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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
Video: N.C. Cancer Hospital - Then and Now with Dr. Julian Rosenman
As we prepare for the opening of the N.C. Cancer Hospital, this video provides a look at cancer care at UNC then, now and into the future from Dr. Julian Rosenman, professor of radiation oncology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - August 7, 2009
PrEP treatment prevented HIV transmission in humanized mice
Systemic pre-exposure administration of antiretroviral drugs provides protection against intravenous and rectal transmission of HIV in mice with human immune systems, according to a new study published January 21, 2010 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 21, 2010