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The Power of the Internet: It Helps Improve Teens’ Acne


Tech-savvy teens with acne used their medicine more frequently when they also took part in a web-based survey, a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Adds Third Helicopter


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center now has three helicopters transporting critically ill patients to the Medical Center.

Wake Forest Baptist Resident Receives APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center resident Tiffani Bell, M.D., has been awarded the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Minority Fellowship from the American Psychiatric Association (APA/SAMHSA).

Nasal Spray with Insulin Equivalent Shows Promise as Treatment for Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Dementia


Synthetic insulin nasal spray may improve working memory, other mental capabilities, in adults with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease dementia.

Patient and Family Advice Leads to Innovative Design and Amenities for New Neurosciences ICU


WhenWake Forest Baptist Medical Center was planning a new neurosciences intensive care unit (Neuro ICU) for neurology and neurosurgery patients, they went directly to the source for advice: the families and patients who had spent time in the current facility.

Demystifying Meditation nav


Meditation produces powerful pain-relieving effects in the brain, according to new research published in the April 6 edition of the Journal of Neuroscience.

Psoriasis Expert Wants Quality of Life Improvements for Patients


Psoriasis expert and researcher Steve Feldman, M.D., says there are many new treatment options giving hope to the millions of people who suffer from the chronic skin condition.

Hair Care Issues Contribute to Exercise Barriers for African-American Women


Research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that about a third of African-American women cite complications of hair care as the reason they do not exercise or exercise less than they would like, according to Amy J. McMichael, M.D., the lead author of the study published online today by Archives of Dermatology, a JAMA network publication.

Wake Forest Baptist June Awards and Recognitions, Vol. II


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center faculty, staff, programs and departments that have received awards or been recognized in the past month.

Scientists Report on Safe, Non-addictive Opioid Analgesic in Animal Model


Since the isolation of morphine from opium in the 19th century, scientists have hoped to find a potent opioid analgesic that isn’t addictive and doesn’t cause respiratory arrest with increased doses.