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Breastfeeding reduces risk of breast cancer in some women
According to a new study, women with a family history of breast cancer were 59 percent less likely to develop breast cancer themselves if they breastfed their children.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 14, 2009
UNC’s Saskia Neher selected as 2012 Pew Scholar
Neher is the eleventh such recipient for UNC since the program began in 1985 and she is one of 8 women among 22 awardees overall nationwide.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Request for Applications for 2009 Community-Academic Partnership Grant
Sponsored by the TraCS Institute.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - August 14, 2009
UNC scholar receives prestigious NIH award
Kate Muessig, a 2007 UNC Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar (FICRS), has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
UNC study: Pelvic widening continues throughout a person's lifetime
A study by UNC researchers finds surprising evidence that the pelvis continues to grow wider even after people stop growing taller. This increase in pelvic width may account for a significant portion of the weight gain that many people experience as they get older.
Located in News / 2011 / May
UNC study: Nursing home interventions improve quality of care, reduce staff turnover
A study recently released by the UNC Institute on Aging has identified three workplace interventions that are improving quality of care and reducing staff turnover in North Carolina’s nursing homes.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - July 24, 2009
Medical Alumni Endowment Fund Grant application available
The Alumni Endowment Fund offers grant support to investigators that will promote excellence in education, research or service. The deadline is Feb. 19.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 8, 2010
Heat helped hasten life's beginnings
New research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill investigating the effect of temperature on extremely slow chemical reactions suggests that the time required for evolution on a warm earth is shorter than critics might expect.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Brief proposals for Community-Academic Partnership Grant due Sept. 30
This grant seeks to build the capacity of new community-academic partnerships to work together to solve problems in translating health knowledge into meaningful community health improvements.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009
Save the Date for the NC TraCS Institute Symposium: Translational Research to Address Health Disparities Across the Lifespan
The Symposium will be held on March 19, 2010. Register for free by Jan. 22. Space is limited!
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009