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Flu Season More Severe On Young, Unvaccinated Adults, Requiring Intensive Care
2014-02-11 04:08:55

[ Watch the Video: Young, Healthy Adults Should Get A Flu Vaccine ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An overwhelming majority of the influenza patients who required intensive care from Duke University Hospital during this year’s flu season had not been vaccinated, the medical center reported Monday in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. According to lead author Dr. Cameron Wolfe and his colleagues, 22 of the first 55 patients...

2011-01-13 00:00:41

North Carolina patients exposed to dangerous medical conditions after participating in discredited cancer treatments based on flawed research Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 12, 2011 North Carolina law firm HensonFuerst Attorneys is launching an investigation after the latest news reports concerning faulty cancer research conducted by Dr. Anil Potti at Duke University Medical Center. The law firm is actively seeking information from people who underwent breast cancer and lung cancer treatments...

2010-03-31 15:48:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), one of the country's largest providers of specialty surgical services, announced today it has entered into a formal agreement with WakeMed Health & Hospitals to enhance ambulatory surgical services in the Raleigh, N.C. area. Under the agreement, WakeMed will purchase an interest in the general partnership that operates the Blue Ridge Surgery Center in Raleigh. The center, which will continue to be managed by SCA,...

2008-09-23 09:01:09

Wellstar International, Inc. (OTCBB: WLSI), a developer of thermal imaging, diagnostic software and equipment, announced today that an important, pilot evaluation of the Company's TMI infrared thermal imaging device has been completed by Duke University Medical Center. The device was utilized by physicians in the Wound Management Institute at Duke as a surveillance and assessment tool for the prevention of pressure ulcers and deep tissue injury. More information on the results of this study...

2008-06-27 09:03:10

Duke University Medical Center has licensed Logos Technologies's Alphadas, an electronic data capture software to accelerate and streamline its early-phase clinical trials and to enable physicians to follow patients more closely. Duke, which will become the first academic medical center in the country to use the Alphadas system, believe the technology has the potential to be a more accurate, real-time system that may improve the safety of clinical trial participants and contribute to more...

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