"This study is important because it clearly indicates the value to mothers and their newborns of screening for and treatment of diabetes-like conditions provoked by pregnancy,” said John M. Thorp, MD, McAllister distinguished professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine and a co-author of the study.
Autism, depression, anxiety. Antipsychotic drug side effects. What are the genetic and environmental factors that underlie and contribute to these complex problems? And how do genes and environment interact to shape them?
Dr. Lisa Carey, associate professor of medicine and UNC Breast Center medical director, will deliver the December commencement address at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chancellor Holden Thorp has announced.
Businesses in and around Chapel Hill and Carrboro will help Turn the Towns Pink in October as they partner with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for a month-long promotion to raise funds for the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) at the new N.C. Cancer Hospital. The observance kicks off on Friday, October 2 at the Carolina Inn’s “Fridays on the Front Porch.”
Researchers at the UNC Kidney Center are participating in a $10.25 million multi-center study led by the University of Michigan Health System. The project, known as the NEPhrotic Syndrome STUdy NEtwork, or NEPTUNE, will focus on some of the kidney diseases that most often cause the syndrome including Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), Minimal Change Disease, and Membranous Nephropathy, all of which affect the filters in the kidney.
This weekend, Oct. 4-5, the Department of Family Medicine’s Dr. Anthony Viera joins Here's to Your Health to discuss high blood pressure. We hope you can tune in either Sunday at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360AM.
The first 300 people to sign up for a free N.C. Children's Promise official DMV license plate (benefiting the N.C. Children's Hospital) within the next ten days will receive a free medium coffee from the Terrace Cafe.
Due to the widespread outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus in the community, children aged 12 years and under will not be allowed to visit on the inpatient units of UNC Hospitals effective Oct. 5.
UNC Hospitals joins a number of hospitals in the area and across the nation in taking this action due to the fact that we are now in a pandemic and the virus is widespread in the school-age population.
We have a new valet operation located at the Manning level of the NC Cancer Hospital. This area is really convenient for our NC Cancer Hospital Patients and visitors The cost of this valet service is the same cost of our other valet service, $10.00 cash per visit.
The UNC Rehabilitation Center will be hosting the first Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week. Activities begin Monday, Nov. 16 and will culminate on Friday, Nov. 20. The goal of Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week is to help educate faculty, staff, case management, therapists and nurses regarding the resources available in UNC Health Care System, so that we better serve our spinal cord injured patients.
The Psychiatry and Pharmacy departments are forming teams to represent the Hospital in the 21st Annual Walk For Hope, which takes place on Sunday, Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. Also, the Inaugural 10K Run for Hope will begin at 8 a.m. We need your help to make this year's Walk the most successful one ever.