Med School Blog

E.g., Wednesday, June 20, 2018
E.g., Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Kim Johnson, MD
March 26, 2018
Women bear most of the burden of Alzheimer’s disease, not only making up most of the patients with the condition but also doing most of the demanding...
Blog Post
Suma Shah, MD
March 26, 2018
A spectrum of factors influence women’s health, and neurology is no exception. At the biological level, sex differences such as hormonal changes...
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Multi-colored cells form around black center.
March 26, 2018
By Marla Vacek Broadfoot
Mutation prompts lung tumor cells to morph into gut cells. Tumors are notoriously mixed up; cells from one part often express different genes and...
Blog Post
Krystal Sully, MD
March 26, 2018
Treatment is complicated for anyone with epilepsy, but especially so for women, with pregnancy, family planning, and health concerns such as...
Press Release
March 22, 2018
Moderate-to-vigorous workouts reduce mortality, even in short bursts under 10 minutes For decades, Americans have been inundated with a confusing...
Blog Post
Trent Semans Center for Health Education
March 20, 2018
The Duke University School of Medicine is once again ranked among the top ten of all medical schools in the nation. The rankings were published by U...
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Students stand in line with their Match Day letters.
March 16, 2018
Each year, fourth-year medical students across the country view the third week of March as the beginning of their careers in medicine. Match Day,...
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Three student head shots in circles. Amy Wisdom, Jeffrey Smith, Mark Chen.
March 7, 2018
By Julie Poucher Harbin, Writer, DCI
Three young Duke scientists who research cancer have been selected to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in June, to be held in Germany...
Blog Post
Two hands holding a hart silhouetted against the sunset
March 1, 2018
Researchers find that being optimistic is associated with better outcomes in angina patients A study led by the Duke Clinical Research Institute (...
Blog Post
February 27, 2018
About 3 out of 4 Americans agree that smoking cigarettes causes health problems, but public perception of the risks posed by smoking may be declining...
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Dean Klotman and Chancellor Washington
February 27, 2018
On February 20, approximately 150 Duke alumni attended a talk in San Francisco hosted by A. Eugene Washington, MD, chancellor for health affairs;...
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Human TM Cells
February 27, 2018
Duke Eye Center’s Basic Science Research Led to Development of the First New Glaucoma Drug to be FDA-Approved in 20 Years The U.S. Food and Drug...
Blog Post
The Scoop
February 27, 2018
Dean Mary E. Klotman, BS’76, MD’80, HS’80-’85, was interviewed today on “The Scoop” – a Duke Alumni Association program broadcast to Duke volunteers...
Blog Post
February 26, 2018
Despite reports in recent years suggesting childhood obesity could be reaching a plateau in some groups, the big picture on obesity rates for...
Blog Post
Image with mouse
February 21, 2018
Treating food allergies might be a simple matter of teaching the immune system a new trick, researchers at Duke Health have found. In a study using...

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