Large Aggregates of ALS-causing Protein Might Actually Help Brain Cells
UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Nikolay Dokholyan add to evidence that small aggregates of SOD1 protein are the brain-cell killing culprits in ALS, but the formation...
1 day ago - UNC Healthcare
BPA, found in plastic water bottles, linked to abnormal brain development in fetuses. Mothers BEWARE
For some time now, mothers have been made aware of the dangers of Bisphenol A , a chemical used in many types of containers, including baby bottles. BPA is used to harden...
3 days ago - Natural News
Why My Grandmother Carried a Plastic Brain in Her Purse
I remember the bag from my childhood. Transparent and oblong, just large enough to fit a handful of papers, a few essentials, and a plastic brain. My 93-year-old grandmother...
8 days ago - The Atlantic
Fragile X Imaging Study Reveals Differences in Infant Brains
UNC School of Medicine researchers used MRIs and computer models to show that babies who develop the neurodevelopmental condition fragile X syndrome have less white matter...
15 days ago - UNC Healthcare - 3 articles
A talk by Joe Piven on autism and brain imaging
The director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities will give a talk titled "Imaging Infant Brain Development in Autism" April 10.
15 days ago - UNC Healthcare
Energy-absorbing plastic frame developed to protect troops from blasts that harm the brain
A joint study by two major Maryland universities have created a new shock absorbing device to protect the people inside military vehicles from traumatic brain injuries during a...
29 days ago - Natural News
Concussion: 5 Things you need to know
If you take a hard hit to the head or body, take it seriously. A hard hit, even with a helmet on, can cause your brain to quickly shake inside your skull. Think about soft...
1 month ago - Northern Westchester
Researchers identify molecular target for brain cancer, develop immunotherapy approach to attack it
A team led by UNC Lineberger's Gianpietro Dotti, MD, has engineered immune cells to hunt glioblastoma, the most lethal primary brain tumor.
1 month ago - UNC Healthcare - 2 articles
UNC to Host Brain Stimulation Conference
Spearheaded by Flavio Frohlich, PhD, the conference will gather the top minds in the field of neurostimulation this May in Chapel Hill. Registration is now open.
1 month ago - UNC Healthcare
New Study Demonstrates How Plastic Brain Function is in Infants
Babies' brains function differently after experiencing perinatal stroke, reported new study.
2 monthes ago - Medindia Health
The headlines of Master Doctor
This Towel Is the Lazy Woman's Solution to Makeup Removal
When I first heard about the Makeup Eraser -a towel that promises to remove the heaviest of eye makeup with just water-I was a bit skeptical. It looks like a regular towel, and...
Strahl earns MIRA award from NIH
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded Brian Strahl, PhD, $1.9 million over five years to continue investigating the detailed mechanisms of gene expression...
Berg quoted in NY Times, WRAL Tech Wire on genetic screening
As genetic testing increases in popularity, experts question the usefulness of screening disease risks for the general public until further research establishes best practices.
“White Coats Black Doctors” builds legacy, plans for the future
On April 9, Celeste Brown, one of the co-founders of the White Coats Black Doctors Foundation was honored with a Public Service Award from the University of North Carolina. On...
Mental Health Evaluation for Gender Confirmation Surgery
The requests for medically necessary surgical interventions for transgender individuals have steadily increased over the past several years. So too has the recognition of the...
Dr. Sinha in the News
These days, it seems like everyone is hoping to become a trending topic. With the constant pace of news and updates, however, it can be challenging to get noticed and stand out...
After the Storms
It's been six months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Jennifer Sutherland Kelly, PharmD, a pharmacist in the emergency department at UNC Hospitals, arrived on the...
UNC helicopter now based at Nash UNC Health Care
This air ambulance is used for critically ill and trauma-related emergency flights.
Sofitel Golfe d'Ajaccio, Thalassa sea & spa
Un paradis posé sur l'eau. Au bout de la presqu'île de Porticcio, la mer et dans un cet écrin naturel un hôtel 5*, point...
La prise en charge des volumes du visage par les acides hyaluroniques
Par le Docteur Eric Essayagh Nous agissons à présent dans l'objectif de « retendre » davantage le visage que de le gonfler. Le défi qui...