest Faculty Win National Award WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Thomas A. Arcury, Ph.D., and Sara A. Quandt, Ph.D., of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, have been selected winners of the national Praxis Award, recognizing excellence in professional anth

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11/19/2003

Medical Center to Lead "Commit to Be Fit," A Joint Effort To Fight Obesity Among Children in Kernersville Medical Center to Lead "Commit to Be Fit," A Joint Effort To Fight Obesity Among Children in Kernersville WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will lead a three-year effort

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11/17/2003

Farm Worker Children Under 7 Exposed to Agricultural and Home Pesticides Farm Worker Children Under 7 Exposed to Agricultural and Home Pesticides WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Children of migrant and seasonal farm workers are exposed to a wide range of agricultural and home pesticides, according to a study just publi

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11/16/2003

Researchers Find Additional Families with Gene Linked to Gout and Kidney Failure Researchers Find Additional Families with Gene Linked to Gout and Kidney Failure WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Additional families have been found that carry a recently discovered gene that is responsible for both gout and kidney failure

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11/14/2003

In Some People, Overuse of Some Analgesics Can Lead To Kidney Damage In Some People, Overuse of Some Analgesics Can Lead To Kidney Damage WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Overuse of some analgesics may lead to irreversible kidney damage in susceptible people, according to one conclusion of a national study being reporte

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11/14/2003

Severe Kidney Disease in Blacks Linked to Genes on Two Chromosomes, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Study Shows Severe Kidney Disease in Blacks Linked to Genes on Two Chromosomes, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Study Shows WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - As yet unidentified genes on chromos

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11/13/2003

Abramson appointed to Advisory Committee for CDC Abramson appointed to Advisory Committee for CDC WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Jon S. Abramson, M.D., chair of Pediatrics at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, was recently appointed to serve on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Center

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11/12/2003

Wake Forest Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center 10th Anniversary Symposium Wake Forest Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center 10th Anniversary Symposium WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will observe its 10th anniversary

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11/12/2003

Wake Forest Researchers Identify Enzyme That May Turn Fleeting Experience Into Lasting Memory Wake Forest Researchers Identify Enzyme That May Turn Fleeting Experience Into Lasting Memory WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The enzyme that can help turn a one-time experience into a long-term memory has been identified in m

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11/11/2003

Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center at Wake Forest Receives $358,000 Grant Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center at Wake Forest Receives $358,000 Grant WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has received a $358,000 grant from

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11/10/2003

Dyslexia Involves Both Vision and Hearing, Say Researchers from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Dyslexia Involves Both Vision and Hearing, Say Researchers from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Dyslexia may stem from how the brain processes sight and sound toget

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11/10/2003

Sound Helps Augment Poor Vision for Some Tasks, Say Researchers from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Sound Helps Augment Poor Vision for Some Tasks, Say Researchers from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - If you're helpless without your glasses, try using your ea

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11/8/2003

Internationally Recognized Tissue Engineering Program To Join Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Internationally Recognized Tissue Engineering Program To Join Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Anthony Atala, M.D., an internationally recognized leader in tissue engi

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11/7/2003

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Participates in Landmark Alzheimer's Drug Study Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Participates in Landmark Alzheimer's Drug Study WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is one of 34 clinical sites nationally that will conduct

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11/3/2003

?No Smoking Gun? Points to Tighter Regulation of Office-Based Cosmetic Surgery, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center ?No Smoking Gun? Points to Tighter Regulation of Office-Based Cosmetic Surgery, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM,

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10/31/2003

Income Important in Tracking Health Status, Says Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researcher Income Important in Tracking Health Status, Says Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researcher WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Income is an important variable in the quality of health care that people re

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10/24/2003

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Wins Consumer Choice Award Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Wins Consumer Choice Award WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has won the 2003 "Consumer Choice Award" for Greensboro and Winston-Salem. The award, by Nationa

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10/20/2003

Cytokine Markers Could Be Potent Predictors of Heart Disease, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Cytokine Markers Could Be Potent Predictors of Heart Disease, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Two hormone-like proteins th

