|UNC professor Myron Cohen wins top award from Clinical Research Forum for HIV prevention study|
|Wednesday, April 18, 2012|
For his groundbreaking research on treatment as prevention of HIV, Myron Cohen, MD, professor of medicine, microbiology and epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received the top honor of the inaugural Clinical Research Forum Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards.
The winning projects are compelling examples of the scientific innovation that results from the nation’s investment in clinical research that can benefit human health and welfare.
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CAROLINA IN THE NEWSNew study questions the value of bed rest in preventing premature birth
The Washington Post
New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies — bed rest — doesn’t seem to prevent premature birth and might even worsen that risk. ...In a separate review of past studies that failed to support bed rest, a trio of obstetricians and ethicists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill went further: They said it’s not ethical to prescribe bed rest unless the woman is enrolled in a research study.