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.
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.
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.
A 48-year-old Concord woman receives a double-lung transplant, giving her a second chance at life, a life her mother had been told wouldn’t exceed her daughter’s entry to kindergarten.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UNC researchers manipulate brain wiring to identify inner workings of reward enjoyment.
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.
A research team has determined the structure of the kappa-opioid receptor — site of action of the widely abused hallucinogen Salvia divinorum – solving longstanding scientific mysteries and offering new insights for treating drug addiction, chronic pain and depression.
March 22, 2012 Albany, NY - Baby-Friendly® USA, announces that North Carolina Women’s Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility.
Gina Althoff, a nurse at UNC Hospitals, describes herself as "not very outgoing" at work. But if you happen to be one of the many participants sweating it out in her Les Mills Body Combat class in Chapel Hill, that's probably the last thing you would think about her.