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UNC researchers present study about family history and postpartum mental health at national APA Conference
Anna Bauer, PhD, and Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, were chosen by the APA to present findings from their recently published study about a new mother’s risk of postpartum psychiatric conditions when she has an immediate family member with a psychiatric disorder.
Located in News / 2018 / May
UNC Researcher Helps Find Solutions for Childcare Conundrum at Academic Conferences
Paola Giusti-Rodriguez, PhD, is one of 40 scientists that contributed to a paper outlining the difficulties parents encounter when attending conferences. They offer solutions that could quickly improve attendance and involvement of mothers at these events.
Located in News / 2018 / March
National Clinical Trial Finds Certain Treatments for Blood Clots Not Effective
Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine and member of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, co-authored the results of a large-scale multicenter clinical trial focusing on catheter-directed thrombolysis and its effects.
Located in News / 2017 / December
Researchers expand the known clinical spectrum of Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
A new study led by third-year medical student Christopher Bennett is the first to describe the development of massive hemoptysis in patients with Loeys-Dietz syndrome. The finding has immediate and broad clinical implications that will be useful for both patients and providers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Dec. 3
Training can ease pill swallowing problems even in young children
Children’s difficulty in swallowing pills is commonplace and can be a barrier to the child receiving optimal medical care. A recent review of published studies on this problem indicates that interventions, even in children as young as 2 years old, can yield positive results.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Children with severe obesity may be at higher risk for heart disease and diabetes
A new study led by researchers in the UNC Department of Pediatrics identifies a direct correlation between more severe forms of obesity in children and elevations in related risk factors for developing heart disease and diabetes—particularly in boys. The study was published in the October 2015 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Sexually assaulted adolescents often receive suboptimal emergency care
A new study reveals vast disparities in the treatment of adolescent sexual assault victims by emergency departments across the country, with many victims leaving the ER without recommended tests and preventive treatments. The findings of the study, led by UNC Children’s Dr. Samantha Schilling, were published in the Nov. 2 edition of the journal Pediatrics.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
UNC Department of Radiology Quarterly Notes: Highlights & Honors
Take a look at some of our highlights and honors for October - December 2013.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 9
Presentations and Publications - November 2013
Located in News / News Archives / 2013
Setting the stage for a new paradigm in treatment of heart failure
New evidence shows the root of heart failure lies in misfolded proteins in the heart’s cells, according to UNC researchers. The finding may pave the way for dramatically new treatment approaches.
Located in News / 2013 / January