Study Finds Access to Stroke Centers Can Save Lives
Patients with acute ischemic strokes treated at designated stroke centers are significantly more likely to survive and get clot-busting medication than those treated at noncertified hospitals, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association by researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute.
Jan. 25, 2011
Anand Joshi, MD, MHA, Joins Duke Ortho
Duke Orthopaedics welcomes Anand Joshi, MD, MHA, to the Duke Spine Center. Dr. Joshi specializes in physiatry, or physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Jan. 7, 2011
Duke Vaccine Extends Survival for Patients with Deadly Brain Cancers
A new vaccine added to standard therapy appears to offer a survival advantage for patients suffering from glioblastoma (GBM), the most deadly form of brain cancer, according to a study from researchers at Duke University Medical Center and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Oct. 4, 2010
Treatment to Prevent Strokes Varies Nationwide
Treatment to clear up blockage in the carotid arteries of the neck to prevent stroke is highly variable across the country, potentially illustrating a lack of consensus among doctors about the best way to treat at-risk patients, according to an analysis conducted by researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute.
July 26, 2010
Duke to Host 'Angels Among Us' Walk
The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center will host its annual Angels Among Us 5K and Family Fun Walk Saturday, April 24, 2010.
Apr. 21, 2010