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2014
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JUL. 21UC Irvine Health has been named among the “Most Wired” health systems in America, according to Hospitals & Health Networks.
JUL. 16For the 14th consecutive year, UC Irvine Medical Center has been listed among “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked in the top 50 nationally in three specialties.
JUN. 25UC Irvine study finds that a novel biomarker predicts febrile seizure-related epilepsy,
JUN . 20UC Irvine researchers learn how botulism-causing toxin enters the bloodstream.
JUN. 18UC Irvine Health receives $3.4 million NIH grant to study kidney disease and track treatment methods.
JUN. 17UC Irvine Health earns Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee joint replacement programs.
JUN. 12Two UC Irvine School of Medicine students are among 15 recipients of the American Medical Association Foundation’s 2014 Leadership Award.
JUN. 11Erik D. Barton, MD, MBA, is appointed the new chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.
JUN. 03Renowned eye surgeon Dr. Roger F. Steinert is named interim dean of UC Irvine School of Medicine.
MAY. 28Melanoma survivor dispenses hope as he greets paients suffering from the disease.
MAY. 08UC Irvine Health 2014 "Healers & Heroes" gala attracts record $1.6 million in support for cancer research and patient care, including $530,000 for a breast cancer treatment device
MAY. 05UC Irvine's groundbreaking 90+ Study is featured on CBS's "60 Minutes."
MAY. 01UC Irvine Health provides prevention tips and treatment guidelines for stroke awareness month.
APR. 30UC Irvine's Child Development School focuses on helping children reach their potential.
APR. 09Bone marrow stem cells show promise in stroke treatment; they trigger repair mechanisms and limit inflammation, UC Irvine researchers show.
APR. 08Targeted drug therapy is the future of cancer treatment, UC Irvine cancer center director and hematologist Dr. Richard Van Etten tells the OC Register.
APR. 07UC Irvine researchers develop an inexpensive device that could help doctors detect blood-flow blockages that may signal vascular illness.
MAR. 25Radiation oncology journal names UC Irvine's Varun Sehgal, PhD, as "Outstanding Reviewer."
MAR. 21Graduating UC Irvine medical students look to the future as they learn where their careers will start during Match Day event.
FEB. 25Compound in kava root shows promise in preventing bladder cancer, UC Irvine researcher Dr. Xaolin Zi finds.
FEB. 25World of Medicine Day provides information and guidance to UC Irvine premed students.
FEB. 21A newly established UC Irvine cancer research center will provide clinical trials for people with advanced-stage or treatment-resistant diseases.
FEB. 20UC Irvine study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that women who combine Avastin and chemotherapy have better cervical cancer survival rates.
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 treat a disorder known as the "suicide disease" is doing remarkably well following surgery by Dr. Mark Linskey.
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.
JAN. 29UC Irvine Medical Center offers advice to hospital visitors who have the flu: Please stay home.
JAN. 29UC Irvine stem cell researchers awarded $1.54 million in state funding; CIRM grants will advance basic studies to improve cancer and brain disease treatments.
JAN. 28Teenager with trigeminal neuralgia hopes UC Irvine Health neurosurgeon Dr. Mark E. Linskey can cure her of the condition, also called "suicide disease."
JAN. 26Mother of two young children shares her story of weight-loss surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center with the Press-Enterprise.
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.
2013
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DEC. 18Are some toys too loud for children's ears? Yes, UC Irvine Health ear specialist Dr. Hamid Djalilian tells the OC Register.
DEC. 12Weight-loss surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center brings hope to 500-pound Moreno Valley woman.
NOV. 25UC Irvine's Leslie Thompson is named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
NOV. 18Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of pregnancy-related deaths in California, according to a study led by UC Irvine cardiologist Dr. Afshan B. Hameed.
NOV. 15UC Irvine nurse is among those heading to the Philippines to aid victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
NOV. 13Teams of UC Irvine medical and computer science students to vie for cash prizes at Med AppJam II on Nov. 22, 2013.
NOV. 12UC Irvine autism experts' testimony to the state senate's Select Committee on Autism & Related Disorders will be streamed live on Wednesday, Nov. 13.
NOV. 12UC Irvine Health heart experts back new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines..
