B Cell survival holds key to chronic graft vs. host disease
A team from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, shows in the laboratory that B cells from patients with chronic GVHD are much more active than cells from patients without the disease.
Milk thistle, taken by many people for liver disease, ineffective a...
Silymarin or “milk thistle,” a popular herbal dietary supplement that many people take for liver ailments, works no better than placebo in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection.
Coping with a Chronic Illness
Post by Sarah Bouchard - Waking up groggy from my very first colonoscopy in November 2000, all I could think about was eating some real food. A few minutes later, my doctor informed my mother and I of the news ...
Diets high in fiber won’t protect against diverticulosis
For more than 40 years, scientists and physicians have thought eating a high-fiber diet lowered a person’s risk of diverticulosis, a disease of the large intestine in which pouches develop in the colon wall.
UNC study could lead to a treatment for Angelman syndrome
An interdisciplinary team of UNC scientists say they have found a way to “awaken” the paternal allele of Ube3a, which could lead to a potential treatment strategy for AS. Their results were published online by the journal Nature.