Drs. Christine E. Kistler and Adam Goldstein discuss how clinicians can better have conversations about the balance between short-term risk of adverse cardiovascular events associated with taking Chantix compared to the long-term reduction in the risk of death that results from smoking cessation.
N.E.D. is a rock band. The members of the band are gynecologic cancer surgeons from all over the country and two of them, Dr. John Boggess and Dr. John Soper, work here at UNC Health Care.
In this study, the proportion of children with Crohn’s disease in remission increased from 55 percent to 68 percent, with a similar improvement in ulcerative colitis patients.
Small DNA circles found outside the chromosomes in mammalian cells and tissues, including human cells
Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have helped identify a new DNA entity in mammalian cells and provided evidence that their generation leaves behind deletions in different locations of the cells’ genetic program, or genome.
This study is the first to demonstrate that the biological mechanism that keeps the HIV virus hidden and unreachable by current antiviral therapies can be targeted and interrupted in humans, providing new hope for a strategy to eradicate HIV completely.
UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Disease are pleased to announce the creation of UNC Global Women’s Health.
As a UNC Health Care Employee Ambassador, Gretchen Smith was able to earn a $250 donation for the Chatham Conservation Partnership in recognition of her volunteer efforts.
Dr. Burks is Chair of Pediatrics in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief at the North Carolina Children's Hospital.
UNC researchers tap into the body’s own repair system to protect heart cells after an attack. The approach could also help prevent cardiac damage in cancer patients.
A team of UNC researchers has explained for the first time how a long-studied protein complex affects cell migration and how external cues affect cell’s ability to migrate.
The UNC Family Medicine Center has received a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home designation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Level 3 is the highest quality rating possible.
Dr. Thomas Cech will deliver the 2nd annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium lecture on Wednesday, March 14.
Pediatric oncology nurse Jeanne Gartner has her head in the clouds. Jeanne not only is a nurse, she’s an FAA-certified hot air balloon pilot.
Recession and high co-pays tied to fewer colonoscopy screenings among people with commercial health insurance
UNC researchers found that during the recent U.S. recession, continuously insured Americans underwent fewer screening colonoscopies.
This study led by UNC researchers suggests that autism does not appear suddenly in young children, but instead develops over time during infancy.
A series of 15 scientific papers published this week in the journals of the Genetics Society of America (Genetics and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics) put North Carolina at the epicenter of a scientific resource called the Collaborative Cross.
A 42-year-old Carrboro resident prepares for UNC Hospitals’ first triple-tandem stem cell transplant in an adult for the treatment of a testicular cancer recurrence, growing in wisdom and insight along the way.
In September 2012, UNC Health Care turns 60! This page chronicles the history of our contributions to the state throughout the past sixty years.
"This is a serious problem," said P. Frederick Sparling, a professor of medicine at UNC who co-authored the perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Instead of looking for a single cause of schizophrenia, researchers should approach it as a “pathway disease” – one that results from dozens or even hundreds of factors, argues Patrick F. Sullivan, MD.