OCT. 31Ignoring your body's circadian rhythms might put you at heightened risk for disorders ranging insomnia to cancer, says UC Irvine Professor Paolo Sassone-Corsi.
OCT. 31Stroke prevention strategies should address both blood clotting and protection of vessels, UC Irvine neurologist says.
OCT. 15UC Irvine orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Neil Jones is elected vice president of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
OCT. 15UC Irvine Medical Center receives the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines®– Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award.
OCT. 15UC Irvine's 90+ Study: How does someone live not just a long life, but a long, healthy life?
OCT. 02The UC Board of Regents has approved an affiliation between UC Irvine Health and MemorialCare to expand access to high-quality healthcare.
SEP. 23First-year medical student Brianna Miner made Orange County history long before she arrived at UC Irvine this fall to study medicine.
SEP. 17When the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute opens its doors to the public Tuesday UC Irvine will be the home to Orange County's first academic eye institute.
SEP. 12UC Irvine dedicates the new $39-million Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, paid for entirely with private donations, many from Orange County’s global hub of eye care companies.
SEP. 06UC Irvine Medical Center becomes the first hospital in Orange County to earn certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
SEP. 03Orange County is the Silicon Valley of vision, with the new Gavin Herbert Eye Institute a focal point, writes the OC Register in its magazine.
AUG. 26UC Irvine and UCLA neurobiologists identify a new path to correct vision problems in children with early cataracts or ambylopia, also known as lazy eye.
AUG. 19Seven UC Irvine medical students and an Idaho-based physician take what they learned from Dr. Chris Fox in a mini-fellowship in bedside ultrasound to medical students in Tanzania.
AUG. 15UC Irvine receives $1.9-million award to create and study the use of a new, personalized approach to shared treatment decision-making for newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients.
AUG. 08Claims that over-the-counter supplements can boost testosterone levels are "nonsense," UC Irvine endocrinologist Dr. Ellis Levin says of the untested products.
AUG. 08Dialysis patients of nephrologists with heavier caseloads have a greater risk of dying prematurely, according to a study led by UC Irvine's Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh.
AUG. 01UC Irvine Medical Center ranks near the top in a new Consumer Reports rating based on how Los Angeles-area patients fare during and after surgery.
JUL. 17UC Irvine microbiologists find a probiotic bacterium that reduces the severity of salmonella infections.
JUL. 16For the 13th consecutive year, UC Irvine Medical Center is rated among the nation's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, and is the only Orange County hospital to be listed.
JUL. 16UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Jason Zell says a study showing that colon cancer patients have a higher risk of developing a different cancer underscores the need for close monitoring.
JUL. 16Cranial radiation therapy causes damage to neurons, UC Irvine radiation oncology researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
JUL. 10"When we eat or sleep at the wrong time, we're imposing stress, and that's not good," says UC Irvine's Paolo Sassone-Corsi, PhD, a leading expert on circadian rhythms.
JUN. 26UC Irvine researchers awarded $2.27 million to create novel diabetes treatments The grants will support islet cell transplantation and insulin sensor projects.
JUN. 12UC Irvine has been awarded a $10-million National Institute of Mental Health grant to study how a mother's patterns of caring for her infant may affect a child during adolescence.
JUN. 04UC Irvine School of Medicine graduates 99 new doctors.
MAY. 31New technology makes breast cancer surgery more precise at UC Irvine; medical center is the first in the US to use MarginProbe during lumpectomies.
MAY. 31Circadian rhythms control the body’s response to intestinal infections, UC Irvine-led study finds.
MAY. 29Using disinfectant soaps on ICU patients is "a very effective way to get us closer to zero hospital-associated infections,” said UC Irvine's Dr. Susan S. Huang, lead author of a major new study.
MAY. 28Working more than 41 hours per week raises your risk of hypertension by 15%, according to a UC Irvine study. Overtime makes it difficult to eat healthy foods and exercise.
MAY . 23Children with autism showed significant improvement after six months of simple sensory exercises at home using everyday items, according to UC Irvine neurobiologists.
MAY. 22UC Irvine endocrinologists reveal a potential new approach toward treating certain liver diseases.
