Several citizens and organizations commented on an increased fear of diseases stemming from pollution related to hog farming in the area at the first of two meetings held by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) on proposed changes to three general animal operations permits.
A program started by a volunteer has raised nearly $200,000 since its inception 20 years ago to help Brenner Children's Hospital patient families, according to a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center press release.
Insomnia is pervasive and problematic nationwide, affecting the quality of life for a large number of adults, and electronic devices may be part of the reason, according to a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center sleep specialist.
Researchers from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have found that bioengineered artificial ovaries may offer a safer and more natural hormone replacement therapy for women and can also improve bone and uterine health.
A recent study by researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center shows cognitive computing can help doctors find more clinical trials and therapeutic options for their cancer patients based on the genetic makeup of their tumors.
Scientists from the University of North Carolina (UNC) and North Carolina State University have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy treatment that boosts a naturally occurring immune response against skin cancer cells in mice.
North Carolina’s Vidant Chowan Hospital and Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital recently earned grants from the nonprofit North Carolina Stroke Association (NCSA) to fund programs for official stroke readiness certification.
University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers have charted a revised model for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients that could help the scientific community better understand and treat the disorder, according to the university.
When a sudden bacterial illness resulted in multiple amputations and near loss of life for Hugh Gerlach, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, provided intensive rehabilitation to restore his life quality.
Medicine doesn’t operate effectively in a vacuum; rather, health care is most successful when done collaboratively, East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine faculty said during a presentation at a recent American Medical Association conference.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina recently appointed longtime team member Bradley Clark as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer as well as to continue as the organization’s treasurer.