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Abused children more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
Children who have been abused psychologically, physically or sexually are more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain and nausea or vomiting than children who have not been abused, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.
Located in News / 2010 / March
UNC Liver Center partners with Halifax County physicians to improve hepatitis C care
Led by Michael Fried, MD, web-based physician mentoring yields an impressive rate of cure for patients of the Rural Health Group.
Located in News / 2016 / May
William
William, born with a rare congenital condition called Hirschsprung disease, was transferred to UNC Hospitals within days of birth for specialized surgery to repair his colon. The surgery saved his life. Now 11 and experiencing recurrent problems, William is once again under expert care at UNC, this time in the "new" children's hospital. This is William’s story.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids
Dr. Robert Sandler receives the Julius Friedenwald Medal
This award was established in 1941 to recognize an individual who has contributed significantly to the American Gastronterological Association and has made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology. This is the highest honor bestowed upon an AGA member.
Located in News / 2015 / May
Genomic study finds a new role for microRNAs as predictors of Crohn’s disease progression
These findings by UNC School of Medicine researchers are an important step forward in designing more effective clinical trials and developing personalized Crohn’s disease therapies.
Located in News / 2018 / October
UNC doctors analyze treatment options for gallbladder disease
Their article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, explores the pros and cons of five different interventional approaches to treating gallbladder disease – a condition that affects more than 25 million Americans.
Located in News / 2015 / July
George
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids
Another breastfeeding benefit: preparing baby’s belly for solid food
A close examination of gut bacteria reveals that exclusively breastfed babies are better equipped for the transition to solids and potentially an early life with fewer stomach woes
Located in News / 2015 / February
UNC researchers help create key diagnostic measures for gastrointestinal disorders
UNC School of Medicine faculty members took on critical roles in amending diagnostic criteria questionnaires for functional GI disorders, which affect millions of people worldwide.
Located in News / 2016 / June
Large international study discovers common genetic contributions to mental illness
The study of more than 50,000 adults ages 18 and older provides new molecular evidence that 11 DNA regions in the human genome have strong association with these diseases, including six regions not previously observed.
Located in News / 2011 / September