UNC Health Care

Category: Research

UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

Some popular non-aspirin pain drugs may slow tendon healing, new st...

CHAPEL HILL -- Some popular anti-inflammatory drugs slow tendon healing in laboratory animals when taken immediately after surgery, according to research conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Orthopedics, Pain, Research, Studies

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February 14, 2008

Wide variety of physical activities may protect teens against risky...

CHAPEL HILL -- New research out of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that physically active adolescents are not only improving their health - they also are decreasing the chance that they will get into trouble.

Research, Studies

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February 14, 2008

Low-intensity therapy plus medication may provide more accessible t...

CHAPEL HILL - Low-intensity therapy offered by medical doctors, combined with either medication or specialized behavior therapy, can effectively treat alcoholism, making treatment more readily available to people who need it, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and numerous other sites nationwide.

Research, Studies, Substance Abuse, Treatment

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UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

Protein important in blood clotting may also play a role in fertility

CHAPEL HILL - A protein known to play a role in blood clotting and other cell functions is also critical for proper sperm formation in mice, according to researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

Fertility, Genetics, Research

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