MAY. 16UC Irvine Health boasts 100-plus ‘Best Doctors in America;" it has the most physicians listed of any medical facility in Orange County.
MAY. 13Circadian clock gene rhythms in the brain are altered in severe depression, UC Irvine Health study finds.
MAY. 08UC Irvine's Dr. Roger Steinert estimates that about one-third of patients have the capacity to achieve greater than 20/20 vision through new treatment methods.
APR. 30To tame the weekend warrior within, UC Irvine's Dr. Ranjan Gupta advises aging adults to get smarter about their bodies and what activities they can handle.
APR. 22Bedside ultrasound rivals chest x-ray in catheter placement, according to a UC Irvine study led by Dr. Eric Mervis, clinical professor and fellow.
APR. 10UC Irvine's Dr. Aaron D. Kheriaty sorts out myths in his new book that focuses on treating depression with psychiatry and faith.
APR. 09Only 37 percent of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the United States are getting the best possible care, according to a UC Irvine study.
MAR. 22UC Irvine receives $100 million to $150 million from the NIH, money used to fund stem cell, diabetes and Alzheimer's studies. Sequestration promises to take a big bite.
MAR. 22UC Irvine's Peolia Kansas Fonsworth III has dreamed about being a doctor since the days he and his grandmother couldn't afford groceries.
MAR. 12UC Irvine School of Medicine chosen among top 50 in latest US News & World Report medical school rankings.
MAR. 11New study led by UC Irvine’s Dr. Robert Bristow finds that most women with ovarian cancer don’t get proper treatment.
MAR. 07UC Irvine's Dr. Warren Wiechmann named Apple Distinguished Educator of 2013.
MAR. 06Ever since its introduction in 2010, the iMedEd Initiative has drawn attention to the UC Irvine School of Medicine. "Learning becomes a 24/7 opportunity," says Dean Ralph V. Clayman, MD.
MAR. 04UC Irvine students dance the night away in the Student Center during the annual Care-A-Thon fundraiser, benefiting the school's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
FEB. 26UC Irvine's second Bedside Ultrasound Symposium Ultrafest draws 300 medical students from all over California.
FEB. 20There are different types of malaria and they're host-specific, UC Irvine professor Anthony A. James, PhD, tells the New York Times in a story about anti-malarial mosquito research.
FEB. 19UC Irvine iPad medical education program shows results: test scores have improved and applications have surged.
FEB. 19Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation awards UCI’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute $3 million for retinal degeneration research.
FEB. 14Research shows a happy relationship stimulates many health benefits, says UC Irvine psychiatrist.
FEB. 11The iMedEd Initiative – UC Irvine’s innovative medical education program based on iPad tablet computing – has been chosen as a 2012-13 Apple Distinguished Program.
FEB. 07Access to health care is important to life span, UC Irvine's Dr. Lisa Gibbs says in an interview, adding that Orange County is lucky to have organizations that address aging issues.
FEB. 05A study by UC Irvine's Daniele Piomelli is selected as one of the 10 major research achievements funded by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation grants in 2012.
FEB. 04"Autism is on the threshold of becoming accessible to cutting-edge scientific techniques that can unfold its secrets," says UC Irvine's J. Jay Gargus in an interview.
JAN. 31UC Irvine team finds a new target that may aid in treating a wide spectrum of cancers.
JAN. 30More than 60 UC Irvine Health physicians are listed as Physicians of Excellence in the January 2013 issue of Orange Coast magazine.
JAN. 24UC Irvine neuroscientists create fiber-optic method of arresting epileptic seizures; approach holds promise of better treatment options for severe episodes.
JAN. 24Today's future doctors are taught how to discuss sensitive topics with patients, be it sexuality, dementia or weight, says UC Irvine's Dr. Sonia Sehgal.
JAN. 22UC Irvine-led studies show circadian rhythms -- also known as the body clock -- can be modified for potential treatment of disorders.
JAN. 15UC Irvine study on autism named one of 10 major research achievements in 2012.
JAN. 14UC Irvine oncologist Jason Zell, MD, receives a National Cancer Institute leadership award recognizing his contributions to the advancement of clinical research.
JAN. 07Dr. Phil takes on elder abuse on his CBS show with help from UC Irvine Gerontologist Kerry Burnight.
