Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are studying innovative ways to promote healthy eating, physical activity, and weight loss in young adults using a smartphone app, digital health tools, and daily messaging. We are seeking volunteers to enroll in a 6-month research study that tests a smartphone-delivered weight loss program designed specifically for young adults.
We are doing this study to test a behavioral weight loss program designed specifically for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. Study participants will use new technology, including a digital smart scale, Fitbit activity tracker, and study iPhone app, along with weekly individual video chat sessions with a health coach for 3 months, to help them lose weight.
The goal of this study is to learn more about germs that can make a lot of people sick by saving samples we collect in the study. One germ we are studying is called enterovirus D68. We are also studying if we can repeat this study for other germs.
The purpose of this research study is to acquire feedback on the SMILE mHealth app and research procedures before using them in a home-based intervention research study. The home-based intervention study is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a mindfulness-based intervention on heart rate and psychological measures, such as depression and anxiety, of which COVID may have disproportionately affected individuals who are Black or Latino.
To expand our understanding of extreme picky eating or selective eating by studying genetic and environmental causes of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID).
The purpose of this study is to evaluate an investigational ultrasound technique called acoustic angiography to improve physicians' ability to assess cancer risk.
In this study, we want to learn how clients and therapists brains connect during different situations. Participants in this study will be randomly assigned to receive either supportive counseling, psycho-education, or yoga
To see if a new method for identifying food allergies works in determining what foods trigger an allergic condition of the esophagus (eosinophilic esophagitis EoE) and therefore can help treat EoE if they are removed from your diet.
In this study, we want to compare stress response and wellness in healthy volunteers and people with psychosis. This study involves questionnaires, measurement of how you process information, and other psychological research tasks.
Kidney Transplantation can be a very stressful time. We are doing this study to learn more about what factors help reduce the risk of depression, PTSD, memory changes, and other mental health disorders after a kidney transplant. We want to learn the role of different factors to help us anticipate who could benefit from extra support during and after a kidney transplant.