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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

Sunday News: From the Editorial pages

2 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

LEGISLATURE NEEDS TO END GOVERNING BY WHIM, DECREE AND AMBUSH: Unfortunately the autocratic behavior of legislative leaders is now reflected by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors – who are appointed by the legislature – in its latest effort to tell UNC President Margaret Spellings how to organize her office. Show More Summary

Ackland Art Museum acquires 12 artworks from Souls Grown Deep Foundation

5 days agoArts : 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

The chair that makes you live longer

5 days agoArts : Yanko Design

The chair that makes you live longer Hugging for even 20 seconds a day can make you live longer, say the researchers at the University of North Carolina. It absolutely makes sense. Hugging...

Students are threatening to sue the University of North Carolina over its Confederate statue

A student law group at the University of North Carolina is threatening to sue school officials if they don't take down a controversial Confederate statue. The statue, known as Silent Sam, stands prominently on the campus's main quad,...Show More Summary

University Of North Carolina Law School's Civil Rights Center Closes Following Board Of Governors Vote

Following up on my previous posts (links below): Legal Times, Civil Rights Center at UNC Law School Shut Down: University leaders on Friday voted to strip the Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina School of Law of its ability to litigate cases. The move caps a...

See Also: Who Needs Justice Anyway?

North Carolina Takes A Step Backwards: In a move targeting the UNC Center for Civil Rights (which litigates, well, used to litigate on behalf of low-income minorities), the University of North Carolina Board of Governors voted to ban litigation by its law centers. Apparently saying you support civil rights is unbecoming a North Carolinian. Should […]

Savings Less Than Expected for Generic Oral Chemotherapy

Cost savings fell below expectations for generic versions of an orally administered cancer treatment in an analysis by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers. The findings raise questions about the extent to which generic drugs can help control care costs for cancer treatments.

UNC board members' letter, resolutions expose division

Division within the University of North Carolina's governing board was exposed after disclosure of a letter signed by a majority of board members criticizing system leadership, along with the approval … Click to Continue »

Antibody-biogel partnership can be stronger defense than previously thought, study proves

(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

Man arrested for murder of UNC professor girlfriend

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a University of North Carolina professor.

LGBTQ groups criticize Trump’s Justice Department pick

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

When the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice sued the University of North Carolina for alleged discrimination against transgender people, Eric Dreiband stepped up to defend the university. On Wednesday, more than a year after the department announced that lawsuit, Dreiband will...

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 says no to speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer

The University of North Carolina has rejected a request by white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus. Spencer is a leader of the white nationalist movement and attended demonstrations … Click to Continue »

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 [...]

The science of fluoride flipping

(University of North Carolina Health Care) So much of what happens inside cells to preserve health or cause disease is so small or time-sensitive that researchers are just now getting glimpses of the complexities unfolding in us every minute of the day. Show More Summary

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