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UNC surgeons pioneer new approach to aneurysms: Go through the nose
Dr. Anand V. Germanwala and Dr. Adam M. Zanation have published a paper describing a surgery they performed that is believed to be the first reported clipping of a ruptured brain aneurysm through a patient's nose.
Located in News / 2011 / January
UNC researchers developing computer models for pediatric airway problems
A team of UNC-Chapel Hill researchers has been awarded a $3.6 million grant to develop computer models that will allow physicians to predict which treatments will work best in children with upper airway problems.
Located in News / 2011 / February
real doctors, real people - Deepak Raj Dugar
Dr. Deepak Raj Dugar, a first-year resident at UNC Hospitals in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, is also a Bhangra dancer. Don't know what Bhangra dancing is? Think Indian hip-hop with very traditional roots.
Located in News / 2011 / February
UNC study finds oral tongue cancer increasing in young, white females
The increasing incidence was most dramatic for white females ages 18 to 44. They had a percentage change of 111 percent. Interestingly, the incidence decreased for African American and other racial groups.
Located in News / 2011 / March
real doctors, real people - Amelia F. Drake
Amelia F. Drake, MD, a professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery in the UNC School of Medicine, finds a calming rhythm in rowing crew.
Located in News / 2011 / August
Family House Diaries: Being a Good Patient, Becoming a Better Nurse
Treatment for a benign tumor at the base of her skull helps a Sampson County native and Veteran’s Administration hospital nurse get everything else right in her head and be on alert for the unexpected blessings of life.
Located in News / 2011 / September
For children with hearing loss: The earlier the better for cochlear implants
UNC was one of six medical centers to take part in this study, which is believed to be the first nationwide look at the impact of surgical timing on the success rate of the implants.
Located in News / 2010 / April
Losing, then finding her voice becomes a work of art
Margie Beth Labadie, an artist, adjunct assistant professor and coordinator of the Digital Academy at UNC-Pembroke, lost her speaking voice for several months because of a rare fungal infection but regained it after receiving treatment at the UNC Voice Center.
Located in News / 2010 / May
Four specialties at UNC Hospitals ranked among nation’s best
UNC Hospitals has been ranked in four specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2010-11 Best Hospitals. This is the 18th year in a row that UNC Hospitals has been ranked in multiple specialties.
Located in News / 2010 / July
At age 7, Timothy is the only living person in the world (and the oldest ever!) with a specific gene mutation causing myriad medical problems, including the most severe case of insulin-dependent diabetes his N.C. Children's Hospital care team has ever seen.
Located in UNC Children's News / / Calendar Kids / 2011 Archive