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Another reason to exercise: burning bone fat – a key to better bone health
UNC School of Medicine researchers use new imaging methods to show that running burns fat in bone marrow, with benefits for bone health. The best effect was seen in obese mice. Maya Styner, MD, was the study's lead author.
Located in News / 2017 / May
Arjun Deb awarded Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Basic Science Research Prize for Young Investigators
The Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Prize is one of the oldest and prestigious awards offered by the American Heart Association and encourages new investigators to continue research careers in basic cardiovascular science.
Located in News / 2010 / November
As HIV treatment improves, 'trial effect' is diminished, new study suggests
A new study by investigators from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has confirmed the existence of a “trial effect” in clinical trials for treatment of HIV and also shows that effect has diminished over time.
Located in News / 2011 / July
Avoiding nasty germs and flaming turkeys on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving can be a time of great joy, but you should use caution in preparing the holiday meal. UNC’s experts offer preparation, cooking and nutrition tips to help you avoid common health and safety hazards.
Located in News / 2011 / November
Barnes Presentation Designated a Presidential Poster at ACG Annual Meeting
Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, also won an Outstanding Presenter Award for this research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 26
Basch Co-authors Cancer Treatment Guidance in JAMA
Ethan Basch, MD, MSc., division chief of oncology at the UNC School of Medicine and a UNC Lineberger member, has detailed cancer treatment guidance to balance cancer patients’ treatment and infection risk in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / April 23
Benefits of statin therapy may extend beyond lowering lipids
A study led by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has identified a molecular pathway that leads to the formation of abnormal blood clots. They turned it off using a popular class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, statins.
Located in News / 2012 / January
Berkowitz Co-Authors NEJM Perspective
Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the division of general medicine & clinical epidemiology, is a co-author of a Perspective on population health published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Jan. 10
Berkowitz Proposes Innovative Methodological Approach to Studies that Address Health-Related Social Needs
Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine, proposes the use of cash benchmarking to better study programs aimed at addressing health-related social needs in a new article published in Health Affairs.
Located in News / 2020 / April
Biofeedback more effective than EGS and massage for chronic rectal pain
Biofeedback is more effective than two other treatments for a type of chronic rectal pain called levator ani syndrome, according to a study published in the journal Gastroenterology. UNC's William E. Whitehead, Ph.D., is a co-author of the study.
Located in News / 2010 / March