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10/14/2003

Researchers Find Genetic Link to Prostate Cancer Researchers Find Genetic Link to Prostate Cancer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Some men may be more prone to prostate cancer because a variation in a specific gene makes them more susceptible to the harmful effects of cancer-causing agents, a new study shows. The re

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10/13/2003

Medical Students Win Research Competition Medical Students Win Research Competition WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - As part of a program that introduces medical students to the world of research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine recently presented awards to three students for their poster presentations on rese

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10/7/2003

Standard Treatment for Rare Form of Deafness No More Effective than Placebo, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers Standard Treatment for Rare Form of Deafness No More Effective than Placebo, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A dr

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10/6/2003
Wake Forest University School of Medicine has honored five of its researchers with awards for excellence

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10/3/2003

Downtown Health Plaza Director Honored for Achievement Downtown Health Plaza Director Honored for Achievement WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Michael L. Clements, director of the Downtown Health Plaza of Baptist Hospital was recently honored by the social work section of the North Carolina Public Health Association (NC

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10/1/2003

Brenner Children's Hospital and the American Academy of Pediatrics Offer safety tips for Halloween Brenner Children's Hospital and the American Academy of Pediatrics Offer safety tips for Halloween WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and we can all make sure that children hav

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9/29/2003

Outside Support For Research Climbs Sharply at Wake Forest Outside Support For Research Climbs Sharply at Wake Forest WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Outside support for research and related activities at Wake Forest University School of Medicine continues to climb sharply, reaching more than $157.7 million in the fi

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9/26/2003

Pediatric Research Team at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Hopes to Reduce College Problem Drinking Pediatric Research Team at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Hopes to Reduce College Problem Drinking Winston-Salem, NC - Pediatric researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medica

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9/22/2003

Stem cells isolated from monkey eggs continue producing variety of other cells, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center investigators report Stem cells isolated from monkey eggs continue producing variety of other cells, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center investigators report WINSTON-SALEM,

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9/18/2003

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Named One of America's Healthiest Companies Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Named One of America's Healthiest Companies WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, under the leadership of its wellness program, ActionHealth, h

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9/10/2003

National Enforcement Program Galvanizes Action at the State and Local Levels to Reduce Teen Drinking National Enforcement Program Galvanizes Action at the State and Local Levels to Reduce Teen Drinking WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A national evaluation of a comprehensive federally sponsored initiative shows that the

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9/4/2003

North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Again, Achieves Highest Nursing Recognition North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Again, Achieves Highest Nursing Recognition WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's leading credentialing organization, has announced that the nursing staff

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9/4/2003

Wake Forest Cardiologist in Auto Race Fundraiser for American Heart Association Wake Forest Cardiologist in Auto Race Fundraiser for American Heart Association WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center cardiologist David M. Herrington, M.D., M.H.S., will take part in an amateur auto

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9/2/2003

Researchers Try to Determine Why Cancer Cells Don't Commit Suicide Researchers Try to Determine Why Cancer Cells Don't Commit Suicide WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center are using an innovative approach to study one of the fundamental aspects of how cancer develop

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8/28/2003

Application to Build Hospital in King Denied Application to Build Hospital in King Denied WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - North Carolina Baptist Hospital's CON application to build a new hospital in King has been denied for a second time by the Certificate of Need Section of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Serv

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8/28/2003

New Joint School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Holds First Classes New Joint School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Holds First Classes WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Classes began Thursday at the new School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences operated jointly by Wake Forest University and Virginia

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8/26/2003

Wake Forest Researchers Receive Renewed Funding to Study Cardiovascular Disease Wake Forest Researchers Receive Renewed Funding to Study Cardiovascular Disease WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Wake Forest University School of Medicine researchers have received a $9 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood

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8/18/2003

Wake Forest to Assist Seven UNC Schools with Technology Commercialization Wake Forest to Assist Seven UNC Schools with Technology Commercialization WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Health Sciences has established a new company to assist seven universities in the University of North Carolina (UNC)

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8/14/2003

Drug that Mimics Vitamin D Hormone May Boost Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Treatment, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers Drug that Mimics Vitamin D Hormone May Boost Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Treatment, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers WI

