May 2008

May 30, 2008

Mental disorders in parents linked to autism in children Drug appears to offer speedier relief from depression Too much or too little weight gain poses risks to pregnant mothers, babies Documentary on segregation to air on WUNC-TV School of Medicine … Continued

April 2008

April 30, 2008

Harmful algae taking advantage of global warming Inactive kids face six-fold risk of heart disease by teen years Pieces coming together in Parkinson’s, cholesterol puzzle Early neglect predicts aggressive behavior in children Targeted school spending directly related to student academic … Continued

February 2008

February 28, 2008

Parents support ban on secondhand smoke in public places, higher cigarette taxes First map of threats to marine ecosystems shows all the world’s oceans are affected Discovery of “overdrive” protein could broaden drug design options Vaccine for stomach flu may … Continued

January 2008

January 30, 2008

A new drug target for preventing lymphedema (posted 1-19-2008) Redefining the black middle class (posted 1-19-2008) Studying the effects of rural life on kids (posted 1-19-2008) Statewide research program to address shaken-baby prevention (posted 1-19-2008) Preschoolers benefit from mental health … Continued

March 2008

November 27, 0201

Computer simulations point to key molecular basis of cystic fibrosis Cancer risk slightly higher for women in discontinued hormone treatment trial UNC, Harvard develop inhaled TB vaccine American College of Surgeons establishes new Health Policy Institute at UNC Obesity may … Continued