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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that \"good\" cancer cells can, by means of intra-tumor communication, effectively prevent \"bad\" cancer cells from spreading. This is a novel approach to cancer treatment.
A UNC research team led by Nobuyo Maeda, associate professor of pathology, genetically altered mice to reach cholesterol levels five times greater than normal. Their new technique creates opportunities to mimic human disease and study modifications in drug and diet in a controlled environment.
John M. Silva III, professor of sport psychology, conducted a study on psychological momentum in team sports. Results showed that winning and losing affected the subjects’ emotions and thoughts about their performance, but did not translate into actual performance changes.
UNC researchers conducted a study to identify different ways that different countries in Central Europe were going about privatization. Privatization was much more complex than expected due to social and political backlashes.
UNC researchers at the Cystic Fibrosis Center are developing a drug treatment that may curtail deteriorative lung disease, the primary cause of premature death in cystic fibrosis patients. The drug fights against lung malfunctions by hydrating the airways and reducing the absorptive process.