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From less invasive treatments to new research on topics like ADHD and autism, learn more about the health issues that matter to you.

unequal sign between male figure and female figure

November 26, 2018

It’s a Man’s World, and It’s Taking a Toll on Women’s Health

Sex bias in research is an ongoing problem that makes it difficult to know how treatments and drugs will affect women.

Research, Women's Health

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Boy using an asthma inhaler in the park

November 13, 2017

Can Asthma Be Controlled with a Vitamin Supplement?

Research from the UNC School of Medicine indicate that a type of vitamin E known as gamma tocopherol may reduce a kind of airway inflammation common in asthma patients.

Asthma, Health, Research

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Macro view of test tubes

November 13, 2017

Is There a Connection Between Pesticides and Autism?

UNC School of Medicine researchers see changes in mouse neurons that may begin to explain how what we eat affects brain development

Autism, Research

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Brain Cell Organization

September 19, 2017

Faulty Cell Signaling Derails Cerebral Cortex Development, Could It...

UNC School of Medicine researchers pinpoint signaling problems in the progenitor cells crucial for proper neuron generation and organization.

Autism, Collaboration, News, Research

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