February 2010

February 28, 2010

Coral loss slowed, reversed by marine protected areas Drug for advanced kidney cancer shrinks tumors prior to surgery

January 2010

January 30, 2010

A single atom controls motility required for bacterial infection Wives of deployed soldiers suffer more depression, sleep disorders PrEP treatment prevented HIV transmission in humanized mice Scientists map out regulatory regions of genome, hot spots for diabetes genes

December 2009

December 30, 2009

Losers and winners of CO2-induced ocean acidification Nearly one-third of human genome involved in gingivitis Carolina, Duke faculty bring $287 million in stimulus research funding to North Carolina Preschoolers in child care centers not active enough

November 2009

November 30, 2009

New uses, unexpected side effects of already-existing drugs Causes of runner’s knee

October 2009

October 30, 2009

UNC Program on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes 2010 Pilot Award Program More information Deer crashes continue to rise in North Carolina Study pinpoints gene controlling number of brain cells Prenatal exposure to BPA might explain aggressive behavior in some … Continued

September 2009

September 30, 2009

Doctor-patient communication, race, and blood pressure Gene variant heightens risk of severe liver disease in cystic fibrosis Lose weight while listening to your MP3 player Blood vessels contribute to their own growth and oxygen delivery Color-coded chart improves parents’ understanding … Continued

August 2009

August 30, 2009

Exercise for leukemia patients Old rocks breathe fresh air into the debate over animals’ early evolution Decoding the structure of an HIV genome Breastfeeding reduces risk of breast cancer in some women New target for stopping colon cancer Ocean warming … Continued

July 2009

July 30, 2009

Combination of common genetic variations can lead to schizophrenia Air quality modeling contract Water and sanitation project in Southeast Asia Latino teens happier, healthier if families embrace biculturalism Gene found to influence waist circumference, obesity Test detects molecular marker of … Continued

June 2009

June 30, 2009

Combination of common genetic variations can lead to schizophrenia Air quality modeling contract Water and sanitation project in Southeast Asia Latino teens happier, healthier if families embrace biculturalism Gene found to influence waist circumference, obesity Test detects molecular marker of … Continued

May 2009

May 30, 2009

Scientists identify growth factor as possible cancer drug target Radiofrequency ablation to treat Barrett’s esophagus Scientific data repository gets $2.18 million boost New approach promises greater success for predicting drug safety Study finds toddlers with autism more likely to have … Continued