JAN. 02Dr. Phil takes on elder abuse on his CBS show with help from UC Irvine Gerontologist Kerry Burnight.
2012
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DEC. 28UC Irvine is among a handful of the nation’s medical schools that are making ultrasound training a standard part of the curriculum.
DEC. 27UC Irvine dream team of medical specialists rescue Fountain Valley baby born with a giant tumor.
DEC. 19Hospital evacuations are fraught with peril, says UC Irvine's Dr. Kristi L. Koenig in an interview weighing reactions following Hurricane Sandy.
DEC. 10UC Irvine radiology researcher Joyce Keyak to aid NASA bone density study, evaluating astronauts' hip fracture risk from space travel
DEC. 03UC Irvine radiology researcher Joyce Keyak to aid NASA bone density study, evaluating astronauts' hip fracture risk from space travel
NOV. 29Rozanne Sandri-Goldin, chair of microbiology & molecular genetics, is one of 13 from UC Irvine named fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
NOV. 27Brief exercise immediately enhances memory, according to a UC Irvine study; results apply to older adults both with and without cognitive deficits
NOV. 26A new study that questions the value of mammography screening "is harming women," says UC Irvine radiologist Stephen Feig, MD.
NOV. 19UC Irvine pediatrician is part of an international team that discovered genetic factors associated with a skull-based birth defect.
NOV. 19Magazine names UC Irvine stem cell research duo to list of "Hottest 25 People in O.C."
NOV. 19UC Irvine's Dr. Sheldon Greenfield has been named to an advisory panel that will develop a quality improvement plan for the state's $46 billion-a-year Medi-Cal program.
NOV. 15UC Irvine study indicates a delay in transporting some trauma patients is linked to in-hospital mortality.
NOV. 07UC Irvine researchers have created a new stem cell-derived cell type with unique promise for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
NOV. 01UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton researchers join forces to conduct novel pilot studies targeting cancer health disparities.
OCT. 25UC Irvine orthopaedic surgery chair gains prestigious American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellowship.
OCT. 23State emergency medicine panel taps UC Irvine’s Kristi L. Koenig, MD.
OCT. 17A sweeping UC Irvine-led study on antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitals shows that using antimicrobial soap significantly cuts bloodstream infections.
OCT. 17UC Irvine research shows language, ethnicity play a role in postoperative behavioral changes among children.
OCT. 17UC Irvine and Brown University researchers have created a new fruit fly model of epilepsy revealing mechanisms behind fever-induced seizures.
OCT. 11UC Irvine's Program in Geriatrics is awarded $1 million by the U.S. Administration on Aging to combat elder abuse.
OCT. 10UC Irvine brain tumor specialist launches a clinical trial of a vaccine targeting deadly glioblastoma multiforme cells.
OCT. 09Chronic kidney disease alters intestinal microbial flora, UC Irvine study finds; results help explain serious health, dietary complications in renal failure patients.
OCT. 02School of Medicine honors Dr. William Bunney for contributions to UC Irvine and the field of neuropsychiatry.
OCT. 02Efforts to treat disorders such as Lou Gehrig's disease, dementia and Paget's disease will receive a boost from a new research model created by UC Irvine scientists.
OCT. 02Students tour UC Irvine's Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and see science in a whole new light.
SEP. 26UC Irvine study finds that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome, a genetic cause of autism.
SEP. 18UC Irvine doctors aim for better coordination -- and results-- in joint replacement surgeries.
SEP. 17UC Irvine researchers identify a major reason why melanoma is largely resistant to chemotherapy.
SEP. 17UC Irvine creates a unique BYOD (bring-your-own-device) mobile security system.
SEP. 14Dr. Laura Mosqueda, director of UC Irvine’s Program in Geriatrics, appears on “The Doctors” to explain what happens to the brain when affected by dementia.
SEP. 06Stem cell research funding agency awards $37.3 million for UC Irvine efforts to treat Alzheimer's disease and retinitis pigmentosa.
SEP. 05Spinal cord injury patients report they regained sensation during human neural stem cells clinical trial.
AUG. 22UC Irvine microbiologists find a new approach to fighting viral illnesses; study identifies how RNA viruses hijack a host cell to multiply.
