Home Tags Duke university school of medicine

Tag: duke university school of medicine

Blood pressure can help predict stroke and heart attack

Relaxed blood pressure guidelines cut millions from needing medication

New guidelines that ease the recommended blood pressure could result in 5.8 million U.S. adults no longer needing hypertension medication, according to an analysis...

Discovery Could Lead to End of Sunburn Pain

The painful, red skin that comes from too much time in the sun is caused by a molecule abundant in the skin's epidermis, a...

Gene that regulates immune system linked to preeclampsia

Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that the placentas of women who suffer preeclampsia during pregnancy have an overabundance of a gene associated with the regulation of the body's immune system. Their discovery may lead ...

Study yields promising results for patients with stroke

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- One year after having a stroke, 52% of people who participate in either a physical therapy program that includes a walking program using a body-weight supported treadmill or a home-based program focused on progressive strength an...

A stem cell secreted protein can be given to improve heart...

DURHAM, N.C. -- Heart tissue and stem cells spring into action to begin repairing muscle damaged in a heart attack, and researchers at Duke University School of Medicine found that a protein naturally produced in the body may potentially play a role...

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

From anti-aging to the search for alien life, we promise to never bore.