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Meet the newest physicians to join the Wake Forest Baptist group. From Family Medicine to specialty areas including Hematology and Oncology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, to Orthopaedic Services.

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MedChannel: A New Online Physician Learning Channel

MedChannnel is an online physician education channel which showcases the unique expertise, technology and state-of-the-art treatments of our faculty and staff and provides medical professionals with a trusted resource for a wide range of educational content including: 

  • Videos of live surgeries 
  • Grand rounds 
  • Tumor boards 
  • Clinical symposia 
  • Conference presentations 
  • Research findings 

Professionals may sign up for e-alerts when new content is posted each month.  

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Wake Forest Baptist in the News

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Slow Heart Rate Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Disease

Bradycardia – a slower than normal heartbeat – does not increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a study conducted by Ajay Dharod, M.D., instructor in internal medicine, and a team of researchers. The study is published in the Jan.19 online edition of the Journal of American Medical Association Internal Medicine.

Slow Heart Rate Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Disease
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Link Found between Obesity and Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients

Pediatric researchers at Wake Forest Baptist have found that obesity as determined by body mass index was a statistically significant predictor of blood clot formation in juveniles. The research is published in the current issue of the journal Hospital Pediatrics.

 Link Found between Obesity and Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients
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U.S. Military-funded Research Could Help Wounded Soldiers have Children

With U.S. Department of Defense funding, researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine are working to engineer testicle tissue is the lab to help servicemen with pelvic injuries from improvised explosive devices. In the project's early stages, miniature testicular tissue has been created and tested in animals. It can secrete male hormones and has the potential to make sperm, providing function similar to a normal organ.

 

U.S. Military-funded Research Could Help Wounded Soldiers have Children
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Combination of Diet and Exercise Offers Benefits in Patients with a Common Type of Heart Failure

Research by Dalane W. Kitzman, M.D., professor of cardiology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has found that diet and exercise can help relieve the main symptoms of a rapidly increasing form of heart failure. The study is published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Combination of Diet and Exercise Offers Benefits in Patients with a Common Type of Heart Failure
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Wake Forest Baptist Performs its First Heart-Kidney Transplant

In the procedure that spanned more than 18 hours, Keith Overcash of Denton received both organs from the same donor. The heart transplant was done first, by Edward Kincaid, M.D., associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery. After that was judged successful, the kidney operation was performed by Jeffrey Rogers, M.D., professor of surgery.

Wake Forest Baptist Performs its First Heart-Kidney Transplant
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