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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Seeing the study of stem cells

    Seeing the study of stem cells
    More than 200 high school students, including those in the Costa Mesa-based Coastline Regional Occupational Program, got an inside look at the stem cell research at UC Irvine. UCI's Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center opened its doors Monday for...
  • UCI study homes in on autism treatment

    A UC Irvine professor, along with a team of researchers, discovered that a marijuana-like substance naturally released in the brain can treat symptoms of one type of autism, the university recently announced. Cannabinoids released in the brains of mice...
  • Three reasons to ride

    Three reasons to ride
    For Bob Lee, things comes in threes: three bike rides around the country, three reasons, three generations. Lee, 70, of Barrington, Ill., stopped in Huntington Beach and Newport Beach last week on his way from Vancouver, Canada, to the U.S.-Mexico...
  • 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...
  • Komen race takes off Sunday

    Komen race takes off Sunday
    Sol Reyes Roberts is a five-year survivor of breast cancer. But before her diagnosis in January 2007, she had already given back to breast cancer research. She began running in the Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure in 2004 with Latinas...
  • UCI researchers: Human brains not that dissimilar

    A group of UC Irvine scientists have contributed to an international study that could help researchers develop medicines for brain conditions. After studying two-and-a-half male human brains, the Seattle-based Allen Institute for Brain Science and the...
  • The Crowd: Resident aims for $30,000 for cancer research by May

     The Crowd: Resident aims for $30,000 for cancer research by May
    This is a story about a legend and a young lady. Arguably the late John Wayne — or the "Duke," as locals still like to call him — lives on in memory with tremendous adoration in the hearts of locals who recall his formidable presence in the...
  • Greer's OC: A new sweet treat shop

    The new 33Degrees Gelato | Frozen Yogurt in Huntington Beach is offering you a special Friday through Sunday. Just mention Greer's OC when you buy a frozen yogurt or Italian gelato, and get the second one of equal or lesser value for free. 33Degrees,...