Early student testing probed by Duke researchers' pilot program
In collaboration with the federal Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge, some Duke researchers are piloting a program to answer, "How young is too young to test?"
Junior talks Ebola Innovation Challenge, future of disease
"I thought this challenge would be a great way to learn about the issue but also develop an innovative idea."
Mental health on campus: not a level playing field
Although the separate issues of mental health and equity are often at the forefront of dialogue at Duke, several groups suggest that the two are more intertwined than some might think.
Lemur star of Zoboomafoo remembered as playful and caring
For the Duke Lemur Center, the death of Jovian—a Coquerel’s sifaka who called the center home for 20 years—meant the loss of a lemur praised for his kindness and spirit.
From keys to glasses, students showcase work at 3-D Printing Challenge
Students competing in the second inaugural 3-D Printing Challenge showcased their models to judges in an exposition Tuesday night.
Acupuncture considered for new Wellness Center treatment
As planning continues for the new Student Health and Wellness Center, Duke is considering how best to integrate alternative and holistic medical options.
Duke revolutionizes cancer care, garners national attention
Duke Medicine developed a revolutionary model for cancer care that reduces readmission rates among patients.
DUHS patient declared Ebola-free
Officials announced Wednesday evening that the second round of tests on the Duke University Hospital patient who developed a fever after returning from Liberia have come back negative for Ebola.
Further testing may confirm patient as Ebola-free
A patient being treated for possible symptoms of Ebola at Duke University Hospital may be removed from isolation after further tests are conducted Wednesday.
Preliminary tests for potential Ebola patient negative
Preliminary blood tests are negative for a patient being monitored for Ebola at Duke University Hospital, according to an email sent to the Duke community Monday morning.
Hospital Halloween: 'Nice to have a distraction'
The Child and Adolescent Life Program at Duke Children’s Hospital celebrated Halloween on Friday afternoon with a parade, among other activities for the child patients.
Potential Ebola patient admitted to Duke University Hospital
A patient displaying potential symptoms of Ebola was admitted to Duke University Hospital Sunday.
Bubonic plague findings shed light on potential infection treatments
As the world focuses on the Ebola outbreak, a team of Duke researchers are turning their attention to a different infectious disease—the bubonic plague.
For one employee, Duke helps fight Ebola at home
When Liberia native and Duke employee Amos Kai heard of the devastation Ebola has caused in his former home, he found a way to utilize his connection with Duke to send supplies to those in need.
Duke renews 'one of a kind' contract for HIV research quality control
The Duke Human Vaccine Institute has renewed its seven-year contract with the National Institute of Health to perform quality control tests for HIV research.
Duke prepared for Ebola outbreak, doctors say
“Duke is in a good position in terms of local resources, local expertise and in-hospital management capacity."
Duke patient regains sight via 'bionic eye'
For 33 years, Larry Hester's world was dark—but thanks to a "bionic eye" implanted by Duke Eye Center, he is now getting a second chance at sight.
Duke prepares protocol in case of local Ebola presence
Duke Medicine confirmed a false Ebola scare last Thursday and continues to make preparations to handle the possibility of an Ebola patient
Students brainstorm answers to Ebola outbreak
The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke is launching the Ebola Innovations Challenge, during which the student community will submit possible plans to end the spread of Ebola.
Duke brain researchers receive $3 million in funding
Two projects at Duke have received more than $1.4 million each over the next three years from the National Institutes of Health as part of President Obama's Brain Research through Advancing...
Work to begin on new Student Health and Wellness Center in Spring
Construction for the new Student Health and Wellness Center is on track to begin in the Spring.
Uterine tumors study examines effectiveness of treatments
The Duke Clinical Research Institute is involved in a project that has received $20 million to determine the effectiveness of various uterine fibroid treatments.
Student Health works to bridge gaps with dissatisfied students
This winter will mark Duke's first cold and flu season since the 1990s with all student health services in one location—and some students are expressing concern about whether Student Health can...
Duke researchers explore potential dangers of fracking
They have looked into potential risks of the process, with their work becoming increasingly important as North Carolina holds public hearings on fracking and seeks to begin fracking tests in the fall.
Lemur Center auctions lemurs to raise awareness
More than 100 families flocked to the Duke Lemur Center in the hopes of finding a new sort of animal to call their own.