Walking program reduces joint stiffness in older breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitor therapy
After six weeks of walking, the mean joint pain scores among the participants decreased by 10 percent, fatigue decreased by 19 percent, and joint stiffness decreased by 32 percent.
Dendrites, the branch-like projections of neurons, were once thought to be passive wiring in the brain. But now researchers at UNC have shown that dendrites actively process information, multiplying the brain’s computing power. The finding could help researchers better understand neurological disorders.
Join us at 11 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, Nov. 1, for a discussion of how fathers cope with the loss of their wife or partner, meet the demands of sole parenthood, and manage their children's grief.
Five questions for Ronald Chen, a James Woods Young Faculty Award recipient dedicated to bettering treatment for cancer patients.
The results are the first findings from the North Carolina Prostate Cancer Comparative Effectiveness & Survivorship Study.
CBS Evening News' Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jonathan LaPook visits Grayson Clamp six months after the 3-year-old boy received an auditory brainstem implant at UNC Hospitals.
Donovan Hazard, an RN in the Newborn Critical Care Center at N.C. Children's Hospital, is also a bow hunter.
C.J. Malanga discovered that three specific drugs affect three different kinds of neurotransmitter receptors that all seem to play roles in Fragile X Syndrome.
Money mismanagement predicts higher odds of future homelessness, regardless of a veteran’s income or mental health.
Previous recipients include Maya Angelou, Charles Kuralt, Charlie Rose and Oliver Smithies.
The grant will provide another five years of funding for the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute, which is now recognized as the central entity on the UNC campus responsible for the advancement of clinical and translational research.
The Daily Dose app will utilize game mechanics and social networking features to improve adherence to HIV medication.
A 10-year-old Chapel Hill boy uses his passion for helping others to nourish the bodies and souls of patients and families who stay at SECU Family House.
Patients with poor nutritional status before bladder cancer operation have a higher risk of postoperative complications
New ACS NSQIP® study identifies low blood albumin level as an independent risk factor for surgical-related health problems after radical cystectomy
UNC clinical geneticists Jonathan Berg and James Evans spearhead an ambitious project to catalog all genetic variations implicated in disease.
Body-size satisfaction associated with effortful process, not passive contentment.
With the weather turning cooler, nothing warms you up better than a nice, hot bowl of soup! Here's a great recipe for chicken noodle soup developed by the chefs at UNC Hospitals.
Dr. Terrence Holt, a UNC physician, is also a critically acclaimed author of fiction.
Exchanges, the blog of the UNC Center for Eating Disorders, is one of 18 recognized by Healthline.com as "The Best Eating Disorder Health Blogs of 2013."
Once unknown in the field of autism, UNC’s Mark Zylka is now uncovering potential causes for the brain disorder.