Women's Health

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

Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers

A study led by a researcher from the UNC School of Medicine has found that screening mammograms in women under age 40 result in high rates of callbacks and additional imaging tests but low rates of cancer detection.

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Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers

A study led by a researcher from the UNC School of Medicine has found that screening mammograms in women under age 40 result in high rates of callbacks and additional imaging tests but low rates of cancer detection.

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VIDEO - Wishing moms a happy Mother's Day

UNC Health Care would like to wish all mothers a happy Mother's Day. May your day be filled with joy and may you be surrounded by all that you love and all who love you.

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VIDEO - Wishing moms a happy Mother's Day

UNC Health Care would like to wish all mothers a happy Mother's Day. May your day be filled with joy and may you be surrounded by all that you love and all who love you.

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Deadline to register for Komen Race approaching

The deadline to join UNC Health Care's team for the Komen Race for the Cure is Friday, May 14.

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Deadline to register for Komen Race approaching

The deadline to join UNC Health Care's team for the Komen Race for the Cure is Friday, May 14.

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A dedication to teaching, learning

A dedication to teaching, learning

Recently, the UNC School of Medicine was recognized as one of the nation’s ten best schools for Women’s Health by the U.S. News and World Report. It was the first time the school, which tied for tenth in the specialty, has been recognized for Women’s Health.

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A dedication to teaching, learning

A dedication to teaching, learning

Recently, the UNC School of Medicine was recognized as one of the nation’s ten best schools for Women’s Health by the U.S. News and World Report. It was the first time the school, which tied for tenth in the specialty, has been recognized for Women’s Health.

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Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes reduces serious birthing problems

Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes reduces serious birthing problems

Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes resulted in fewer cesarean sections and other serious birthing problems associated with larger than average babies, according to a study conducted in part at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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

In this issue: Dr. Wanda Nicholson welcomed to the Center for Women's Health Research (CWHR), AT&T supports CWHR with donation, Spotlight on Research: PPIUD Study, New research submissions at CWHR and Upcoming annual campaign for Mother's Day.

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

In this issue: Dr. Wanda Nicholson welcomed to the Center for Women's Health Research (CWHR), AT&T supports CWHR with donation, Spotlight on Research: PPIUD Study, New research submissions at CWHR and Upcoming annual campaign for Mother's Day.

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Depression affects how women with PMDD respond to stress, pain

These findings give physicians more reason to search for a more specific diagnosis and could possibly lead to more precise treatments, said UNC's Susan Girdler, Ph.D.

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Depression affects how women with PMDD respond to stress, pain

These findings give physicians more reason to search for a more specific diagnosis and could possibly lead to more precise treatments, said UNC's Susan Girdler, Ph.D.

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UNC Family Medicine Center (FMC) presents: Free Parenting Series

FMC knows that being a parent is the biggest job in the world! Where is that reliable “guarantee” and “owner's manual” for how to be a parent? Join us, offer your ideas, and share your concerns. Learn tips and techniques for being the good mom and dad you want to be.

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UNC Family Medicine Center (FMC) presents: Free Parenting Series

FMC knows that being a parent is the biggest job in the world! Where is that reliable “guarantee” and “owner's manual” for how to be a parent? Join us, offer your ideas, and share your concerns. Learn tips and techniques for being the good mom and dad you want to be.

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NC TraCS Lunch and Learn: How researchers and clinicians are collaborating at UNC to address unmet needs in breast cancer care

Dr. Perou and Dr. Carey will talk about their ongoing collaboration at UNC to improve the molecular characterization of breast cancer subtypes with the goal of optimizing treatment options for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Sponsored by the Graduate Training Program in Translational Medicine.

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NC TraCS Lunch and Learn: How researchers and clinicians are collaborating at UNC to address unmet needs in breast cancer care

Dr. Perou and Dr. Carey will talk about their ongoing collaboration at UNC to improve the molecular characterization of breast cancer subtypes with the goal of optimizing treatment options for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Sponsored by the Graduate Training Program in Translational Medicine.

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VIDEO: Training birth attendants in developing countries increases babies’ survival

The study was conducted in six countries. Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine took part in the study in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in partnership with the Kinshasa School of Public Health.

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VIDEO: Training birth attendants in developing countries increases babies’ survival

The study was conducted in six countries. Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine took part in the study in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in partnership with the Kinshasa School of Public Health.

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