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In landmark study of cell therapy for heart attack, more cells make a difference

Nov. 26, 2014

Emory issues Norovirus self-care guidelines for faculty, staff

Nov. 25, 2014

When Emory went viral: Stories of Ebola

Nov. 25, 2014

Masking HIV target cells prevents viral transmission in animal model

Nov. 24, 2014

AAAS and Emory University announce nine new 2014 Fellows

Nov. 24, 2014

Emory celebrates 10 years of inspiring AIDS awareness with Quilt on the Quad

Nov. 24, 2014

Showcase reveals breadth, depth of disability scholars' work

Nov. 24, 2014

Emory Healthcare and CarePayment offer affordable payment plans to patients

Nov. 24, 2014

Climate change will slow China's progress in reducing infectious diseases

Nov. 23, 2014

Survival rates improve in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests

Nov. 21, 2014

FDA approves treatment for acquired hemophilia

Nov. 21, 2014

American Liver Foundation awards Emory inventor with Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award

Nov. 21, 2014

Emory Healthcare's John Fox elected chairman of Georgia Hospital Association

Nov. 20, 2014

Study shows dire consequences from elevated HIV cases among U.S. black gay men

Nov. 20, 2014

Children with lower social skills at greater risk of obesity

Nov. 19, 2014

High-fructose diet in adolescence may exacerbate depressive-like behavior

Nov. 19, 2014

Three in 10 adults with diabetes remain undiagnosed

Nov. 18, 2014

Clinicians report first successful dialysis in Ebola virus disease

Nov. 17, 2014

When fighting lung cancer, every battle is personal

Nov. 14, 2014

Vaccines in U.S. have complex history, says Emory expert

Nov. 14, 2014

New Recommendations for cholesterol management

Nov. 14, 2014

Emory promotes Great American Smokeout on Nov. 20

Nov. 13, 2014

Emory Healthcare physicians describe care of first two patients with Ebola virus disease

Nov. 13, 2014

Emory-Georgia Tech team wins NFL Head Health Challenge II for iDETECT brain injury detection

Nov. 13, 2014

Emory Healthcare offering nation's first FDA-approved drug-coated balloon for peripheral arterial disease

Nov. 13, 2014

Video tool improves health literacy in prostate patients

Nov. 12, 2014

Amazing deliveries: When expecting moms experience life-threatening emergencies

Nov. 11, 2014

Molecular beacons shine light on how cells 'crawl'

Nov. 10, 2014

Constraint-induced therapy for stroke rehabilitation chosen as top trial internationally

Nov. 7, 2014

Emory Clinic's Department of OBGYN to host "Break Free from PFDs" event on Nov. 12

Nov. 7, 2014

Emory Women's Heart Center hosting event at Emory Saint Joseph's

Nov. 6, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's Announces Expansion, New Practice Locations

Nov. 6, 2014

Catching some ZZZZs: Six tips for getting better sleep

Nov. 6, 2014

Emory receives $521.8 million in research funding for 2014

Nov. 6, 2014

Sexual violence prevention task force offers recommendations

Nov. 6, 2014

Stepping up for science: Clinical trials at Winship Cancer Institute

Nov. 5, 2014

Emory receives $1 million grant to study patient consent in emergencies

Nov. 5, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's introduces advancements in robotic surgery

Nov. 4, 2014

Research team scales DNA bricks to size of a speck of dust

Nov. 4, 2014

Rollins School of Public Health receives $10 million gift

Nov. 4, 2014

Professor develops app for prospective kidney transplant patients

Nov. 3, 2014

Immune cells proposed as HIV hideout don't last in primate model

Oct. 31, 2014

Emory joins NPF Center of Excellence network

Oct. 31, 2014

Emory Heart & Vascular Center at Hiawassee adds leading women's heart care physician

Oct. 31, 2014

Emory Healthcare employees complete 60 mile Susan G. Komen Walk

Oct. 30, 2014

Big step forward for autism genetics

Oct. 30, 2014

More attention to measles, vaccine experts urge

Oct. 30, 2014

Emory Atrial Fibrillation Support Group seeks to educate, empower patients

Oct. 29, 2014

Fourth patient treated for Ebola virus disease discharged from Emory University Hospital

