The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a five-year, $6.2 million renewal grant to continue its work as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN).
This study found that children with functional abdominal pain who used audio recordings of guided imagery at home in addition to standard medical treatment were almost three times as likely to improve their pain problem, compared to children who received standard treatment alone.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Thomas M. Egan, a professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina, a $1.47 million, two-year grant for research on perfusion and ventilation of lungs outside the body before transplant. The research could lead to a significant increase in the number of lungs available for transplant.
Terrence Holt, PhD, spent a number of years teaching students about the great American writers of our time. These days, Terrence "Terry" Holt, MD, teaches families how to care for ailing parents at UNC. He recently published a collection of short stories called, "In the Valley of the Kings." He's being compared to the great writers, including Poe and Hawthorne. Dr. Holt sat down with the News Office to give insight on the crossover from literary professor to clinical professor.
The grant was awarded to Sylvia Becker-Dreps, M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor of family medicine in the UNC School of Medicine, who recently completed a National Research Service Award (NRSA) Primary Care Research Fellowship at UNC.
This weekend, Dr. Stephan Moll joins "Here's to Your Health" to discuss blood clots and blood clotting disorders. We hope you can tune in either Saturday, Oct. 17 at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360AM.
The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) has adopted a uniform format for the disclosure of financial associations of authors. To date, different journals have had different reporting requirements, which has led to inconsistencies and confusion regarding potential conflicts of interest.
UNC Health Care Employee Recreation & Wellness has teamed up with EarthShare North Carolina to offer a fun and informative Brown Bag Lunch Series this fall on a variety of topics to enhance employee health and well-being by promoting healthy lifestyles and a healthy environment.
This Lunch & Learn session will take participants through what stress is and what it does to a body, discuss the symptoms of stress, teach strategies to deal with stress and allow participants to experience some relaxation techniques.