University of California, Irvine
UC Irvine doctors are enrolling patients with the deadly brain tumor glioblastoma multiforme in a clinical trial of a vaccine that may prevent the cancer's return or spread after surgery.
Cancer Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Chronic kidney disease changes the composition of intestinal bacterial microbes that normally play a crucial role in staving off disease-causing pathogens and maintaining micronutrient balance, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Efforts to treat disorders like Lou Gehrig's disease, Paget's disease, inclusion body myopathy and dementia will receive a considerable boost from a new research model created by UC Irvine scientists.
Medical research Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Routine screening for psychiatric, cognitive and social problems could enhance the quality of care and quality of life for children and adults with epilepsy, according to a study by UC Irvine neurologist ...
Neuroscience Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
American and European scientists have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome, the most common known genetic cause of autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 25, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
At the intersection of engineering, physics, biology and medicine, Elliot Botvinick uses laser technology to study the molecular activity of diseases. Specifically, he utilizes optical tweezers, which let ...
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers with UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a major reason why melanoma is largely resistant to chemotherapy.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Repeated exposure to violent images from the terrorist attacks of Sept ember 11 and the Iraq War led to an increase in physical and psychological ailments in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Oncologists at UC Irvine Medical Center are pairing robotic baby harp seals with women receiving chemotherapy to study whether the cuddly mechanical creatures can ease pain and stress.
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UC Irvine scientists have discovered intriguing differences in the brains and mental processes of an extraordinary group of people who can effortlessly recall every moment of their lives since about age 10.
Neuroscience Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Two UC Irvine ophthalmologists are the first in Orange County to implant a miniature telescope in the eyes of patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause ...
Ophthalmology Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Jennifer Skeems research requires that she spend time inside the minds of individuals most of us try to avoid: psychopaths.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Targeting ovarian cancer: Researcher finds disparities in access to the top-quality care that boosts survival
Dr. Robert Bristow believes a decidedly low-tech approach could significantly enhance the survival rate for ovarian cancer, even though its the deadliest womens reproductive cancer, claiming 15,000 ...
Cancer May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple test for heart disease risk can go a long way toward determining the long-term prognosis for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to UC Irvine researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Economic setbacks, work pressures and the annoyances of daily life such as long lines and rush-hour traffic can cause otherwise calm people to snap and lose their cool. But when anger begins to affect personal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1