Giving daily antiretroviral syrup to breastfeeding infants or treating their HIV-infected mothers with highly active antiretroviral drugs is safe and effective in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission through breast milk, a study led by UNC-Chapel Hill investigators has found.
Faculty and students from UNC presented over 40 abstracts at the 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, which took place July 19-22, 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Blood Donation Center will move to the N.C Cancer Hospital and will be open for donations beginning August 31. The Blood Donation Center will be located on the third floor, next to the clinical trials area.
Beginning Aug. 24, the bus stop at the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) will be relocated eastward to the side of the pedestrian crosswalk on Mason Farm Rd., in order to provide safer access to the buses. The shelter will be moved with the stop.
UNC-Chapel Hill helps sponsor Aware for All on Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at North Carolina Central University's School of Education. AWARE for All is an educational program that is free and open to the public for the purpose of providing education to help people make informed decisions about clinical research participation.
The Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR), in which Dr. Jongbae J. Park, a faculty member of the Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, serves as a Board of Directors, invites researchers and practitioners to submit abstracts to their 2010 Conference by August 1, 2009, and register to attend