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Smoke-free outdoor spaces on college campuses are widespread across North Carolina
Fri, June 10, 2011 — State program successful in promoting smoke-free policy adoption that protects young adults from secondhand smoke. Outdoor college smoking prevention policies are now in effect at 88 percent of North Carolina’s colleges and universities.
Located in News / 2011 / June
UNC women’s gymnastics shares the love with Get REAL & HEEL on Valentines Day
Monday, January 25, 2010 — The University of North Carolina women’s gymnastics team will hold its annual Blue & Pink meet on February 14 at newly-renovated Carmichael Auditorium. The Tar Heels will take on the University of Maryland in a special meet that includes a cancer awareness health fair, benefiting the Get REAL & HEEL program.
Located in News / 2010 / January
N.C. Children's Hospital's chief physician to appear on NBC 17's live medical call-in show, Rex On Call
Thursday, July 11, 2009 — Dr. Alan Stiles, chief physician at N.C. Children’s Hospital and chair of pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine, will be the featured guest on the Triangle-based, live medical television program, Rex On Call with Melody Hunter-Pillion. Dr. Stiles will discuss the state of pediatric care in North Carolina and take questions from viewers about pediatric health issues. The program will air Saturday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m. on NBC 17.
Located in News / 2009 / June
Largest studies of robotic-assisted surgery for gynecologic procedures find fewer complications
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 — Doctors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown in the largest groups of patients to date that robotically-assisted surgery provides superior short-term outcomes for two gynecologic procedures.
Located in News / 2008 / November
UNC awarded NIH grant as part of nationwide effort to seek, test, and treat inmates with HIV
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 — The five-year grants, announced September 23, will be awarded primarily by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), with additional support from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), all components of NIH.
Located in News / 2010 / September
Clinical Research Awareness & Health Fair
Come participate at this FREE event! Learn about benefits of clinical research- Have your questions answered- Enjoy a FREE lunch on us- And learn more about nutrition, exercise and mental health at the Community-based Health Fair. Don't forget to register!
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Blood vessels contribute to their own growth and oxygen delivery to tissues and tumors
Monday, September 14, 2009 — The findings, published in the Sept. 15 issue of the journal Developmental Cell, could give important insights into the formation of the vasculature needed to feed new tumors.
Located in News / 2009 / September
UNC team discovers mechanistic link between genetic variation and risk of atherosclerotic disease
Thursday, December 2, 2010 — Previous genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have shown that common genetic variants located near these genes are associated with diseases of aging such as cancer, heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes and frailty. Yet how these variants contribute to the risk of these ailments was not known.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Just in time for Valentine’s Day: UNC researchers identify a gene critical for heart function
Fri, Feb 4, 2011 — It's a gene called DOT1L, and if you don’t have enough of the DOT1L enzyme, you could be at risk for some types of heart disease. These findings by UNC researchers appear in the journal Genes and Development.
Located in News / 2011 / February
Duke, UNC study: Light is accurate way to identify pre-cancerous cells in esophagus
Tue, Jan 4, 2011 — A device developed by biomedical engineers at Duke University and successfully tested on patients during a clinical trial led by UNC-Chapel Hill holds the promise of being a less invasive method for testing patients suspected of having Barrett’s esophagus.
Located in News / 2011 / January