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8/12/2003

Presumed Benefits of Hormone-Replacement Therapy May Have Caused Harm, Wake Forest Physician Writes in New England Journal of Medicine Presumed Benefits of Hormone-Replacement Therapy May Have Caused Harm, Wake Forest Physician Writes in New England Journal of Medicine WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The medical commun

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7/25/2003

Anemia Is Risk Factor for Physical Decline in Older Adults, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers Anemia Is Risk Factor for Physical Decline in Older Adults, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Older adults with anemia are twice as

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7/22/2003

Limit Junk Foods, Increase Activity To Combat Childhood Obesity Limit Junk Foods, Increase Activity To Combat Childhood Obesity WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Why are kids getting fat? Two reasons: eating the wrong foods and lack of physical activity, says Mara Vitolins, Dr.P.H., of Wake Forest University Baptist Medi

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7/17/2003

North Carolina Baptist Hospital Again Ranked As One Of America's Best By U.S. News & World Report North Carolina Baptist Hospital Again Ranked As One Of America's Best By U.S. News & World Report WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - North Carolina Baptist Hospital is listed as one of America''s Best Hospitals in six

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7/16/2003

Wake Forest Receives Federal Grant to Develop Model Tobacco Intervention Curriculum Wake Forest Receives Federal Grant to Develop Model Tobacco Intervention Curriculum WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - With funding from a $1.6 million federal grant, a Wake Forest University School of Medicine faculty member will develop

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7/15/2003

Genetics a Factor in PSA Levels, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Genetics a Factor in PSA Levels, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Genetics causes some men to test higher on the blood test for prostate cancer - even w

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7/14/2003

Older Drug Could Have Exciting New Role in Treating Colorectal Cancer, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Older Drug Could Have Exciting New Role in Treating Colorectal Cancer, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Researcher

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7/14/2003

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Honored For Use of Information Technology Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Honored For Use of Information Technology WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has been named one of the nation's Most Wired health care provider

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7/10/2003

Medical Center Burn Unit Studies Burns Related to Children's Clothing Medical Center Burn Unit Studies Burns Related to Children's Clothing WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Burn Unit at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has joined the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and about 115 burn centers nat

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7/10/2003

Wake Forest Professor Named to Board of Inter-American Society of Hypertension Wake Forest Professor Named to Board of Inter-American Society of Hypertension WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - K. Bridget Brosnihan, Ph.D., professor of surgical sciences-general at Wake Forest University School of Medicine has been appointe

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7/8/2003

Wake Forest Heart Center First to Offer High-Speed Transfer of Cardiac Images Wake Forest Heart Center First to Offer High-Speed Transfer of Cardiac Images WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Heart Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is the first heart center in the region to offer high-speed comput

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7/8/2003

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Wins National Customer Satisfaction Award Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Wins National Customer Satisfaction Award WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is one of six health care facilities in the country to receive the

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7/7/2003

Ride for the Ribbon Feted at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Ride for the Ribbon Feted at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Chuck Ambrose, president of Pfeiffer College in Misenheimer, North Carolina, his wife Kris and an entourage of friends and supporters wil

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7/3/2003

New Machine at Wake Forest to Speed Hunt For Defective Genes New Machine at Wake Forest to Speed Hunt For Defective Genes WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A new machine is automating the hunt for genes that cause diseases, greatly simplifying the search for a needle in a haystack. Researchers at Wake Forest Universit

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6/25/2003

Wake Forest Scientists Figure Out Bizarre Visual Condition Wake Forest Scientists Figure Out Bizarre Visual Condition WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Scientists at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have developed an explanation for a bizarre but not uncommon medical condition in which patients fail to see -

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6/24/2003

Problem-Based Learning Center at Wake Forest Gets Hughes Grant Problem-Based Learning Center at Wake Forest Gets Hughes Grant WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Where does your garden grow? How does your garden grow? What does your garden grow? First-grade children answer those questions as they complete a problem-based l

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6/23/2003

Brain Imaging Confirms that People Feel Pain Differently, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Brain Imaging Confirms that People Feel Pain Differently, Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Brain imaging confirms that some ind