Oct. 28, 2014

Nurse treated for Ebola virus disease discharged from Emory University Hospital

Oct. 28, 2014

School of Nursing professor inducted as American Heart Association Fellow

Oct. 28, 2014

Clot dissolver tPA's tardy twin could aid in stroke recovery

Oct. 26, 2014

Emory Healthcare update: Ebola virus disease patient Amber Vinson 'making good progress'

Oct. 24, 2014

Emory University Hospital ranks in top 10 nationally for quality and safety excellence

Oct. 24, 2014

Clues to genetics of congenital heart defects emerge from Down syndrome study

Oct. 24, 2014

Op-ed: National response plan for Ebola

Oct. 22, 2014

Study investigates risk and protective factors for preterm birth in African American women

Oct. 22, 2014

Third patient free of Ebola virus disease; discharged from Emory University Hospital Oct. 19

Oct. 20, 2014

Emory Healthcare launches Ebola protocols website as resource on prevention and patient care

Oct. 20, 2014

Ebola: Keeping patients alive as body fights back

Oct. 20, 2014

JScreen named one of America's top innovative Jewish organizations

Oct. 20, 2014

Gartland named to Modern Healthcare's 2014 Up & Comers List

Oct. 17, 2014

Testing parents' patience, while treating kids' problem behavior

Oct. 16, 2014

Ebola's backstory: How germs jump species

Oct. 16, 2014

Talk With Me Baby program gains White House recognition

Oct. 16, 2014

Ebola backstory: How germs jump species

Oct. 16, 2014

Dallas patient with Ebola virus disease arrives at Emory University Hospital

Oct. 15, 2014

Chemists uncover new role of a key base in organic synthesis

Oct. 15, 2014

Emory nurses travel to Texas to provide Ebola consultation and support to health care workers

Oct. 15, 2014

Emory University students developing fast-acting Ebola detection strips

Oct. 15, 2014

School of Nursing professors inducted into the American Academy of Nursing Fellowship

Oct. 14, 2014

Emory ALS researchers to receive funds from ice bucket challenge

Oct. 13, 2014

NIH selects Emory pathologist for Early Independence Award

Oct. 9, 2014

H7N9 flu vaccine study shows adjuvant is essential for effective immune response

Oct. 7, 2014

Emory student hopes stem cell gift will inspire others to join donor registry

Oct. 7, 2014

Effective treatments available for HIV patients not eligible for efavirenz regimens

Oct. 6, 2014

Social media campaign helps Georgia police officer find new kidney

Oct. 6, 2014

Emory's Physician Assistant program celebrates PA Week

Oct. 6, 2014

Winship Win the Fight 5K beats fundraising goal to help battle cancer

Oct. 3, 2014

NIH awards Emory genetics team $9 million for Fragile X syndrome research center

Oct. 3, 2014

Project Search program for employees with developmental disabilities marks 10 years at Emory

Oct. 3, 2014

School of Nursing, Center for AIDS Research partner to address HIV in aging adults

Oct. 2, 2014

Sustainability efforts at Emory University Hospital Midtown are on track in Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge

Oct. 2, 2014

Three leading young psychiatry researchers awarded NARSAD grants

Sep. 30, 2014

Yerkes researchers first to show irradiation plus transplantation effective for treating HIV/AIDS

Sep. 29, 2014

Disability Studies speaker series uses opera to explore patient-physician relations

Sep. 29, 2014

The Emory Healthcare edge: Access to clinical trials

Sep. 26, 2014

Linking ICUs throughout Emory and beyond

Sep. 26, 2014

Emory nursing student looks at health and biodiversity in Madagascar

Sep. 26, 2014

Virtual primary care office lets young adults manage depression

Sep. 26, 2014

New window for health for Mexicans in the Southeast

Sep. 26, 2014

Diabetes researchers urge screening and management to benefit millions

Sep. 25, 2014

Maternal breast milk is risk factor for infection in premature infants

Sep. 23, 2014

Pituitary Education Day and Gentle Giant Award

Sep. 23, 2014

School of Nursing appoints associate dean of community and clinical partnerships

Sep. 23, 2014

Emory Sports Medicine Clinic partners with Georgia Rugby Union

Sep. 23, 2014

Platelets modulate clotting behavior by "feeling" their surroundings

Sep. 22, 2014

School of Nursing study examines heat related illness and hazardous farmworker conditions

Sep. 22, 2014

Margolis named interim CEO of Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Sep. 22, 2014

Evolution of responses to (un)fairness

Sep. 21, 2014

John Worth appointed associate dean for finance and administration for Emory's School of Nursing

Sep. 19, 2014

What is a psychopath?

