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UNC Hospitals receives performance achievement award from American College of Cardiology Foundation
UNC Hospitals is one of only 26 hospitals nationwide to receive this award, which recognizes our commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients.
Located in News / 2010 / August
UNC researchers identify genetic patterns that may predict severe osteoarthritis
Findings could serve in drug development trials and medical management of osteoarthritis patients.
Located in News / 2010 / September
UNC awarded NIH grant as part of nationwide effort to seek, test, and treat inmates with HIV
The five-year grants, announced September 23, will be awarded primarily by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), with additional support from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), all components of NIH.
Located in News / 2010 / September
real doctors, real people - Dr. Maria Ferris
Photojournalist Nathan Clendenin introduces his video profile of Dr. Maria Ferris, a kidney disease specialist who also has quite a flair for making beautiful wedding cakes.
Located in News / 2010 / October
N.C. Children’s Hospital part of $12-million grant to create first-of-its-kind disease registry for inflammatory bowel disease
This extraordinary collaboration will make available electronic medical record data about symptoms, treatments and outcomes for patients at multiple locations throughout the United States. It will allow doctors and researchers to assess which treatment strategies are having the greatest positive impacts on patients.
Located in News / 2010 / October
Irelands north and south in cross border research collaboration with UNC
The joint NIH (to UNC), Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland matching grant totals roughly $2 million a year over four years.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Study: Tai Chi relieves arthritis pain, improves reach, balance, well-being
The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, lead author.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Protein changes in immune system determine ability to control HIV without drugs
A small number of people with HIV have the ability to control the infection without drugs. New results from a multinational study involving more than 300 investigators at over 200 institutions around the world may have found a genetic basis to explain how this happens.
Located in News / 2010 / November
UNC study: Frequency of foot disorders differs between African Americans and whites
African Americans in the study age 45 or older were three times more likely than whites of the same age to have corns or flat feet. In people who were not obese, African Americans were twice as likely to have bunions and hammer toes than whites.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Cystic fibrosis gene typo is a double whammy
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have demonstrated that the gene mutated in cystic fibrosis not only controls traffic on the chloride highway, but also keeps the sodium highway from being overused.
Located in News / 2010 / November