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Irelands north and south in cross border research collaboration with UNC
The joint NIH (to UNC), Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland matching grant totals roughly $2 million a year over four years.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Study: Tai Chi relieves arthritis pain, improves reach, balance, well-being
The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, lead author.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Protein changes in immune system determine ability to control HIV without drugs
A small number of people with HIV have the ability to control the infection without drugs. New results from a multinational study involving more than 300 investigators at over 200 institutions around the world may have found a genetic basis to explain how this happens.
Located in News / 2010 / November
UNC study: Frequency of foot disorders differs between African Americans and whites
African Americans in the study age 45 or older were three times more likely than whites of the same age to have corns or flat feet. In people who were not obese, African Americans were twice as likely to have bunions and hammer toes than whites.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Cystic fibrosis gene typo is a double whammy
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have demonstrated that the gene mutated in cystic fibrosis not only controls traffic on the chloride highway, but also keeps the sodium highway from being overused.
Located in News / 2010 / November
Arjun Deb awarded Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Basic Science Research Prize for Young Investigators
The Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Prize is one of the oldest and prestigious awards offered by the American Heart Association and encourages new investigators to continue research careers in basic cardiovascular science.
Located in News / 2010 / November
UNC expert: Combining exenatide with insulin may be 'best result ever' for diabetes patients
A new study finds that combining the newer diabetes drug exenatide with insulin provides better blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes than insulin alone and helps promote weight loss.
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
Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH
Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH is Elizabeth Shreve and Oscar Sexton Goodwin Distinguished Professor and Director of Academic Development in the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Epidemiology. He is an expert on full-spectrum family practice, Alzheimer's and dementia in the elderly, dizziness, aging, and geriatrics.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Researchers expand the known clinical spectrum of Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
A new study led by third-year medical student Christopher Bennett is the first to describe the development of massive hemoptysis in patients with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. The finding has immediate and broad clinical implications that will be useful for both patients and providers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Dec. 3