UNC Health Talk

Category: Innovation

UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

UNC Hospitals offers innovative new treatment for Barrett’s e...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The University of North Carolina Hospitals is one of a limited number of medical centers nationwide to offer photodynamic therapy to treat Barrett's esophagus, a condition that can lead to cancer.

Innovation, Treatment

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UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

UNC Health Care expands treatment options with CyberKnife robotic r...

CHAPEL HILL - Last week UNC Health Care began treating patients with the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system, a groundbreaking medical device that is designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy.

Cancer, Devices, Innovation

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Newborn baby.

February 14, 2008

Doctors at UNC Hospitals perform rare, complex surgery to save life...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Physicians at UNC Hospitals on Monday performed a rare, complex operation on an infant whose head and shoulders were delivered by Caesarean section while the rest of the baby stayed inside the mother’s womb.

Innovation, Pain, UNC Stories

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UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

UNC Hospitals is first in North Carolina to offer ‘blood washing’ t...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Gary Simpson tried just about everything to lower his extremely high cholesterol levels, but nothing seemed to work.

Hematology, Innovation

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UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

UNC scientists discover molecular pathway leading to nerve growth, ...

CHAPEL HILL -- Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered key steps involved in regulating nerve growth and regeneration that may have implications for spinal cord research.

Innovation, Neurology

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