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Video: Researchers issue HIV goal: drug-free remission
A group of leading academic and industry scientists, including UNC's Dr. David Margolis, has issued a challenge to researchers studying HIV/AIDS: to find a way to effectively purge latent HIV infection and eliminate the need for chronic, suppressive therapy to control the disease.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
Warm weather exercise alert: Ozone levels pose health risk even below current U.S. air safety standard
Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill working with colleagues from the Environmental Protection Agency found that breathing a level of ozone at 0.06 parts per million (ppm), which is below the current U.S. standard of 0.075 ppm, can decrease lung function in healthy young adults.
Located in News / 2011 / March
Watkins Wins Rawls-Palmer Progress in Medicine Award
Paul Watkins, MD, professor of medicine, was given the award by the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Award recipients are investigators who are actively involved in high-quality clinical pharmacologic research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Sept. 25
When cystic fibrosis patients grow up
In the 1950s, children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis usually died before they reached school age. Thanks to improved treatments, many patients now survive for decades, changing the ways that their doctors care for them.
Located in News / 2011 / July
White receives five-year NIH award to study and improve HIV testing in North Carolina
Becky L. White, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, has been awarded a five-year career developmental award from the NIH to understand barriers to routine HIV testing among physicians in North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / June 21
Whooping cough on the rise: Add vaccine to your back-to-school checklist
California declared a whooping cough epidemic this summer when more than 2,700 cases were reported in the state by mid-August and seven infants had died. Prevent an outbreak in North Carolina by immunizing your family before school starts.
Located in News / 2010 / August
Young adults with PTSD may have a higher risk of stroke in middle age
Lindsey Rosman, PhD, assistant professor in the division of cardiology, is lead author of the study.
Located in News / 2019 / October