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Lamberth and Shirley Mitchell: Losing Teeth, but Keeping Spirit and Faith
A 65-year-old Person County man is successfully treated for a rare head and neck cancer, but the treatment side effects damaged his teeth and gums. He may have lost his pearly whites, but not his spirit or his faith.
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UNC medical student presents breast cancer risk calculator at ASCO 2013
Jahan Mohiuddin developed a tool to determine a patient’s risk of breast cancer relapse.
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Human cells respond in healthy, unhealthy ways to different kinds of happiness
Human bodies recognize at the molecular level that not all happiness is created equal, responding in ways that can help or hinder physical health, according to new research led by Barbara L. Fredrickson, Kenan Distinguished Professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Dohlman lab identifies cellular distress signal
Like a toddler in need of a nap or a snack, the cells of our bodies can turn a bit sour under conditions of stress or nutrient deprivation. The pH levels inside these cells – starved, perhaps by a heart attack or other injury – have been known to drop dramatically in a cry for help.
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real doctors, real people - Oliver Smithies
Dr. Oliver Smithies won the Nobel Prize for his research in gene modification. What you may not know is that since he was a child, he's been enthralled with flying.
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Family House Diaries: Bill Clanton - When He Speaks, Pay Attention
An 82-year-old resident of Aurora, N.C., is referred to UNC Hospitals for treatment of a nasal cavity cancer in the post of tissue between his nostrils. A multidisciplinary treatment decision, the support of his family and a stay at SECU Family House see him through.
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UNC Health Care to host live Facebook chat on newborn genome mapping
Dr. Cynthia Powell of N.C. Children's Hospital and Dr. Jonathan Berg of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will answer your questions in a live Facebook chat at noon (12 p.m.) Eastern time on Thursday, Sept. 26.
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Single Fathers Due to Cancer Google+ hangout set for Nov. 1
Join UNC Health Care at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time on Friday, Nov. 1, for a discussion of how fathers cope with the loss of their wife or partner, meet the demands of sole parenthood, and manage their children's grief.
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From hospice volunteer to cancer doctor
Five questions for Ronald Chen, a James Woods Young Faculty Award recipient dedicated to bettering treatment for cancer patients.
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The Gene Team
UNC clinical geneticists Jonathan Berg and James Evans spearhead an ambitious project to catalog all genetic variations implicated in disease.
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