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6/19/2003

Researchers Uncover Link Between Stroke and Common Treatment Researchers Uncover Link Between Stroke and Common Treatment WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine have discovered that a relatively common treatment for a diverse group of diseases may induce stroke in a sm

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6/18/2003

Wake Forest Ranks 19th in Nation in Licensing Revenues Wake Forest Ranks 19th in Nation in Licensing Revenues WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University ranked 19th in the nation among U.S. universities in licensing revenues in fiscal year 2001, according to the annual licensing survey by the Association of

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5/27/2003

Combination Hormone Replacement Therapy Doubles Dementia Risk Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Combination Hormone Replacement Therapy Doubles Dementia Risk Report Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Older women who take the mos

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5/21/2003

$250,000 Komen Foundation Grant Awarded to Wake Forest University Scientists $250,000 Komen Foundation Grant Awarded to Wake Forest University Scientists WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to two researchers in the Hypertension and Vascular Disease C

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5/20/2003

Carter Receives National Child Care Director of the Year Award Carter Receives National Child Care Director of the Year Award WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Sharon Carter, director of the Child Care Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, received the National Child Care Director of the Year Award fro

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5/19/2003

Wake Forest Researcher Featured on PBS Program Scientific American Frontiers Wake Forest Researcher Featured on PBS Program Scientific American Frontiers WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Research by Jay R. Kaplan, Ph.D., professor of comparative medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and professor of anth

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5/16/2003

Inter-American Society of Hypertension Honors Wake Forest University School of Medicine Professor With Lifetime Achievement Award Inter-American Society of Hypertension Honors Wake Forest University School of Medicine Professor With Lifetime Achievement Award WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D. rec

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5/14/2003

Surgeon General to Speak at Medical School Hooding Ceremony Surgeon General to Speak at Medical School Hooding Ceremony WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., will speak at the hooding ceremony of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine at 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 1

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5/7/2003

Wake Forest School of Medicine Gains $14. 5 million in NIH Funding, Ranks 34th Wake Forest School of Medicine Gains $14. 5 million in NIH Funding, Ranks 34th WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Buoyed by an increase of $14.5 million, Wake Forest University School of Medicine ranked 34th among all medical schools in funds r

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5/6/2003

Novel Gene Therapy on the Horizon, Says Brenner Children's Hospital Pediatrician Novel Gene Therapy on the Horizon, Says Brenner Children's Hospital Pediatrician WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Researchers at Brenner Children's Hospital are working on a novel gene therapy to help new moms and their babies who suffer fr

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5/6/2003

Wake Forest Researcher has Identified a Syndrome as a Leading Cause of Death in Premature Infants Wake Forest Researcher has Identified a Syndrome as a Leading Cause of Death in Premature Infants WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- A Wake Forest School of Medicine researcher has identified brain malformations that appear to

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5/2/2003

IEEE Engineers Honor Medical School with Professional Development Award IEEE Engineers Honor Medical School with Professional Development Award WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - With the joint School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences slated to begin this summer, the Winston-Salem Section of the Institute of Electric

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5/2/2003

Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Wake Forest Plans Open House for May 12 Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Wake Forest Plans Open House for May 12 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In observance of National Women's Health Week, the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Wake Forest University Baptist Medica

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4/28/2003

Wake Forest Scientists Develop Colony of Mice That Fight Off Virulent Cancer Wake Forest Scientists Develop Colony of Mice That Fight Off Virulent Cancer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Scientists at the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University have developed a colony of mice that successfully fight off vi

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4/24/2003

Study of Bacterial Enzyme Reveals One Key to Cancer Cell Survival Study of Bacterial Enzyme Reveals One Key to Cancer Cell Survival WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - An enzyme that helps disease-causing bacteria withstand attacks by the body''s natural defenses turns out to be a key to human cell survival and growth and

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4/14/2003

Most Women Say Mammography Only Mildly Painful, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers Most Women Say Mammography Only Mildly Painful, Report Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researchers WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Fear of pain shouldn't keep women from getting screening mammo

