Dr. Ethan Basch of UNC calls for pharmaceutical manufacturers to collect rigorous information on how drugs impact symptoms and quality of life starting early in drug development, and for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to include this information in drug labels.
A UNC research team found that genetically engineered mouse models (GEMMs) were able to accurately predict human response to a standard chemotherapy drug combination commonly used in the clinic.
The ENDO Trial is currently enrolling adults between the ages of 21 and 65 who have uncontrolled type 2 diabetes and are obese.
UNC Health Care named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by national survey.
New evidence by a UNC-led team shows that MerTK macrophage action in the microenvironment that surrounds cancer cells blunts the immune response, allowing the tumor cell to grow and metastasize.
About half of the obstetrician-gynecologists surveyed in a recent study said they continue to provide annual exams. Drs. Russell Harris and Stacey Sheridan of UNC say this is an outdated practice that may be more harmful than helpful.
Scientists found that among white women, household size and losing a job due to one's diagnosis were reasons for delay in treatment, while among African-American women, the type of treatment received influenced delay.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve maternal and infant health and save the lives of mothers and infants in Malawi by strengthening the President’s Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Initiative (SMI).
UNC Hospitals, UNC Health Care System Affiliates Recognized by U.S. News & World Report in Annual ‘Best Hospitals’ Rankings
Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Rex Healthcare and High Point Regional Hospital were also included in the 2013 rankings.
RNA diagnostic test from paraffin improves lung cancer diagnosis over routine microscopic evaluation alone
Scientists at the Universities of North Carolina and Utah have developed a histology expression predictor for the most common types of lung cancer: adenocarcinoma, carcinoid, small cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina School at Chapel Hill have found that preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who receive high-quality early intervention benefit developmentally regardless of the treatment model used.
Adding foods rich in specific amino and fatty acids to the diets of youth with Type 1 diabetes kept them producing some of their own insulin for up to two years after diagnosis, a new study found.
JoAnne Kroesen, a nurse at North Carolina Children's hospital specialty clinics, is also a volunteer with Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue.
Rita Bigham helps Maryam, an eight-year-old Afghan girl with a heart defect, get treatment at UNC Hospitals.