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Physician assistants help strengthen doctor-patient relationships

...assistants to doctors from non-medical and non-nursing personnel." Dr. Eugene A. Stead Jr. of the Duke University Medical Center assembled the first class of physician assistants in 1965, composed of former U.S. Navy hospital corpsmen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/physician-assist
Stem cells aid treatment of some patients

...says the child has made a remarkable recovery since an infusion of her own cord blood in a clinical trial at Duke University Medical Center. It is these types of stories that have fueled what is probably the first controlled clinical trial of cord...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-02-10/stem-cells-aid-treatment-som
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Clemson's Davis has cancer surgery

...that showed the cancer was localized, Clemson athletic spokesman Sam Blackman said. Davis will remain at Duke University Medical Center, where the 5 1/2 -hour procedure took place, the rest of the week. "He's expected to make a full...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/01/cle_341936.shtml
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Acupuncture might reduce nausea after surgery

...fine," she said. "I had no sickness at all." Batten, a 31-year-old Wilson woman who had surgery at Duke University Medical Center for a rare form of breast cancer called Paget's disease, had received a dose of acupuncture instead of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/12/tec_325867.shtml
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Fiber helps kill bad cells

...cells. In an unrelated paper published online today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, a team at Duke University Medical Center is looking at how to enhance the same cell surface protein's effect on lowering bad cholesterol and increasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/07/met_517525.shtml
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Brain transplant needed

...that were of the wrong blood type, not even a second transplant could save her. She died Saturday at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., that tried desperately to save her. Adding to the tragedy is the inexplicable decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/25/edi_376802.shtml
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Davis recuperating at home

...surgery for prostate cancer little more than a week ago. Davis, 55, has recuperated at home since leaving Duke University Medical Center this past Friday, said Sam Blackman, a spokesman for Clemson's athletic department. Davis had the operation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/08/cle_343559.shtml
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Women live longer with mild depression in old age

...being mildly depressed has some protective effect," said Dr. Dan Blazer, a professor of psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center and a co-author of the study to be published Thursday in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/04/tec_342334.shtml
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Progestin found to provide protection against ovarian cancer

...progestin reduced their risk of ovarian cancer by an additional 50 percent, said Patricia G. Moorman, a Duke University Medical Center researcher and the co-author of a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. "The take-home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/04/tec_331197.shtml
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Fat cells used to create useful cartilage

...mold to replace damaged tissue," said Geoffrey Erickson, a graduate student in biomedical engineering at Duke University Medical Center who presented the experiment before the annual meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society in San Francisco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/01/tec_304560.shtml
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