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2014

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APR 16Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, UC Irvine study finds; the research takes a novel approach to lessening the impact of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
APR 112014 will be one of the worst allergy seasons on record, thanks to global warming, UC Irvine Health allergist Dr. Ravi Gutta tells Today Health.
APR 08Drugs that target cancer cells is the future of cancer treatment, says Dr. Richard Van Etten, director at UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
APR 10UC Irvine Health-led MRSA study chosen a Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement for 2013.
APR 10Patients older than 65 are more likely to die and have more complications after colon cancer surgery than younger patients, according to a new UC Irvine study.
APR 09Bone marrow stem cells show promise in stroke treatment; they trigger repair mechanisms and limit inflammation, UC Irvine researchers show.
APR 09UC Irvine researchers say studies show that a little exercise might yield big mental benefits.
APR 07UC Irvine researchers develop an inexpensive device that could help doctors detect blood-flow blockages that may signal vascular illness.
APR 02UC Irvine maternal fetal medicine experts encourage screening for patients with risk factors and symptoms of potential heart disease.
MAR 25Radiation oncology journal names UC Irvine's Varun Sehgal, PhD, as "Outstanding Reviewer."
MAR 18UC Irvine's Paolo Sassone-Corsi and Emiliana Borrelli are research scientists whose jet-setting has a higher purpose: ensuring that science is truly global.
MAR 13UC Irvine researcher David Fruman discusses a new drug that shows promise in treating chronic leukemia and lymphoma in the New England Journal of Medicine.
MAR 11A new UC Irvine center for cancer research and clinical trials may give patients who want to use advanced therapies the opportunity to stay in OC for treatments.
MAR 11UC Irvine researchers find a new stem cell self-renewal mechanism.
MAR 10Researchers— including those at UC Irvine—have discovered a blood test that can identify many of those at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
MAR 07UC Irvine's Stephen H. White, PhD, receives prestigious award from The Protein Society.
MAR 05UC Irvine Health supports colorectal cancer awareness; the more you know, the better you’ll be able to beat colorectal cancer.
MAR 03UC Irvine students dance the night away at the annual Care-a-thon, raising more than $20,000 for the neonatal intensive care unit at UC Irvine Medical Center.
FEB 28What should you expect when you're expecting? Likely not a heart condition.
FEB 27UC Irvine Health hematology-oncology team again earns high-quality care recognition; Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center among nation's first to be re-certified.
FEB 25Compound in kava root shows promise in preventing bladder cancer, UC Irvine researcher Dr. Xaolin Zi finds.
FEB 25Upcoming World of Medicine Day to provide information and guidance to UC Irvine premed students.
FEB 21Orange County philanthropists Sue and Ralph Stern give $5 million to fund cancer clinical trials for people with advanced-stage or treatment resistant disease.
FEB 20 UC Irvine Health-led trial finds the drug bevacizumab, or Avastin, prolongs survival in advanced cervical cancer.
FEB 18UC Irvine infectious disease specialists urge people to get immunized against measles in light of reported cases in three Southland counties.
FEB 18UC Irvine study finds a genetic cue for sudden cardiac death syndrome; the discovery could lead to improved early detection and prevention strategies.
FEB 18A Virginia girl who traveled to UC Irvine Medical Center to be treated for a disorder known as the "suicide disease" is doing well following surgery by Dr. Mark Linskey.
FEB 14UC Irvine cardiologist Dr. Shaista Malik encourages women to become their own heart health champions.
FEB 13High-intensity workouts offer maximum results in minimum time, but there's a dangerous downside: "Some people are overdoing it," says UC Irvine's Kenneth Baldwin, PhD.
FEB 12Women's Choice Awards project names UC Irvine Medical Center as a "Best Hospital for Patient Experience in Heart Care."
FEB 11During the past year, UC Irvine Medical Center ranked No. 1 in Orange County in net patient revenue, dethroning longtime leader Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian.
FEB 06UC Irvine study reveals how immune protein allows salmonella to grow and cause food poisoning.
JAN 30UC Irvine Medical Center offers advice to hospital visitors who have the flu: Please stay home.
JAN 30UC Irvine stem cell researchers are awarded $1.54 million in state funding; CIRM grants will advance basic studies to improve cancer and brain disease treatments.
JAN 28Jennifer Garcia, a 29-year-old mother of two, shares the story of shedding much of her 555 pounds through weight-loss surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center.
JAN 26UC Irvine study shows that ultrasound is more comprehensive and accurate than physical examination and helps with earlier detection of potentially life-threatening conditions.
JAN 24UC Irvine study shows that ultrasound is more comprehensive and accurate than physical examination and helps with earlier detection of potentially life-threatening conditions.
JAN 03An international team that includes UC Irvine Health researchers is testing a new tracer agent to detect high-risk artery plaque during PET imaging.
JAN 03The doctors can see you now: Google Glass makes its way into UC Irvine Medical Center in a pilot program.
JAN 02A compound derived from traditional Chinese herbal medicine has been found to be effective at alleviating pain, according to UC Irvine pharmacology researchers.
JAN 02A compound derived from traditional Chinese herbal medicine has been found to be effective at alleviating pain, according to UC Irvine pharmacology researchers.
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