By eliminating specific foods from patients’ diets, symptoms improved in 71 percent of patients.
UNC researchers lay the groundwork for a new approach to brain cancer treatments and a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease.
Eliminating an enzyme known as factor XIII shrinks clots by 50 percent. The discovery could lead to a safer alternative to blood thinners for patients at high risk of deep vein thrombosis.
Though cancer screening has come a long way, physicians still do not thoroughly discuss with patients the advantages and disadvantages of these procedures before decisions are made to undergo the screenings, according to a new study co-authored by a UNC physician.
A new article, authored by William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH, and David J. Weber, MD, MPH, explains five key considerations that health care professionals should take into account when selecting the optimal disinfectant for decontamination of environmental surfaces.
Maya Styner, MD, unveils a new kind of study showing how a high-fat diet, exercise, and diabetes medications can change the insides of our bones.
The newest American Diabetes Association treatment guidelines for the disease are in place at UNC Medical Center.
Juan Song, PhD, an assistant professor of pharmacology, received a 4-year, $308,000 Scientist Development Award from the American Heart Association to investigate how brain cells called interneurons influence the regeneration of the hippocampus region of the brain after stroke.
Graduate student Alice Stamatakis uses optogenetics to study the complicated circuitry behind reward, addiction, and aversion.
The discovery, from the lab of Brian Strahl, PhD, offers insights for the creation of better, more targeted therapies for various forms of cancer.
Study highlights need to focus not only on PTSD for understanding violence in veterans
A majority said they were worried about potential ethical consequences in the doctor-patient relationship.
The discovery from UNC School of Medicine researchers overturns a controversial research study and offers a path for creating and testing CF treatments.
Why are some 75-year-olds downright spry while others can barely get around? New research provides part of the explanation.
The IMSD program attracts underrepresented students in the biomedical sciences
Frequent in-person home visits can reduce both readmission and death for patients with heart failure
Home-visiting programs and multidisciplinary heart failure clinic interventions can reduce hospital readmission and improve survival for patients with heart failure, according to research from RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The work, by UNC researchers, adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting that nontraditional approaches to health care are becoming ever more important in managing health and disease.
The John B. Graham Society's Student Research Day features poster and oral presentations given by UNC medical students. This year, we are honored to host Nobel laureate Peter Agre, MD, Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, as our keynote speaker.
The new technology is more efficient than, cheaper than, and as accurate as conventional lab tests used to identify bacterial and fungal infections in patient samples.
Researchers led by Mark Zylka, PhD, also found a compound that could become a new treatment for conditions such as arthritis, shingles, and back pain.