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Video: Researchers issue HIV goal: drug-free remission
A group of leading academic and industry scientists, including UNC's Dr. David Margolis, has issued a challenge to researchers studying HIV/AIDS: to find a way to effectively purge latent HIV infection and eliminate the need for chronic, suppressive therapy to control the disease.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
Dedication of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute marks new era in heart research
Hugh “Chip” McAllister, M.D., an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has made a three-part gift to establish the UNC McAllister Heart Institute.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Nov. 5, 2009
VIDEO: Bone health for men
As men and women age into their 60s, 70s, and 80s, their bodies gradually lose bone. This decrease in bone density puts both at risk for wrist, spine and hip fractures. While there are current bone density screening guidelines for women, guidelines do not exist for men. UNC School of Medicine bone researchers are working to change that.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - May 20, 2010
VIDEO: A Push for Flu Shots
Dr. David Weber, UNC Hospitals' Medical Director of Epidemiology, gives the latest CDC and UNC Hospitals' numbers of flu and H1N1 deaths. Drs. Weber and Jeffrey Engel, N.C. State Health Director, urge those that haven't been vaccinated for flu or H1N1 to get vaccinated.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
VIDEO: A Push for Flu Shots
Dr. David Weber, UNC Hospitals' Medical Director of Epidemiology, gives the latest CDC and UNC Hospitals' numbers of flu and H1N1 deaths. Drs. Weber and Jeffrey Engel, N.C. State Health Director, urge those that haven't been vaccinated for flu or H1N1 to get vaccinated.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010
NC Children's Promise TV - Jordyn Hester
Jordyn was hospitalized as a baby eight years ago. Today she is doing well and makes a wonderful reporter.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / Feb. 3
VIDEO - The New Generation: Health Care in Vietnam
In 1945 Vietnam had 47 hospitals with a total of 3,000 beds, and it had just one physician for every 180,000 persons. Since the Vietnam War, health-care has come second to jump-starting the economy. Though it has vastly improved in the past few decades, the country still faces a long road ahead.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - May 6, 2010
Dr. Burks Weekly Video Message
In this week's video message, Dr. Burks offers updates on system initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and on planning for the impacts of COVID-19 in the months ahead.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 16
VIDEO: Fall 2009 update from Dr. Roper - Health Care Reform
In late 2009, Bill Roper, MD, MPH, Dean of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care, addressed the issue of health care reform and its potential impact to the UNC Health Care System.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
VIDEO: Family House Diaries - A teacher's struggle with myasthenia gravis
For the last decade Sherri Jutz has suffered from myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune neuromuscular disease that robs her of energy. Symptoms include a drooping eyelid, blurred vision, slurred speech, difficulty chewing, and chronic fatigue, to name a few.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 3, 2010