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4/10/2003

Migraine Sufferers May Not Be Receiving Most Effective Treatment Migraine Sufferers May Not Be Receiving Most Effective Treatment The majority of people who suffer from migraine headaches, characterized as painful, disabling and recurring headaches, may not be receiving the most effective treatments, accordin

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4/9/2003

New Federal Law Changes Access to Patient Information New Federal Law Changes Access to Patient Information New federal regulations require some changes in the way we report patient information to you. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) has established privacy standards th

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4/4/2003

Wake Forest University Medical Training Programs Nationally Ranked Wake Forest University Medical Training Programs Nationally Ranked WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University School of Medicine ranks 29th in primary care and 40th in research among the nation''s medical schools in the current issue of U.S.

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4/2/2003

Silent Strokes Increase Odds of Devastating Strokes Silent Strokes Increase Odds of Devastating Strokes WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - People who have had "silent strokes," which have no symptoms, are 8 to 12 percent more likely to have a major debilitating stroke within the following year, researchers have discovered

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3/31/2003

Wake Forest to Lead Major New Alcohol Initiative Wake Forest to Lead Major New Alcohol Initiative WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - How stress and anxiety and chronic excessive drinking are related - at the level of genes and molecules - will be the focus of a new $25 million multicenter project funded by the National In

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3/25/2003

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Presents Pianist Greg McCallum Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Presents Pianist Greg McCallum WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Pianist Greg McCallum will perform at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Thursday, April 10 at 12:15 p.m. in Davis Memorial

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3/24/2003

Downtown Health Plaza To Host Open House for Larry Hopkins, M.D. Downtown Health Plaza To Host Open House for Larry Hopkins, M.D. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The community is invited to an open house at the Downtown Health Plaza of Baptist Hospital in honor of Lawrence D. Hopkins, M.D., Sunday, April 6 from 2 p.m.

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3/19/2003

Joint Wake Forest-Virginia Tech School of Biomedical Engineering Wins Final Approval Joint Wake Forest-Virginia Tech School of Biomedical Engineering Wins Final Approval WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The joint Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences won final approval Wednes

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3/15/2003

National Census Finds Most U.S. Counties Don't Have Enough Adult Day Centers National Census Finds Most U.S. Counties Don't Have Enough Adult Day Centers WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A national study of adult day centers found that 56 percent of U.S. counties did not have enough adult day centers to meet the need, a

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3/14/2003

Davie County Hospital Awarded Accreditation By Joint Commission Davie County Hospital Awarded Accreditation By Joint Commission WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Davie County Hospital has achieved accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations as a result of its demonstrated compliance

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3/7/2003

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Expands Focus on Geriatric Research Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Expands Focus on Geriatric Research WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A new federally funded research center will enable Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center to expand its research into

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3/6/2003

N.C. Latino Farm Workers Can't Afford Sufficient Food, Wake Forest Study Shows N.C. Latino Farm Workers Can't Afford Sufficient Food, Wake Forest Study Shows WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Almost half (47 percent) of Latino migrant and seasonal farm workers in North Carolina can't afford enough food for their families

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3/5/2003

Wake Forest to Study Effects of Exercise on Heart Failure Patients Wake Forest to Study Effects of Exercise on Heart Failure Patients WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is taking part in a $37 million national research study to determine whether an exercise program can help he

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3/4/2003

The Timing of Hormone Replacement Therapy Could be Key to Success, Says Wake Forest Researcher The Timing of Hormone Replacement Therapy Could be Key to Success, Says Wake Forest Researcher WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The timing of treatment may be a key factor in whether hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can slow

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2/20/2003

Latest Treatment for Psoriasis Available at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Latest Treatment for Psoriasis Available at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A new treatment that has been recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for adult patients

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2/20/2003

Wake Forest Participating In Major Study To Reduce Heart Attacks, Strokes in Diabetics Wake Forest Participating In Major Study To Reduce Heart Attacks, Strokes in Diabetics WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is taking one of the lead roles in a major national study testing th

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2/18/2003

Area Kohl's Department Stores to Donate Sales to Brenner Children's Hospital Area Kohl's Department Stores to Donate Sales to Brenner Children's Hospital WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Kohl's Department Stores is encouraging shoppers to give back to their communities with a new Spring Kohl's Cares for Kids campaign th

