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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
Accepting Applications for Bridge / Boost Funding
The UNC School of Medicine is now accepting applications for the first round of Bridge / Boost Funding for Fiscal Year 2020. The deadline for applications is October 2, 2019
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 15
ACCLAIM spans boundaries and courts change
Modeled after the Public Health Leadership Program at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, ACCLAIM is developing a new generation of leaders at the School of Medicine, while furthering the School's research mission, strengthening teaching, and improving care for patients.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 20
Acute Hepatitis A evades immune system more effectively than chronic cousin
In comparing data from experiments with Hepatitis A and Hepatitis C, the research team found that Hepatitis A virus, which causes only acute, self-limited disease, is more efficient at inhibiting the host’s interferon response, and that the virus can actually linger in the body for almost a year.
Located in News / 2011 / June
Acute severe pain is common in sexual assault survivors in the early post-assault period, but rarely treated
UNC researchers urge changes to practice guidelines for nurses and others who provide care to sexual assault survivors.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Adding stress management to cardiac rehab cuts new heart incidents in half
UNC’s Alan Hinderliter, MD, teamed up with Duke doctors to quantify the benefit of stress management to heart health.
Located in News / 2016 / March
Addressing Pandemic Problems
While COVID-19 has shaken the world, it has also pushed society to be more innovative and creative — two attributes that have been essential to the success of UNC researchers, who lead an abundance of projects, making UNC the most cited university in the nation for coronavirus research. Check out this feature from the UNC Office of Research Communications, which includes portraits of UNC School of Medicine faculty Jessica Lin, MD, Melissa Miller, PhD, Phillip Clapp, PhD, and Ralph Baric, PhD.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / September 24
Adult Male Autism Study: ASPIRE Research
The goal of this study is to measure the effects of an investigational drug on social behavior, communication, and safety. Study for adult males, ages 18-45, with high functioning autism.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 26
Adults with Eosinophilic Esophagitis Should Consider a Diet Change
By eliminating specific foods from patients’ diets, symptoms improved in 71 percent of patients.
Located in News / 2014 / July
Advanced cancer patients receive aggressive care at high rates at the end of life
A national health claims analysis of cancer patients who were younger than age 65 and had metastatic disease revealed that nearly two-thirds were admitted to the hospital or visited the emergency room in the last 30 days of their lives. The UNC Lineberger researchers who led the study also found that nearly a third of patients died in the hospital.
Located in News / 2016 / June