CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Sept. 17, 2018 – In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and continued challenging conditions across much of the state, UNC Health Care has extended its offer of free access to its virtual care service, UNC Urgent Care 24/7....
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Researchers examined the costs associated with screening for prostate cancer, including treatment, for three years after diagnosis. They estimated that for men diagnosed in each of 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007, the total cost for treating and...
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Hurricane Florence victims in North Carolina can access medical care around-the-clock
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Researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have made important discoveries that could lead to better treatment for a rare blood cancer in children that has...
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The NIH has awarded the UNC HIV Cure Center and Cell Microsystems a Small Business Innovation and Research contract to develop an automated platform to quantify the latent HIV reservoir, a key step in finding a cure for the virus.
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Newly Published Results Show Investigational Treatment Brexanolone Consistently Reduced Depressive Symptoms Across Three Postpartum Depression Trials, Supporting Submission for FDA Approval
UNC researchers say the results from the multi-site phase 2 and 3 trials of brexanolone injection are not only promising, but could change the way postpartum depression is treated.
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UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers showed they could shrink tumors in laboratory models of medulloblastoma. The study, published in PLOS ONE, is a necessary step toward developing clinical trials that would see if the approach...
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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that crowdsourced campaigns can motivated men at-risk of HIV infection in China to get tested.
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center experts are available to provide expert commentary and feedback on research presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2018.
13-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Dr. Thomas Egan of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine says that a recent change in donor lung allocation policy was long overdue. However, because the change happened over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in response to litigation,...
16-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
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
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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.
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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
UNC expert available to discuss latest development in search for AIDS vaccine.
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