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2/17/2003

Broad Patent Covering New Vaccine Technology Issued to Wake Forest University, Licensed to Houston-based MithraGen, Inc. for Development Broad Patent Covering New Vaccine Technology Issued to Wake Forest University, Licensed to Houston-based MithraGen, Inc. for Development WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The U.S. Paten

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2/17/2003

Treatment of Lupus in Mice May Point The Way To Human Treatment Treatment of Lupus in Mice May Point The Way To Human Treatment WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Scientists at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina may be on the trail of a new treatment for systemic lup

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2/13/2003

McCall Named Chairman of Psychiatry At Wake Forest University School of Medicine McCall Named Chairman of Psychiatry At Wake Forest University School of Medicine WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - W. Vaughn McCall, M.D., M.S., has been appointed chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine of Wake Fore

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2/13/2003

Woods Named Director of Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health Woods Named Director of Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Kristy Freeman Woods, M.D., M.P.H., has been named director of the Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health of Wake Forest University Hea

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2/6/2003

Hormone Therapy Could Help Prevent Pre-term Births Hormone Therapy Could Help Prevent Pre-term Births WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Injections of a progesterone-type hormone may be able to prevent more than a third of pre-term births in women with a history of giving birth early, reported Paul J. Meis, M.D., of Wake

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2/6/2003

Wake Forest University Health Sciences Invests $100,000 in Local Investment Fund Wake Forest University Health Sciences Invests $100,000 in Local Investment Fund WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University Health Sciences is making a $100,000 investment in the Piedmont Angel Network (PAN), a community-minded

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2/5/2003

Drinking Water Can Help Your Diet Drinking Water Can Help Your Diet WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Drinking water can help you in your efforts to lose weight, says a Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center nutritionist. "Water can decrease your appetite," said Mara Z. Vitolins, R.D., Dr. P.H., assistant profe

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2/3/2003

Family Friendly Work Policies May Need to Be Refocused, Says Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researcher Family Friendly Work Policies May Need to Be Refocused, Says Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Researcher WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Helping employees successfully balance work and home

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1/27/2003

Wake Forest Receives $630,000 Grant To Establish Nation's First Hypertension Registry Wake Forest Receives $630,000 Grant To Establish Nation's First Hypertension Registry WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University School of Medicine will use a $630,000 federal grant to establish the first hypertension regi

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1/24/2003

Wake Forest Medical Students Sponsor Free Community Health Fair at Marketplace Mall Wake Forest Medical Students Sponsor Free Community Health Fair at Marketplace Mall WINSTON-SALEM--Students at Wake Forest University School of Medicine will sponsor "Share the Health," a health fair designed to encourage the

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1/22/2003

Brenner Children's Hospital named one of the Nation's Top 30 Children's Hospitals Brenner Children's Hospital named one of the Nation's Top 30 Children's Hospitals WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Brenner Children's Hospital, part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, has been named one of the top 30 best ch

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1/20/2003

Researchers Find Enzyme that Triggers Hardening of the Arteries Researchers Find Enzyme that Triggers Hardening of the Arteries WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - An enzyme found only in the liver and intestines may play a crucial role in the development of hardening of the arteries -- or atherosclerosis, a research team

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1/20/2003

Wake Forest Gets $4.7 Million for Continuation of Faith in Action Wake Forest Gets $4.7 Million for Continuation of Faith in Action WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Wake Forest University School of Medicine has received $4,729,778 from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for continued support of the Faith in Action natio

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1/16/2003

Novel Treatment May Improve Survival Rates in Patients with Abdominal Cancer Novel Treatment May Improve Survival Rates in Patients with Abdominal Cancer Winston-Salem - Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center report in the January issue of Archives of Surgery that surgery combined with i

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1/3/2003

HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson Names Nancy Jones To Human Research Panel HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson Names Nancy Jones To Human Research Panel WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - U.S. Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson Friday named Nancy L. Jones, Ph.D., associate professor of pathology at Wake Forest Univ

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