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Antibodies reverse Type 1 diabetes in new immunotherapy study
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have used injections of antibodies to rapidly reverse the onset of Type I diabetes in mice genetically bred to develop the disease. Moreover, just two injections maintained disease remission indefinitely without harming the immune system.
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Advocates join together to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer
When scientists and advocates join forces, good things can happen. Dr. Channing Der, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Pharmacology and UNC Lineberger faculty member, and Lori Matteson, a Raleigh pancreatic cancer survivor and advocate, joined over 600 other pancreatic cancer advocates and family members on a visit to Washington, DC.
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Stitzenberg appointed to term on NC advisory committee
Karyn Stitzenberg, MD, MPH, has been appointed to a four-year term on the North Carolina Advisory Committee on Cancer Coordination and Control.
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Junk-food diets spur inflammation more than saturated fats alone
A diet based on American junk food could lead to more obesity-induced inflammation than a diet high in animal fat, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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New understanding of cell metabolism provides therapeutic target
Increased fatty acid synthesis is a metabolic signature of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
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Making genomes make sense
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Sometimes, technology progresses faster than our ability to take advantage of it.
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RN: Real Nurses - Barbara Riff
Parking difficulties inspired Barbara Riff to take motorcycle lessons with her son. Now she commutes to work via motorcycle and frequently takes motorcycle trips for fun.
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New JAMA study shows stepped-care intervention results in weight loss at lower cost, UNC's Deborah Tate co-author
A customized weight loss program may cost less to implement – despite having similar results – than a traditional weight loss program, according to a study published in the June 27 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
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UNC Lineberger honors five clinical fellows
UNC Lineberger honored five clinical fellows for their research accomplishments and clinical excellence.
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Cancer Rumors: What Are They and How They May Help People Cope, Make Sense of Diagnosis
What are cancer rumors and why do people share them?
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