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Early research indicates vaping impairs lung immune function
Lung cell impairment can occur with exposure to e-cigarettes, but other short and long-term effects of vaping remain unknown.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 23
UNC School of Medicine Study Shows Surprise Low-level Ozone Impact on Asthma Patients
Michelle Hernandez, MD, associate medical director of the N.C. Children’s Allergy & Asthma Center, led a study that followed 23 asthma patients in North Carolina to show that even with optimized treatment for persistent asthma, patients experienced respiratory and systemic effects from exposure to low levels of ozone.
Located in News / 2018 / September
UNC Researchers Find Racial Disparities in Treatment for Heart Attack Patients
Sameer Arora, MD, a UNC School of Medicine cardiology fellow, led a study reviewing hospitalizations for a certain type of heart attack that occurred over a 15-year period and found consistent differences in the treatment of black and white patients.
Located in News / 2018 / September
Review of scientific evidence on effectiveness of fertility awareness-based methods for contraception underscores need for higher quality studies
The systematic review led by UNC’s Rachel Peragallo Urrutia, MD, was published this week in Obstetrics and Gynecology. It reviewed 53 studies of the effectiveness of fertility awareness-based methods and rated the studies for their quality.
Located in News / 2018 / August
Goldstein and Hadler comment on health care reform in the July issue of the University Gazette.
The July edition of the University Gazette is now available at http://gazette.unc.edu/.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 24, 2009
Facilities Services News now online
The latest edition of Facilities Services News is available online. This issue contains information about the Grounds Department’s preemptive efforts to keep the campus safe during winter weather, an update on Facilities Services’ response to its most recent customer survey, and the impressive energy and monetary savings achieved to date through campus-wide Energy Conservation Measures.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 28, 2010
Center for Women's Health Research at UNC - Winter Newsletter
In this issue: Profile of Dr. Carol Lorenz, Spotlight on Research: Time to Conceive, Submission process for clinical trial research study and New research at Center for Women's Health Research.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
Center for Women's Health Research at UNC - Spring Newsletter
In this issue: Dr. Wanda Nicholson welcomed to the Center for Women's Health Research (CWHR), AT&T supports CWHR with donation, Spotlight on Research: PPIUD Study, New research submissions at CWHR and Upcoming annual campaign for Mother's Day.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - April 15, 2010
Ankle blood flow test helps identify stroke survivors most at risk for future strokes, heart attacks and death
A simple test that measures blood flow through the ankle helps identify people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) before they start showing symptoms, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 3, 2009
Center for Women's Health Research Newsletter
The fall 2009 newsletter is now available online.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 28, 2009