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24370
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A Charlotte infertility clinic, the Center for Reproductive Medicine, ran into trouble after mismanaging their money. Such medical facilities are still are still primarily businesses that need to demonstrate good management skills in order to achieve success.
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25538
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UNC chemists Vyas Sharma and David Lawrence were funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to diagnose diseases in remote African villages by having people spit on seeds. They hope to turn seeds into a cheap, transportable diagnostic kit by tricking seeds into germinating only when they come into contact with an infected patient’s saliva.
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26144
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Rick Tidwell, professor of pathology, put together a consortium aimed at creating new drugs designed to fight deadly infections quickly. They developed a new drug that can be administrated in liquid form, similar to cough syrup.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 14 Issue 1, Fall 1997, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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28741
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Health care providers across the state are adding technology, treatment centers, and outreach programs to slow heart disease. Heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in North Carolina behind cancer. The various tools, innovations, and work being done to combat the disease across the state in places like Nash County, Winston-Salem, Raleigh, Lumberton, and elsewhere are described.
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28748
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Bedless hospitals, virtual intensive care, and office visits by phone will transform the state’s $70 billion health care economy. Virtual medicine is beginning a trend to make a patient’s home the setting of care. The technology has pros and cons and the opportunity to revolutionize the industry.
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29125
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Although science fiction twenty-five years ago, creating tissues and organs from human cells is a reality for Anthony Atala. Atala is now the W.H. Boyce professor and chairman of Winston Salem-based Wake Forest University's urology department and director of wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine where he continues clinical trials to generate functional bladders.
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34909
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Debbie Hume, of Fayetteville, founded Neuropathways to Learning to help those in the community struggling with neurological disorders. The practice specializes in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback training which involves teaching patients to recognize how their body is processing and responding to stimuli. Both these practices can reduce stress, anxiety, and can help those struggling with ADD and ADHD.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , January/February 2017, p36-45, il, por Periodical Website
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35913
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This public high school had established an illustrious alumnus in its two decades, including Nobel Prize winners, a secretary of defense. This could be explained in the collegiate atmosphere and coursework offered to the one in six New York residents accepted every year.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Feb 1981, p18-19