Sep. 17, 2014

President Obama meets with Emory Healthcare team about Ebola

Sep. 16, 2014

President Obama to meet with Emory Healthcare team during Ebola visit

Sep. 15, 2014

Intestinal bacteria needed for strong flu vaccine responses in mice

Sep. 15, 2014

Work together to promote global child health, pediatricians urge

Sep. 15, 2014

One-minute point-of-care anemia test shows promise in new study

Sep. 12, 2014

Nursing school partners with Spelman College in degree program

Sep. 12, 2014

Global vaccine challenges include research, supply and delivery

Sep. 10, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's VolunTeen Program changes lives

Sep. 10, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's establishes multi-specialty cardiology practice

Sep. 10, 2014

Emory start-ups prove successful in impact, getting inventions to market

Sep. 10, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Pastoral Care honors memory of patients

Sep. 9, 2014

Emory center promotes International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day

Sep. 9, 2014

How does heart disease present differently in women?

Sep. 8, 2014

Mahlon DeLong receives Lasker award for pioneering research in Parkinson's disease

Sep. 8, 2014

Academia joins forces to strengthen partnerships in global non-communicable disease research

Sep. 5, 2014

'Disease in a dish' approach could aid Huntington's disease discovery efforts

Sep. 5, 2014

Defining the link between primary and mental health care

Sep. 4, 2014

China could provide global health model for non-communicable diseases

Sep. 4, 2014

Adopt-a-Scholar Program pairs students with donors

Sep. 3, 2014

Researcher receives $1M to build data registries benefiting biomedical research

Sep. 3, 2014

Computer scientist receives award to develop software for 'spatial big data'

Aug. 29, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's celebrates expansion with unit openings

Aug. 27, 2014

Doctor as patient

Aug. 27, 2014

Key to universal flu vaccine: Embrace the unfamiliar

Aug. 27, 2014

Center Earns VAD Recertification

Aug. 26, 2014

Ebola Patients Discharged News Conference Q&A

Aug. 21, 2014

Flourish Emory helps cultivate student happiness

Aug. 20, 2014

Understanding parallels of human and animal parenting can benefit generations to come

Aug. 19, 2014

McCoy named CEO of Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Aug. 18, 2014

Doctors worldwide should stay current on developments in Ebola epidemic, say health experts

Aug. 18, 2014

Treatment in U.S. is rare chance to study Ebola

Aug. 17, 2014

Emory neurologist's work on deep brain stimulation for depression to be featured on CNN

Aug. 14, 2014

Emory community responds to chief nurse executive's op-ed on treating Ebola patients

Aug. 11, 2014

Pilot project uses humor, personal stories to promote colorectal cancer screenings

Aug. 5, 2014

Study links GI symptoms and autism in children

Aug. 4, 2014

Battling this brain tumor takes a combination of powerful tools

July 31, 2014

Anti-inflammatory drugs help in Parkinson's model

July 29, 2014

Ethics and Servant Leadership interns dig into urban gardens

July 29, 2014

Emory Healthcare establishes first sports cardiology practice

July 28, 2014

Emory Healthcare reimagines patient care with accountable care units

July 28, 2014

Lucy: Debunking the 10% brain myth

July 24, 2014

Brave hearts: Faces of heart transplant

July 24, 2014

Two Emory hospitals turn their operating rooms 'green'

July 21, 2014

New HIV prevention guidelines combine biomedical, behavioral approaches

July 21, 2014

A Rollins alumna writes candidly about her bipolar disorder

July 18, 2014

Registration under way for annual Winship Win the Fight 5K

July 18, 2014

Emory Healthcare chief quality officer testifies before Senate Finance Committee

July 15, 2014

Difficult conversations: When a patient is facing death

July 15, 2014

U.S. News & World Report ranks Emory Hospitals among best in Georgia and Atlanta

July 15, 2014

'Walks with Matthew' can lead to better health, communication

July 14, 2014

Emory Nursing and Georgia Tech engineer new ideas in health care delivery

July 11, 2014

'Viral fitness' discovery defines HIV vulnerability

July 11, 2014

Tuberculosis, a rising immigration concern on the border

July 9, 2014

Smartphone app developed at Emory detects hypertension in children

July 6, 2014

For skin health & beauty, practice sun safety

July 2, 2014

Health info exchange: Securing a new frontier

July 1, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's Celebrates 35th Anniversary of the McAuley Awards

