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Duke researchers are cracking the 170 year-old case of how anesthesia works on the brain.
A Duke university study suggests loss of blood vessels in the retina reflect changes in brain health
A new monitoring method created at Duke University identifies the onset of drought faster and more accurately than other methods now in use.
A new study of Twitter activity shows that viral videos of seemingly cuddly exotic animals can have a dark side too -- by fueling demand for them as pets.
Given a choice between indulgent and healthy foods, your decision may depend on what other foods sit nearby on the grocery shelf, new research suggests.
A jagged little protein appears to be key to how cancer stem cells differentiate and enable metastasis, according to researchers at Rice University and the Duke University School of Medicine.
People younger than age 40 who have high blood pressure are at increased risk of heart failure, strokes and blood vessel blockages as they age, according to a study in JAMA led by a Duke Health researcher.
Researchers have developed a new process using sound waves that can determine, in a non-invasive manner, whether the patient has cancer, where the cancer is located, what stage it’s in, and what drugs would work best. All from a small sample of blood.
Exposure to fracking chemicals and wastewater promotes fat cell development, or adipogenesis, in living cells in a laboratory, according to a new Duke University-led study.
A new study of animal vision shows that human eyes can see fine details that most animals can’t, Duke University researchers say.