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real doctors, real people - Samuel Jones
Dr. Samuel Jones, a surgeon and assistant director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals, also trains for and competes in triathlons on the side.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Empathy for Mr. Grinch?
Dr. Cynthia Bulik reveals that watching the Glee holiday special re-invigorated her "empathy for the Grinch," who may, she suspects, be suffering from depression.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Should you go gluten-free?
The market for gluten-free food, touted as a cure for all ills, has grown by double digits in the past five years. But are such health claims half-baked? Maya Jerath, MD, PhD, the director of the Allergy and Immunology Clinic at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, gives the “dough-down” on the gluten-free diet.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Family House Diaries - Wesley Telsrow: Radiating a Gratitude for Life and Living It
A double-lung transplant gives a 22-year-old cystic fibrosis patient a new lease on life, complete with gratitude. For the first time in his young life, Wesley Telsrow can sleep lying down rather than sitting up and laugh without coughing.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Babies delivered by C-section before 39 weeks more likely to have serious health problems
A new study conducted in part at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found that babies delivered by elective Caesarean section before 39 weeks of pregnancy, to mothers who previously had an elective C-section, are much more likely to have serious health problems than newborns delivered under the same circumstances at 39 weeks.
Located in News / 2009 / January
Funding helps UNC researchers find a genetic link to autism
As part of a four site network, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers are exploring whether there is a genetic link to autism.
Located in News / 2009 / February
Dr. Bill Roper comments on U.S. health care reform
Dr. Bill Roper, dean of UNC's School of Medicine, comments on the future of health care reform in the U.S.
Located in News / 2009 / March
UNC study: Blacks just as likely as whites to have hip osteoarthritis
A new study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers found that blacks are just as likely as whites to suffer from hip osteoarthritis, challenging accepted medical belief that blacks were somehow protected from this condition.
Located in News / 2009 / April
Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes reduces serious birthing problems
Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes resulted in fewer cesarean sections and other serious birthing problems associated with larger than average babies, according to a study conducted in part at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in News / 2009 / September
‘Conversations with Innovators:’ UNC hematologist on promising drug trials for treating painful crises in sickle cell patients
Kenneth Ataga, MD, director of the UNC Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program, was featured in a video by the American Society of Hematology in which he discussed the favorable results of a yearlong clinical trial studying crizanlizumab as a therapy to prevent and treat painful crisis events in patients with sickle cell disease.
Located in News