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Medical Research

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UCI researchers awarded $600,000 grant

    The National Institute on Aging awarded researchers at UC Irvine a two-year, $600,000 grant to develop and study patient-derived stem cell lines. The UCI Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, or MIND, will create up to 40 sets...
  • 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...