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.
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.
Recent news includes: New paradigms in Ras research; Andrew Hemmert receives 2010 GEAB Impact Award; Looking at DNA through the Electron Microscope: the Work of Jack Griffith; and DNA Repair Mechanisms: the Work of Aziz Sancar.
This weekend, Dr. Philip Alcabes, joins Department of Family Medicine's radio show, Here's to Your Health, to discuss his book, "Dread: How Fear and Fantasy Have Fueled Epidemics." We hope 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. to WCHL 1360 AM.
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