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Six Comprehensive Cancer Center Nurses Share Pregnancy Journey Together

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Six nurses in the outpatient oncology/hematology unit at the Comprehensive Cancer Center are all expectant mothers. The women have become known as “The Fabulous Six Pack” among their patients.

Surgeons Reattach Teen’s Arm after Utility Terrain Vehicle Accident

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Wake Forest Baptist vascular and orthopaedic hand teams successfully reattached the severed arm of a 13-year-old boy after a utility terrain vehicle.

Wake Forest Baptist Offers New Breakthrough 3-D Technology in Surgery

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Wake Forest Baptist is the first hospital in the Southeast and just the second in the world to own a device that allows operating room staff and medical students to see in 4K (ultra-high-definition) 3-D.

 

 

Wake Forest School of Medicine Students Learn Medicine in the Wild

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 To help prepare future physicians to practice medicine in low resource settings, Wake Forest School of Medicine offers the wilderness medicine interest group to medical students.

 View the coverage in the Winston-Salem Journal and Spectrum News.

Read the news release.  

Prosthetic Memory System Successful in Humans

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Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s own memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory.  In the pilot study, participants’ short-term memory performance showed a 35 to 37 percent improvement over baseline measurements. The research was funded by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Last Updated: 05-28-2015
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