UNC researchers find that modern ultrasound equipment normally used for physical therapy effectively reduced sperm counts in laboratory rats to levels far below what is normally seen in fertile men.
Debt Reports Reflect Sister Hospitals’ Financial Strength, Stability
We're very excited to launch the first video of a brand new series called RN: Real Nurses. This month, our featured nurse is Ellen Ciompi (think like an Italian and pronounce her last name with a "ch"), a cabaret artist.
The House Select Committee on the Sale of State Assets met Monday, Jan. 23. WakeMed's CEO spoke at the hearing and answered questions from legislators. The format of the hearing did not provide an opportunity to correct information, so we have created a document to set the record straight.
UNC researchers challenge commonly-held beliefs about the causes of a major intestinal disease.
Dr. Margaret Gourlay of UNC is lead author of the study, which is published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Biomedical research is increasingly being outsourced to developing countries, raising concerns about the potential for exploitation of vulnerable populations. In response, UNC researchers are spearheading projects to cultivate a culture of bioethics in several African countries.
A colon cancer diagnosis forces a retired career social worker and loving mother, wife and sibling to step back from taking care of others and take care of herself.
UNC scientists collaborate to find first major genetic mutation associated with hereditary prostate cancer risk
After a 20-year quest, researchers have identified a rare, inherited mutation linked to a significantly higher risk of the disease.
Whether photographing a child in the streets of Vietnam or consulting with a patient about a diagnosis, Dr. Paul Godley employs his intuition and charming personality to put the person in front of him at ease within a matter of moments.
Results showed that 46 percent of respondents knew that local recurrence risk is higher after breast conservation surgery than with mastectomy.
Cross was known as a compassionate physician, a vocal public health advocate and an exemplary teacher.
More than 8,000 women participated in the NIH-funded study, which was conducted in part at UNC. The vaccine was partially effective at preventing herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but did not protect women from herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).
Nancy E. Thomas, MD, PhD, was appointed the first Irene and Robert Alan Briggaman Distinguished Professor. The professorship is named in honor of Dr. Briggaman, who served as chair of the UNC Department of Dermatology from 1987-1999, and his wife, Irene.
A study led by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has identified a molecular pathway that leads to the formation of abnormal blood clots. They turned it off using a popular class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, statins.
Mechanism explains how virus survives in the liver and how a new antiviral works.
With her newest book, Cynthia Bulik, PhD, aims to confront the societal pressures that women face when it comes to body esteem and self-esteem.
Take a look back at the top 10 videos of 2011 from UNC Health Care's News Office.
As we approach 2012, take a look back at the top 10 stories from UNC Health Care this year based on visits to our newsroom.
The HIV Prevention Trials Network 052 study, led by Myron S. Cohen, MD of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the 2011 Breakthrough of the Year by the journal Science.