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Medical Research

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  • UCI to open autism treatment center

    UC Irvine will use $14.8 million in public-private funding to open an autism research and treatment center, the university announced Thursday. The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders of Southern California will eventually offer a...
  • Steinberg: Football, and other contact sports, need to be rethought

    In previous columns, I suggested that the increased size, speed and strength of today's NFL players are creating a dramatically more damaging set of collisions. We have known for years of the devastation these collisions cause on every joint in the human...
  • Steinberg: NFL concussion settlement offers hope for reform

    Earlier today, Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody announced in Philadelphia that the NFL and 4,500 former players had reached a settlement in the lawsuit accusing the NFL of not warning players of the risk and suppressing studies that showed damage to...
  • Classic car competition coming to beach

    Classic car competition coming to beach
    Old-school style on four wheels — and two — is heading to the seashore Sunday. The 10th annual Coastline Car Classic at Corona del Mar State Beach is expected to attract hundreds if not a couple thousand people, who will be able to gaze at...
  • Apodaca: Alzheimer's research: a race against time

    More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, including 75,000 in Orange County. By mid-century, those numbers could nearly triple, according to current projections. That's a frightening prospect. Most of us know someone who has suffered...
  • Hoag to team up with USC

    Hoag Hospital will partner with USC's Keck School of Medicine to enhance cancer treatment provided at the hospital. The affiliation, announced Monday, comes as part of an effort to provide improved local care for cancer patients, according to a news...
  • Steinberg: Ugly truth about football

    I love the game of football. It is America's passion for a reason. Athletes learn invaluable life lessons from their participation in football at whatever level they participate. The ability to stay self-disciplined, put hard work ahead of immediate...
  • Newport Rib Co. plans '30 Days of Charity'

    Newport Rib Co. plans '30 Days of Charity'
    The Newport Rib Co. will launch its "30 Days of Charity" Program Friday, a representative said. A portion of restaurant receipts through Nov. 30 will benefit 30 Orange County nonprofits, many of them chosen with the help of customers and staff members....
  • Commentary: Coming together to fight diabetes*

    This story has been corrected. Please see below. Can an intense, five-day scientific conference, the American Diabetes Assn. conference in Chicago, bring hope to a worried mom of a Type 1 diabetic? Thanks to those who have committed their lives to...
  • The Crowd: Mothers, daughters show style at fashion show

    The causes were deserving. The mothers and their daughters were fashionable. And the tradition was embraced. The 25th annual mother-daughter spring fashion luncheon on behalf of National Charity League, Juniors, Newport Beach chapter, unfolded at the...
  • The tub with crystal-clear qualities

    The tub with crystal-clear qualities
    Editor's note: This corrects the location of Fleur de Lys in the photo captions. COSTA MESA — What's the next best thing to bathing in treasure? Try bathing in a tub adorned with 46,000 glittering Swarovski crystals. Newport Beach resident...
  • For cancer support, the brave give locks

    For cancer support, the brave give locks
    It had all the atmosphere of a public execution straight out of a black-and-white Western. At high noon Friday, nearly a dozen teachers and coaches from Corona del Mar High School, draped in black protective shawls, turned to face their tormentors: hair...