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Researchers define burden of Hepatitis in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Chapel Hill, NC - Hepatitis C virus is a curable infectious disease, but treatment remains unavailable in resource-limited settings like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC Ministry of Health asked the University of North...Show More Summary

Widespread academic corruption lets UNC sports off the hook

(Paul Mirengoff) Years ago, after it came to light that athletes at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill took bogus courses in African and Afro-American studies, I wrote; In my opinion, based on the facts I’ve seen so far, this story isn’t about football; it’s about academic corruption. Show More Summary

North Carolina is ready to start recruiting like a college basketball powerhouse again

The Tar Heels should get back to their old ways on the recruiting trail after skating past an NCAA investigation. Brandon Ingram grew up in Tar Heel country in Kinston, North Carolina about two hours away from Chapel Hill. He playedShow More Summary

History schmistory: John Grisham gets permission to remove Chapel Hill cottages

Apparently some houses don't deserve to be painted: The cottages are located on four separate lots behind the home at 704 E. Franklin St. that Grisham and his wife Renee bought last year. The four lots were purchased earlier this year, county records show. Show More Summary

Study shows antibody-biogel partnership can be stronger defense than previously thought

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Strong molecular bonds between antibodies and biological gels like mucus aren't necessary to catch pathogens as was previously thought, according to new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Show More Summary

Congrats to Notre Dame on its 5th win, guaranteeing an improvement on its 2016 record, which was 4-8

Making fun of Notre Dame’s 2016 record was the internet’s 2017 pastime, but don’t let anybody tell you this isn’t progress. Notre Dame accomplished something very important this afternoon in Chapel Hill, more important than knockingShow More Summary

Delays for melanoma surgeries linked to insurance type

CHAPEL HILL -- A retrospective review of several thousand melanoma cases in North Carolina found that Medicaid patients were more likely to experience surgical treatment delays than patients with private insurance, according to a study by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers.

Blood test for HPV may help predict risk in cancer patients

CHAPEL HILL - A blood test for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, may help researchers forecast whether patients with throat cancer linked to the sexually transmitted virus will respond to treatment, according to preliminary findings from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Program for parents improves ADHD behaviors in young children

A program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills also improves symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 3-8 year-olds, according to researchers at the at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. FPG scientists completed a rigorous review of evidence that demonstrated the effectiveness of the "Incredible Years® Basic Parent Program."

UNC, plaintiffs square off again over academic lawsuit

Attorneys for The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and athletes who played for the school argued in a state court on Friday whether a lawsuit filed against the … Click to Continue »

Beta blockers not needed after heart attack if other medications taken

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds beta blockers are not needed after a heart attack if heart-attack survivors are taking ACE inhibitors and statins. The...Show More Summary

Ackland Art Museum acquires 12 artworks from Souls Grown Deep Foundation

last monthArts : Artdaily

The Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the only university art museum selected to acquire 12 significant works of art in the first round of giving from the Atlanta, Georgia-based Souls Grown Deep Foundation, which holds the largest and foremost collection of contemporary art from the African-American South. Show More Summary

Chronic bronchitis new insights could lead to first diagnostic test and better treatments

CHAPEL HILL, NC - When a patient arrives at a doctor's office with a persistent cough and the sensation of gunk building up in the lungs, the doctor's thought process is essentially the same as it would have been decades ago. There has...Show More Summary

Vaccines save 20 million lives, $350 billion in poor countries since 2001

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Vaccination efforts made in the world's poorest countries since 2001 will have prevented 20 million deaths and saved $350 billion in health-care costs by 2020, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

UNC-Chapel Hill reaches milestone in development of Kinase Chemogenomic Set

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) The Structural Genomics Consortium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (SGC-UNC), in partnership with the DiscoverX Corporation, has reached the milestone halfway point inShow More Summary

Image of the Day: Students at UNC Refuse to Go Home Until Racist Statue Is Gone

It’s the first week of school at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill but thanks to the administration’s cowardice and inaction, students are missing classes to hold a sit-in at the Silent Sam confederate monument. Although North Carolina’s Governor said UNC can take “immediate measures” to remove the monument, administrators refuse to take it down. Instead, in […]

Rapid Diagnostic Test Helps Distinguish between Severe and Uncomplicated Malaria in Africa

Working at a health center in rural Uganda, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrated for the first time the potential of using a low-cost, routinely available rapid diagnostic test to distinguish between severe and uncomplicated malaria in children.

Rapid diagnostic test helps distinguish between severe and uncomplicated malaria in Africa

(University of North Carolina Health Care) Working at a health center in rural Uganda, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrated for the first time the potential of using a low-cost, routinely available rapid diagnostic test to distinguish between severe and uncomplicated malaria in children.

Woman Allegedly Stabbed Husband & 5-Year-Old Boy On UNC Campus

Absolutely devastating… On Sunday, Ebony Oluwasegva allegedly injured husband Victor Oluwasegva and killed a five-year-old boy with a knife at a graduate student complex on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus. Related: Alleged Cannibal Austin Harrouff Will NOT Be Facing The Death Penalty According to the 911 call obtained by PEOPLE, Victor — a grad [...]

‘Tear it down’: Protesters gather at Silent Sam statue on UNC campus

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Hundreds of people gathered at the Silent Sam statue at UNC-Chapel Hill on Tuesday evening to demand removal of the Confederate monument. The crowd chanted “Tear it down!” and at one point marched along Franklin Street to UNC President Margaret Spellings’...

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