Women's Health

The latest women's health news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

N.E.D. Comes to the Triangle

N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease) is a band comprised of six Gynecologic Oncologists, including UNC's own John Soper and John Boggess. The band released an EP in September, and they have two upcoming shows in the Triangle.

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VIDEO: 5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Heart Health

Nearly 500,000 women in the U.S. die from heart disease each year. It is the number one killer of all women. However, women who have heart attacks tend not to seek help from doctors as quickly as men do. Women often wait an hour longer than men to seek help, and that hour can sometimes be too late.

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VIDEO: 5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Heart Health

Nearly 500,000 women in the U.S. die from heart disease each year. It is the number one killer of all women. However, women who have heart attacks tend not to seek help from doctors as quickly as men do. Women often wait an hour longer than men to seek help, and that hour can sometimes be too late.

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Center for Women's Health Research at UNC - Winter Newsletter

In this issue: Profile of Dr. Carol Lorenz, Spotlight on Research: Time to Conceive, Submission process for clinical trial research study and New research at Center for Women's Health Research.

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Center for Women's Health Research at UNC - Winter Newsletter

In this issue: Profile of Dr. Carol Lorenz, Spotlight on Research: Time to Conceive, Submission process for clinical trial research study and New research at Center for Women's Health Research.

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Funds Available in the UNC Lymphedema Program

Thanks to the generosity of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, eligible breast cancer patients who develop lymphedema may apply for funds awarded to the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation to provide them with compression garments and wraps critical to their therapeutic intervention.

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Funds Available in the UNC Lymphedema Program

Thanks to the generosity of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, eligible breast cancer patients who develop lymphedema may apply for funds awarded to the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation to provide them with compression garments and wraps critical to their therapeutic intervention.

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UNC maternal-fetal medicine leads team in EXIT delivery

A baby was delivered at UNC Hospitals on Thursday, Nov. 12, via an EXIT (ex utero intrapartum fetal treatment) procedure. A rare occurrence anywhere, it was the third EXIT procedure performed at UNC Hospitals since 2003.

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UNC maternal-fetal medicine leads team in EXIT delivery

A baby was delivered at UNC Hospitals on Thursday, Nov. 12, via an EXIT (ex utero intrapartum fetal treatment) procedure. A rare occurrence anywhere, it was the third EXIT procedure performed at UNC Hospitals since 2003.

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Viagra for women? Drug developed as antidepressant effective in treating low libido

Pooled results from three separate clinical trials of flibanserin, a drug originally created as an antidepressant, show it is effective in treating women with acquired hypoactive sexual desire disorder. These trials were the first ever to test a therapy that works at the level of the brain to enhance libido in women reporting low sexual desire.

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Viagra for women? Drug developed as antidepressant effective in treating low libido

Pooled results from three separate clinical trials of flibanserin, a drug originally created as an antidepressant, show it is effective in treating women with acquired hypoactive sexual desire disorder. These trials were the first ever to test a therapy that works at the level of the brain to enhance libido in women reporting low sexual desire.

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation funds four at UNC Lineberger

Four faculty members from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have been awarded yearlong grants from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation funds four at UNC Lineberger

Four faculty members from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have been awarded yearlong grants from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

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Susan Killenberg joins "Here's to Your Health"

Dr. Susan Killenberg joins "Here's to Your Health" to discuss depression and anxiety in pregnancy and postpartum. You can tune in Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360 AM.

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Susan Killenberg joins "Here's to Your Health"

Dr. Susan Killenberg joins "Here's to Your Health" to discuss depression and anxiety in pregnancy and postpartum. You can tune in Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360 AM.

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VIDEO: M.S. Society Benefit Friday, Oct. 30

Roll the dice and celebrate Halloween in black tie while raising money for the Physical Therapy MS Scholarship Fund at UNC Chapel Hill. The Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has teamed up with the UNC-Chapel Hill Division of Physical Therapy to establish the Physical Therapy MS Curriculum and Scholarship Fund.

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VIDEO: M.S. Society Benefit Friday, Oct. 30

Roll the dice and celebrate Halloween in black tie while raising money for the Physical Therapy MS Scholarship Fund at UNC Chapel Hill. The Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has teamed up with the UNC-Chapel Hill Division of Physical Therapy to establish the Physical Therapy MS Curriculum and Scholarship Fund.

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UNC Division of Midwifery celebrates 10 years of service at UNC Hospitals

The UNC Division of Midwifery is celebrating ten years of service at UNC Hospitals this week. Since its initiation in 1999, when the service began with only one nurse-midwife who assisted in 78 births, it has grown close to 750 percent. Last year, the service assisted in 583 deliveries.

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