AUG. 16In summer 2013, UC Irvine’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute will bring together academia, the eye industry and patients. The goal: eliminating blindness.
AUG. 03UC Irvine last week celebrated the first major step in the completion of a state-of-the-art vision care facility that will house the county’s only academic eye center.
AUG. 02Combining two drugs normally given as single agents significantly extended the lives of women with metastatic breast cancer, UC Irvine researcher says.
AUG. 01Oncologists at UC Irvine Medical Center are pairing robotic baby seals with women receiving chemotherapy to study whether the cuddly mechanical creatures can ease pain.
JUL. 31Stress causes our body and brain to release hormones that can help us fight or flee danger, says UC Irvine Dr. Tallie Z. Baram. But these same hormones may hinder memory.
JUL. 27UC Irvine researchers share in $20-million grant to test human neural stem cells in patients with spinal cord injuries.
JUL. 26Donors and UC Irvine officials celebrate milestone in the construction of a new home for the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.
JUL. 18Donors and UC Irvine officials celebrate milestone in the construction of a new home for the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.
JULY. 17Eye surgeon Sam Garg tells Reuters that cataract surgery is a safe procedure, but that not everyone needs it.
JUL. 17For the 12th consecutive year, UC Irvine Medical Center is ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report.
JUL. 10Dr. Betty Tu and Dr. David Tsoong, whose contributions helped build UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, will receive the university's highest honor, the UCI Medal.
JUL. 10UC Irvine’s Department of Emergency Medicine is providing iPads to all 18 of its resident physicians.
JUL. 09New research supports anecdotal evidence that cranberry juice or extract promotes urinary tract health, says UC Irvine's Dr. Deborah Wing.
JUL. 02UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Jason Zell suggests grilling vegetables, such as veggie burgers and Portobello mushrooms, to lessen cancer danger often found in barbecued meat.
JUN. 29Scientists, including a UC Irvine team, say they have created human neurons that exhibit the effects of Huntington's disease.
JUN. 25Two UC Irvine ophthalmologists implant miniature telescopes in the eyes of patients with macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness among older Americans.
JUN. 15UC Irvine radiologist and another researcher share a $6.8 million grant to assess whether mammography can reveal heart disease risk.
JUN. 14UC Irvine School of Medicine and UNE School of Rural Medicine in Armidale, Australia, create a permanent videoconferencing link allowing long-distance medical simulation training.
JUN. 12UC Irvine researchers create mosquitoes incapable of transmitting malaria; advance provides genetic options for controlling disease spread.
JUN. 12Warren Wiechmann, MD, MBA, speaks at the AAMC "Information Technology in Academic Medicine" conference on "Rebooting UC Irvine's Medical Curriculum with the iPad"
JUN. 06UC Irvine Medical Center has been honored with a safety grade of A by The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national nonprofit organization.
MAY. 25UC Irvine urologists say proposal to abandon a prostate cancer screening test is misguided.
MAY. 25UC Irvine researcher Thomas Lane receives $4.8 million grant to develop a potential treatment for multiple sclerosis using stem cells.
MAY. 24UC Irvine team, led by Fan-Gang Zeng, PhD, lauded for "significant clinical breakthrough" in treatment for tinnitus.
MAY. 24UC Irvine's William E. Bunney, MD, receives CINP's prestigious Pioneer Award during the biennial meeting of the international society.
MAY. 21The American College of Physicians has elected Dr. Alpesh Amin, chair of the UC Irvine Department of Medicine, to Mastership, an honor conferred only on a select number of candidates.
MAY. 16There are brain-protective steps that might help stall Alzheimer's, says UC Irvine's Dr. Carl Cotman during the NIH Alzheimer's disease conference in Bethesda, Md.
MAY . 15UC Irvine's Richard Haier says brain scans could replace standardized testing; his decades-long research shows the most intelligent people often have highly efficient brains.
MAY. 09An iPod-like device invented by UC Irvine scientists can temporarily blot out tinnitus, a painful ringing sound in the ears.
MAY. 08UC Irvine study finds racial and economic disparities in ovarian cancer care and survival rates.
