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VIDEO: A doctor or a writer? Both.
Terrence Holt, PhD, spent a number of years teaching students about the great American writers of our time. These days, Terrence "Terry" Holt, MD, teaches families how to care for ailing parents at UNC. He recently published a collection of short stories called, "In the Valley of the Kings." He's being compared to the great writers, including Poe and Hawthorne. Dr. Holt sat down with the News Office to give insight on the crossover from literary professor to clinical professor.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009
VIDEO: The move to the N.C. Cancer Hospital
Our first patients arrived at the N.C. Cancer Hospital Monday, Aug. 17. This short video chronicles a few different perspectives on the move into the new space.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - August 21, 2009
VIDEO: Researchers identify critical gene for brain development, mental retardation
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have now discovered that establishing the neural wiring necessary to function normally depends on the ability of neurons to make finger-like projections of their membrane called filopodia.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 11, 2009
Video: A Conversation with Trudy Taylor
The School of Medicine was honored to host an interview with Trudy Taylor, former first lady of the School of Medicine, on February 9.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 4, 2010
VIDEO: The Benefits of Tai Chi on arthritis pain
A small number of studies have examined the benefits of tai chi and arthritis pain. Now, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to put tai chi through the rigors of science.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - April 22, 2010
VIDEO: Training birth attendants in developing countries increases babies’ survival
The study was conducted in six countries. Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine took part in the study in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in partnership with the Kinshasa School of Public Health.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Feb. 25, 2010
VIDEO: UNC study pinpoints gene controlling number of brain cells
The finding suggests that a single gene, called GSK-3, controls the signals that determine how many neurons actually end up composing the brain. This has important implications for patients with neuropsychiatric illness, as links have recently been drawn between GSK-3 and schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 9, 2009
VIDEO: Coping with stress this holiday season
'Tis the season for stress. The holidays bring a mountain of stress for some. Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz, director of the UNC Anxiety & Stress Disorders Clinic, offers some tips.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Nov. 19, 2009
VIDEO: UNC and Malawi - A Partnership for Health
The UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases collaborated with Global Health TV to make this short film about UNC's partnership with Malawi.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 16
VIDEO: 5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Heart Health
Nearly 500,000 women in the U.S. die from heart disease each year. It is the number one killer of all women. However, women who have heart attacks tend not to seek help from doctors as quickly as men do. Women often wait an hour longer than men to seek help, and that hour can sometimes be too late.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010