Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have demonstrated that the gene mutated in cystic fibrosis not only controls traffic on the chloride highway, but also keeps the sodium highway from being overused.
Kelly Bruno, a second-year medical student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is also an amputee who has completed three Ironman triathlons. But she is perhaps better known to many as "Kelly B.," one of the castaways on "Survivor: Nicaragua."
Ann Fletcher, Sam Sharf and Liz Sherwood each received a 2010 Oncology Nursing Excellence Award. Dan Roscicki was recognized with a Clinical Services Excellence Award.
A new discovery by UNC scientists describes how cells infected by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) produce small vesicles or sacs called exosomes, changing their cellular “cargo” of proteins and RNA.
African Americans in the study age 45 or older were three times more likely than whites of the same age to have corns or flat feet. In people who were not obese, African Americans were twice as likely to have bunions and hammer toes than whites.
A world renowned eating disorder specialist, Cindy Bulik finds her professional world intertwines with her life on the ice.
The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, lead author.
In a paper published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, a team from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has narrowed the focus of this scientific quest to a protein called RGL2.
The company, G-Zero Therapeutics, is commercializing a high potential marker of molecular age measured from a patient blood sample, which could assist physicians in making more informed treatment-management decisions.
Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, professor of social medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, weighs in on what's next for health care reform following the November 2010 election.
A small number of people with HIV have the ability to control the infection without drugs. New results from a multinational study involving more than 300 investigators at over 200 institutions around the world may have found a genetic basis to explain how this happens.
UNC Health Care's Quality Expo took place Oct. 19 - 20 at UNC Hospitals. The Expo, which is the annual showcase of quality and patient safety projects by departments across the Health Care System, featured more than 125 exhibits this year.
The joint NIH (to UNC), Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland matching grant totals roughly $2 million a year over four years.
The webinar will focus on the impact and prevention of domestic violence in the workplace and will include mock interviews, model policy language and opportunities to ask questions.
These results may be driven by a mistaken belief among women with anorexia that they can’t get pregnant because they are not menstruating or are having irregular periods.
Congrats to UNC Health Care's Winter 2011 Plus People. These 11 employees were recognized for being among the very best at UNC Health Care this winter. Congrats to each of our Plus People!
Congrats to UNC Health Care's Fall 2010 Plus People. These 14 employees were recognized for being among the very best at UNC Health Care this fall. Congrats to each of our Plus People!
The study found that the cutoffs used by such infertility tests, which measure levels of a molecule called follicle stimulating hormone or FSH, label many women as infertile who actually go on to have children naturally.
The five-year, $3.9 million grant will be used to target 13 North Carolina counties through the Carolina Community Network to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded one of two Comprehensive Minority Institution Cancer Center Partnership Grants in the nation to North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and its UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.