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Biofeedback more effective than EGS and massage for chronic rectal pain
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 — Biofeedback is more effective than two other treatments for a type of chronic rectal pain called levator ani syndrome, according to a study published in the journal Gastroenterology. UNC's William E. Whitehead, Ph.D., is a co-author of the study.
Located in News / 2010 / March
Biomarker test shows promise for melanoma diagnosis
Mon, Jan 24, 2011 — A new study shows that a test of biomarkers for DNA methylation is technically feasible and could aid in earlier, more precise diagnosis of melanoma.
Located in News / 2011 / January
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
Bone health for men
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 — As men and women age into their 60s, 70s, AND 80s, their bodies gradually lose bone. This decrease in bone density puts both at risk for wrist, spine and hip fractures. While there are current bone density screening guidelines for women, guidelines do not exist for men. University of North Carolina School of Medicine bone researchers are working to change that.
Located in News / 2010 / May
Boucher to receive award from American Thoracic Society
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 — Richard Boucher, M.D., from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been selected to receive the American Thoracic Society’s 2009 Distinguished Achievement Award.
Located in News / 2009 / February
Boysen addresses critical keys to patient safety
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 — Can patient safety be taught successfully? The answer is an optimistic yes, but it requires a fundamental culture change across all phases of medical education, according to Dr. Philip Boysen, executive associate dean of graduate medical education and professor of anesthesiology.
Located in News / 2010 / September
Brain changes associated with Fragile X take place before age two
Monday, May 3, 2010 — These results, from the first longitudinal brain imaging studies of children with Fragile X Syndrome, were published online in this week’s early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Located in News / 2010 / May
Brain enlargement in autism due to brain changes occurring before age 2
Mon, May 2, 2011 — A study by UNC researchers finds that children with autism who had enlarged brains at age 2 continued to have enlarged brains at ages 4 and 5. However, this increased brain growth did not continue beyond age 2.
Located in News / 2011 / May
Brain signs of schizophrenia found in babies
Monday, June 21, 2010 — UNC researchers are the first to identify brain abnormalities in children at high risk for schizophrenia shortly after birth. The finding could lead to earlier detection of schizophrenia and enable better prevention and treatment.
Located in News / 2010 / June
Breakthrough uses light to manipulate cell movement
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 — New technique expected to enhance understanding of how cancer spreads.
Located in News / 2009 / August