November

Study suggests L-DOPA therapy for Angelman syndrome may have both benefits and unanticipated effects

Study suggests L-DOPA therapy for Angelman syndrome may have both benefits and unanticipated effects

New research from UNC provides a neurological justification for this therapeutic approach, but researchers caution there could be unanticipated effects.

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Head-to-head trial of two diabetes drugs yields mixed results

Head-to-head trial of two diabetes drugs yields mixed results

Daily injections of liraglutide were slightly more effective than weekly injections of exenatide in lowering blood sugar and promoting weight loss. However, patients had fewer negative side effects on exenatide once weekly.

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Oberlander to host live Facebook chat on election results

Oberlander to host live Facebook chat on election results

Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, will discuss how the results of the Nov. 6 elections will affect health care and Affordable Care Act.

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New resource for Single Fathers Due to Cancer

New resource for Single Fathers Due to Cancer

The Single Fathers Due to Cancer Program includes a website and monthly support group for fathers and their children.

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Caldwell Memorial Hospital to join UNC Health Care System

Caldwell Memorial Hospital to join UNC Health Care System

On Friday, Nov. 9, the Board of Directors of Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir, NC, announced their unanimous decision to move forward with exclusive negotiations to join the UNC Health Care System.

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Watching the developing brain, scientists glean clues on neurological disorder

Watching the developing brain, scientists glean clues on neurological disorder

UNC researchers track a gene’s crucial role in orchestrating the placement of neurons in the developing brain. Their findings help unravel some of the mysteries of Joubert syndrome and other neurological disorders.

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real doctors, real people - Josh Berkowitz

real doctors, real people - Josh Berkowitz

Life for Josh Berkowitz, a third year resident in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, is constantly at full speed. If he's not with a patient at the hospital, in a clinic, or with his family being a husband and father - then you'll find him on the field competing in Ultimate Frisbee.

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Cindy Korff:  A Caregiver Gives Thanks

Cindy Korff: A Caregiver Gives Thanks

The mother of a 22-year-old Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune says thanks to the medical professionals at UNC Hospitals who saved her son’s life and the new-found friends-for-life who buoyed her at SECU Family House while helping her son heal.

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UNC's Dr. John Buse named to international diabetes prize selection jury

UNC's Dr. John Buse named to international diabetes prize selection jury

The 2013 Harold Hamm International Prize for Biomedical Research in Diabetes encourages research focused on progress toward a cure.

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Oberlander perspective in NEJM on 'The Future of Obamacare'

Oberlander perspective in NEJM on 'The Future of Obamacare'

Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, wrote a perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine called, “The Future of Obamacare.”

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RN: Real Nurses - Stacey Anderegg

RN: Real Nurses - Stacey Anderegg

Stacey Anderegg is an Hematology/Oncology Infusion Nurse at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. In her life outside the hospital, Stacey is a vocalist with a 7-woman a cappella group called "Stella."

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Four AAAS 2012 Fellows among UNC School of Medicine faculty

Four AAAS 2012 Fellows among UNC School of Medicine faculty

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has awarded the distinction of AAAS 2012 Fellow to four of its members at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

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