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Hip dysplasia surgery puts mountain trekker back on the trail

Kara Hayslip, an athletic young woman, was sidelined by hip dysplasia pain. Her Duke doctor offered hip-preserving surgery as a way to head off hip replacement.

September 26, 2016\MaryAnn Fletcher
First hand transplant recipient in NC gains use of new hand (video)

On May 27th, Duke doctors performed the first-of-its-kind hand transplant surgery in North Carolina on 54-year-old Rene Chavez.

September 09, 2016\Shawn Rocco
Mom turns heartbreak into mission to prevent premature births

Moline Prak Pandiyan's son was born preterm and lived just five and a half months. After care from Duke Maternal-Fetal Medicine, her second child was born full-term.

September 07, 2016\MaryAnn Fletcher
Clip repairs leaky heart valve when surgery is too risky

Linda Gallipo went to her doctor seeking a cure for her hepatitis C. Instead, she learned she had life-threatening mitral valve disease.

August 31, 2016\MaryAnn Fletcher
App tracks walking speed, a new health measure

6th Vital Sign—a phone app developed by Duke researchers—measures walking speed, which can be a benchmark of your health.

August 09, 2016
Duke again among top ranked U.S. hospitals

Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC is once again ranked among the nation’s best hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017 Best Hospitals Honor [...]

August 02, 2016\Debbe Geiger
Duke Primary Care opens three new Wake County locations

Duke Primary Care recently opened two new family medicine practices and relocated an existing adult care practice in Wake County.

August 02, 2016
Deep brain stimulation surgery while asleep brings relief from dystonia

Raleigh resident Thomas Galvin suffered involuntary muscle contractions for decades—until technology at Duke allowed him to have surgery while asleep to quell [...]

August 01, 2016
PrEP HIV-prevention clinic opens at Duke

Duke's new PrEP clinic helps people at high risk for HIV take steps to prevent infection. Read answers to your questions about HIV PrEP.

July 14, 2016\MaryAnn Fletcher
Metastatic lung cancer patient finds effective therapy in clinical trial

Ginger Scott needed new options to treat her metastatic lung cancer. A clinical trial at Duke gave her just that.

July 14, 2016\MaryAnn Fletcher
Acupuncture offers alternative for pain relief

Rob Sims of Morrisville was working underneath his backyard deck in 2007 when he was bitten by a copperhead. Over the next few years, he had multiple health [...]

July 12, 2016\Debbe Geiger and Emily Critchfield
Torn ACL treatment: It’s different for girls

Female athletes suffer ACL tears—a common knee injury—more often than their male counterparts. That's why a Duke orthopaedic surgeon tailors women's ACL [...]

June 27, 2016\Emily Critchfield and MaryAnn Fletcher