June 30, 2014

Emory nurses provide health care services to migrant workers in South Georgia

June 30, 2014

Anatomy of fear: Understanding biological underpinnings of anxiety, phobias and PTSD

June 27, 2014

A thirst for safe water and sanitation

June 25, 2014

Emory physicians prominent in Atlanta magazine's 'Top Doctors' issue

June 25, 2014

Sister Peggy Fannon named Georgia Hospital Association Ambassador

June 24, 2014

Confused about the new cholesterol treatment guidelines?

June 24, 2014

Metabolic Camp at Emory celebrates 20th summer

June 22, 2014

JScreen helps prospective parents determine risk for genetic diseases

June 20, 2014

Emory Saint Joseph's opens Clinical Decision Unit

June 19, 2014

Depression in women increases risk of heart disease and death

June 19, 2014

Progesterone could become tool versus brain cancer

June 18, 2014

Chikungunya virus spreads in Americas, enters U.S. via travelers

June 18, 2014

Boost for dopamine packaging protects brain in Parkinson's model

June 17, 2014

'Introduction to Vipassana' meditation offered Thursday

June 17, 2014

From kidney transplant recipient to Emory medical school graduate

June 16, 2014

Fitness and friendship: Shall we (line) dance?

June 13, 2014

The professor and the pop star

June 12, 2014

Emory and Atlanta Braves celebrate Army's birthday

June 12, 2014

Madagascar: An island on the brink

June 11, 2014

Nursing students immerse themselves in hands-on caring

June 10, 2014

The global phase-out of mercury thermometers

June 9, 2014

Emory leads $7.2 million Alzheimer's proteomics project

June 9, 2014

Cultivating care through faculty role models

June 5, 2014

Employee health screenings help motivate lifestyle changes

June 4, 2014

Did you know that you can exercise at work even if you have a desk job?

June 4, 2014

Mental health is public health

June 1, 2014

Emory builds upon innovative efforts to prevent sexual violence

May 29, 2014

Study: Teen drinking may lead to problems later in life

May 28, 2014

Health Care in the Modern Era

May 28, 2014

Brain imaging reveals clues about chronic fatigue syndrome

May 27, 2014

Emory awarded $2.5 million to solve waterborne disease risks

May 22, 2014

Film to spark talk on art as therapy for bipolar disorder

May 19, 2014

10 ways to talk with your child about cancer

May 19, 2014

Heart muscle in young children may be capable of regeneration

May 19, 2014

Emory Healthcare offers state-of-the-art 3D mammography at three locations

May 15, 2014

Assistant Secretary for Health Howard K. Koh to address medical graduates

May 6, 2014

Fine tuning an old-school chemotherapy drug

May 2, 2014

New EUH bed tower scheduled to open in 2017

May 2, 2014

Heel to Heal 5K raising funds for local health charities

April 30, 2014

Precise brain mapping can improve response to deep brain stimulation in depression

April 30, 2014

Transition time for Winship cancer imaging startup

April 29, 2014

New study confirms increased prevalence of GI symptoms among children with autism

April 28, 2014

Research leaders urge Senate to close the 'Innovation Deficit'

April 28, 2014

Emory medical unit in world wars is focus of new exhibit

April 28, 2014

A CRISPR way to edit DNA

April 25, 2014

Quality control guidelines proposed for genomics studies

April 23, 2014

American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects neuroscientist Larry Young

April 23, 2014

Emory Healthcare honors 2014 Second Century Awards recipients

April 17, 2014

Students learn caring for others means caring for yourself

Feb. 10, 2014

Resilience: The new development buzzword in the era of climate change

Jan. 9, 2014

The economics of happiness

Jan. 9, 2014

Psychologist sees benefits of prayer, meditation on mental health

Aug. 26, 2013

"Divide and conquer" versus lung cancer

April 23, 2013

For Kinlaw, the best medicine is thinking ahead

April 19, 2013

The Biological Benefits of Frequent Massage

Aug. 14, 2012