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Carolina Research News

A child holding peanuts in their hands

Novel peanut allergy treatment shown to be safe, effective, and lasting

A four-year clinical trial led by the School of Medicine’s Edwin Kim has found that an increased dosage of a unique type of peanut allergy immunotherapy continues to show promise for children.

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Adverse birth outcomes worse for foreign-born Latina mothers during Trump administration

A Carolina Population Center study examined birth records compiled from the National Center for Health Statistics of Latina women over a six-year period.

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Examining the changing prevalence of drug resistance to malaria in the Congo

Ruthly François is working with Jonathan Parr to understand drug resistance to malaria in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of four African countries that account for half malaria deaths worldwide.

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Rooted: María DeGuzmán

María DeGuzmán is the founding director of the UNC Latina/o Studies Program. She has been contributing to research at Carolina for 24 years.

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UNC School of Social Work becomes new home for CEAL@UNC

With the number of Americans residing in assisted living communities nearing 1 million and growing, CEAL@UNC’s work will be vital for ensuring that older adults nationwide have access to quality and supportive care that enables them to age with dignity and respect.

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Winston Center tackles crisis of teens and screens

With groundbreaking research linking social media habits to brain changes, the center also provides career training and public awareness.

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An unexpected path to reducing child abuse and neglect investigations nationwide

A team of Injury Prevention Research Center researchers found that increased eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has been found to reduce the number of child protective services investigations of suspected child abuse and neglect nationwide.

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New look at wildfire data shifts focus to helping poor communities

Fires in California’s richer locales get the most attention, but other areas burn more often and need more help, a Carolina Population Center researcher says.

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New path to efficient solar energy found by Carolina chemists

Carolina researchers James Cahoon and Taylor Teitsworth show how silicon nanowires that can convert light into electricity were engineered to split water into hydrogen and oxygen in a paper published in Nature.