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Medical Research

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  • UCI blames new reporting methods for leap in assault numbers

    UCI blames new reporting methods for leap in assault numbers
    The number of serious assaults tracked by UC Irvine police more than quintupled last year, but campus officials say the spike can be attributed to altered reporting procedures and does not suggest a wave of violence at the university. Twenty-eight...
  • Commentary: Each woman is an individual when it comes to cancer screening

    Some researchers recommend that women get mammograms annually after age 40. Others suggest the test is best if women receive it every other year starting at age 50. Still others assert that if a woman has a family history of breast cancer, it's really...
  • Apodaca: Sufficient sleep is essential for healthy minds and bodies

    When my younger son was a junior in high school, his packed schedule left appallingly insufficient time for a basic human need: sleep. He was taking four advanced placement classes, played sports, and was co-captain of his school's mock trial team, a...
  • Vitamin Shoppe opening in Costa Mesa

    Vitamin Shoppe, Costa Mesa, Share the Health, SOCIAL Costa Mesa restaurant, Bistango, Bill Blank, Talk About Curing Autism, "Real Help Now" conference, Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa hotel, Michael Leon, Dr. Anju Usman, True Health Medical Center, Dan...
  • Drug take-back day set Saturday

    Police in Orange County will collect unused pills Saturday as part of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program designed to prevent prescription drug abuse. Anyone can anonymously drop off pills or medicated patches at locations in Irvine, Newport...
  • Fitness Files: Trust Dr. Slayback on this one

    I'm a person who likes to eat. When not eating, I read about food. I read studies that say drink red wine, eat goji berries, toss down vitamin C, E and D. Coffee's good for us, and so is chocolate, and then there's green tea and kale and real butter....
  • Biz News: South Coast Metro Alliance names new president

    David Rowley, who works in commercial real estate, has been named president of the South Coast Metro Alliance. The business group serves building owners and property managers in the commercial sector along and around the Costa Mesa-Santa Ana border near...
  • District talks of offering specialty areas of study

    Flagship programs, which allow students to specialize in a specific subject from kindergarten through graduation, could be implemented in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District by next school year. The Costa Mesa, Corona del Mar, Estancia and...
  • Commentary: It's time to fund adolescent mental healthcare

    I was fortunate enough to graduate from the top-ranked public high school in California, eighth best nationally. Over the next few years, the abrupt passing of several admirable and successful former classmates indicated that even an upbringing of...
  • Apodaca: Unlocking the mysteries of memory

    What is memory? Since the first attempts to answer that question emerged in the late 19th century, scientists have made gradual but significant progress toward understanding exactly what memory is and how it works. Among today's leading memory experts,...
  • $5-million donation made to UCI cancer center

    Two local philanthropists donated $5 million to UC Irvine to establish a clinical trial center for cancer research. The money establishes the Sue and Ralph Stern Center for Cancer Clinical Trials and Research at the Choa Family Comprehensive Cancer...
  • UCI study finds genetic link to longevity

    A UC Irvine researcher has helped uncover a link between a certain genetic variation and longer life. People who live past 90 are significantly more likely to have a dopamine-receptor gene variation named the DRD4 7R allele, according to a UCI and...