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Abused children more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
Monday, March 8, 2010 — Children who have been abused psychologically, physically or sexually are more likely to suffer unexplained abdominal pain and nausea or vomiting than children who have not been abused, a study led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.
Located in News / 2010 / March
UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 — UNC's Dr. Adaora A. Adimora and her fellow researchers examine factors responsible for the stark racial disparities in HIV infection in the U.S. and the now concentrated epidemic among African Americans.
Located in News / 2009 / October
CTRC Educational Session: Accessing Pediatric Portacath
Join Lynne Farber, MSN, RN, CPNP for this presentation. The learning objectives are to review standards of practice and demonstrate proper technique for accessing pediatric portacath.
Located in Events
Unearthing King Tet: Key protein influences stem cell fate
Sunday, July 18, 2010 — UNC researchers reveal how a protein called Tet1 helps stem cells keep their “stemness” in a paper published in Nature.
Located in News / 2010 / July
UNC project takes on heart disease in heart of U.S. ‘stroke belt’
Monday, May 3, 2010 — A new $10 million grant will help researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and East Carolina University collaborate with health-care practitioners and community leaders in Lenoir County to tackle heart disease, the county’s leading cause of death.
Located in News / 2010 / May
UNC Lineberger Board of Visitors Elects Chair, Vice-Chair
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 — Betty Ray McCain of Wilson, N.C. and Gordon Grubb of Raleigh, N.C. have been elected chair and vice-chair of the Board of Visitors of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Center is part of the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Located in News / 2009 / May
N.C. Children’s Hospital part of $12-million grant to create first-of-its-kind disease registry for inflammatory bowel disease
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 — This extraordinary collaboration will make available electronic medical record data about symptoms, treatments and outcomes for patients at multiple locations throughout the United States. It will allow doctors and researchers to assess which treatment strategies are having the greatest positive impacts on patients.
Located in News / 2010 / October
Chronic low back pain on the rise: UNC study finds 'alarming increase' in prevalence
Monday, February 9, 2009 — The proportion of people suffering from long term, impairing low back pain has more than doubled in North Carolina since the early 1990s, according to a new study.
Located in News / 2009 / February
UNC study pinpoints causes of ‘runner’s knee’
Monday, November 23, 2009 — From professional athletes to weekend warriors, the condition known as “runner’s knee” is a painful and potentially debilitating injury suffered by millions of people – although until now, it has been unclear just what causes it.
Located in News / 2009 / November
UNC wins $8.6 million NIH award to establish a Center of Excellence to study underlying causes of psychiatric disorders
Monday, September 28, 2009 — Autism, depression, anxiety. Antipsychotic drug side effects. What are the genetic and environmental factors that underlie and contribute to these complex problems? And how do genes and environment interact to shape them?
Located in News / 2009 / September