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2009-11-10 18:25:18

Living with pain is stressful, but a surprisingly short investment of time in mental training can help you cope.

2009-11-04 09:27:32

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco have developed and experimentally tested a technique to predict new target diseases for existing drugs.

2009-10-27 10:44:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since its launch in 2001, North Carolina's college access web portal CFNC.org has continually grown its user base while at the same time streamlining the college application process for students and counselors.

2009-10-17 09:36:26

For decades, scientists have thought the faulty neural wiring that predisposes individuals to behavioral disorders like autism and psychiatric diseases like schizophrenia must occur during development.

2009-10-14 16:30:00

Delays contribute to unnecessary ER visits and additional imaging services CHICAGO, Oct.

2009-09-16 09:00:07

In the study, published in the September/October 2009 issue of journal Academic Pediatrics, a sample of 163 parents of children seen at pediatric clinics at UNC and Vanderbilt University were tested to assess their understanding of BMI, their health literacy and their math abilities.

2009-09-15 07:23:04

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the College of Arts & Sciences have identified a new biological process that spurs the growth of new blood vessels.

2009-09-06 07:58:12

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have now discovered that establishing the neural wiring necessary to function normally depends on the ability of neurons to make finger-like projections of their membrane called filopodia.


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  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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