MAY. 02A test for heart disease risk can help determine the long-term prognosis for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, say UC Irvine researchers.
APR. 27UC Irvine experts will provide training in local nursing homes thanks to the settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging inadequate staffing at the facilities.
APR. 25UC Irvine Medical Center's heart failure program and Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center again earn the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission.
APR. 16UC Irvine Dr. Dan M. Cooper is named chair of the Department of Pediatrics.
APR. 16UC Irvine Medical Center physicians soon will be dictating medical information directly to patient electronic files, chief information officer Jim Murry tells USA Today.
APR. 13The New York Times quotes UC Irvine's Dr. Michael T. Alkire, associate professor of anesthesiology, in an article on studying the states of consciousness.
APR. 06Dr. Johnny Delashaw, an expert in skull base, pituitary and cerebrovascular surgery, joins UC Irvine as chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery.
APR. 05UC Irvine's SeniorHealth Center offers a holistic approach that embraces both the person and the family, says Dr. Laura Mosqueda, chair of the Department of Family Medicine.
APR. 03Orange County mom gains hope when UC Irvine neuromuscular expert Dr. Annabel Wang identifies her disease after 10 years of misdiagnosis.
MAR. 29Shine the Light dinner raises $350,000 to benefit research efforts and support construction of a new building at UC Irvine's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute.
MAR. 28"Pump iron, get stronger and improve your cardiovascular condition," says UC Irvine geriatrician Dr. Laura Mosqueda, chair of the Department of Family Medicine.
MAR. 20UC Irvine study reveals that circadian rhythms - our own body clock - control the production of key building blocks such as amino acids, carbohydrates and lipids.
MAR. 19During Match Day ceremonies, students in UC Irvine's School of Medicine class of 2012 discover which residency program they will attend in July.
MAR. 19"We expect (SpineAssist) technology to improve outcomes, shorten surgical times and enhance healing,” says UC Irvine's Dr. Nitin Bhatia.
MAR. 16"The first step in being heart healthy is to know whether you’re at risk or not,” says UC Irvine's Dr. Shaista Malik.
MAR. 14UC Irvine-led study uncovers how salmonella thrives in the digestive tract despite the immune system’s efforts to destroy it.
MAR. 14Worked to death? CBS News reports on 10 jobs that may hurt your heart, with comments from UC Irvine's Dr. Peter Schnall.
MAR. 13Graduating students from UC Irvine School of Medicine participate in the annual Match Day tradition of publicly learning which residency programs they'll enter.
MAR. 13Pioneering hematologist Dr. Edward Shanbrom dies; in 2007, UC Irvine dedicated Edward Shanbrom, M.D. Hall to him, in recognition of his work.
MAR. 07UC Irvine's Dr. Sunil Verma, an otolaryngologist, will appear on the nationally syndicated medical talk show "The Doctors" Friday at 2 p.m. on KCBS Channel 2.
MAR. 06Blocking a marijuana-like brain chemical helps mice stay slim, reports ABC News, quoting a UC Irvine-led study.
MAR. 05During March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, UC Irvine Healthcare will offer information and tips on screening, detection and treatment.
MAR. 05Dr. George Baerveldt, a UC Irvine professor of ophthalmology, has received the American Glaucoma Society's Innovator Award for extraordinary contributions to his field.
FEB. 29Orange County Register columnist extols the virtues of having shoulder replacement surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center, "one of America's best hospitals."
FEB. 13Dr. Jerome S. Tobis, 96, founding chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Irvine, dies. He continued to teach until last summer.
JAN. 25New School of Medicine master's program to foster biomedical and clinical research, preparing scientists to turn research into improved patient care.
JAN. 10The vulnerable, fast-growing U.S. elderly population’s increasing dependence on caretakers and relatives is a “recipe for disaster,” UC Irvine’s Dr. Laura Mosqueda tells USA Today.
JAN. 06Acute kidney failure, which Mariah Carey's husband Nick Cannon likely suffers from, often goes undetected, UC Irvine's Dr. Madeleine Pahl tells the Los Angeles Times.
JAN. 05UC Irvine earned its second LEED Platinum rating in a month for Sue & Bill Gross Hall, the university's $80-million home for stem cell research.
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