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Another Reason to Exercise: Burning Bone Fat – a Key to Better Bone Health


For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers show that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and the amount of bone in a matter of weeks.
18-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Journal of Infectious Diseases Features UNC HIV Researchers in Special Edition


A special issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases focuses solely on HIV eradication and is edited by the director of the UNC HIV Cure Center in Chapel Hill.
15-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Strategy Significantly Boosts Colorectal Screening for Groups with Low Rates


Researchers report in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine that providing one-on-one support and customized tools for decision-making increased screening rates for patients at two community health centers in North...
12-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Map Genetic Changes in Glioblastoma as It Progresses, Test Potential Treatment Strategy


In a pair of studies published in the journal Neuro-Oncology, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and collaborators report on the genetic evolution of glioblastoma as it progresses in severity and a potential strategy to treat...
2-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Confirms Link Between Alcohol Consumption, Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

In findings published in the journal Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers confirmed the link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk in a study in black women. The...
1-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Popular iPhone App to Study Postpartum Depression Expands to New Countries, Modules and Android Version

The UNC School of Medicine today launched the Android version of PPD ACTTM, a mobile app-based study helping to further the understanding of why some women suffer from Postpartum Depression (PPD) and others do not – critical knowledge for...
27-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Images of Health Risks Make Indoor Tanning Messages More Effective


UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers report in a new study that anti-tanning bed messages with images showing longer-term health effects, such as skin cancer or wrinkles, produced greater negative emotional reactions and higher...
24-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

De Silva Lab Awarded $3 Million Federal Contract to Develop Zika Test

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine are working to develop a test for the Zika virus that they hope will provide accurate results for a wide range of time between when an individual is potentially exposed to when he or she is tested for the...
20-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Health Care, UNC School of Medicine Launch Zika Research Experts’ Page

UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine have launched a tool for media to request interviews with experts and researchers at the forefront of the global Zika research initiative.
12-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Second Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for Ebola; UNC Expert Discusses Risks and Precautions for Healthcare Workers

15-Oct-2014 9:50 AM EDT

#UNC Experts Available for Interviews for #Autism Awareness Month


20-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss NEJM Editorial on Use of PARP Inhibitors in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

In the editorial, the UNC researchers explain the excitement about this new class of drugs and the importance of this trial. They also highlight the reasons that caution as well as enthusiasm is warranted.
3-Jan-2011 2:50 PM EST

UNC Expert Available to Discuss JAMA Study on Over-the-Counter Dosing of Children


Dr. Darren DeWalt, author of a JAMA editorial being released early online this week, is available for media interviews.
29-Nov-2010 11:45 AM EST

Expert Available to Discuss Latest AIDS Vaccine Trial

UNC expert available to discuss latest development in search for AIDS vaccine.
24-Sep-2009 12:40 PM EDT

It Takes Two (Or More)

UNC brain surgeon Anand Germanwala, M.D. and ENT surgeon Adam Zanation, M.D., collaborated to develop through-the-nose approach to repair a patient's ruptured brain aneurysm.
26-Aug-2009 9:00 AM EDT

Pneumonic Plague Expert at UNC-Chapel Hill

Pneumonic plague expert available for interview at UNC-Chapel Hill.
5-Aug-2009 5:00 PM EDT

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