University of California, Irvine
UC Irvine Health urologists and health policy experts report in a new study that two written assessments that identify existing comorbidities – the patient-reported Total Illness Burden Index for Prostate Cancer (TIBI-Cap) ...
Cancer May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
UC Irvine neurobiologists have found a novel molecular mechanism that helps trigger the formation of long-term memory. The researchers believe the discovery of this mechanism adds another piece to the puzzle in the ongoing ...
Neuroscience Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Positive emotions are known to play a role in physical well-being, and stress is strongly linked to poor health, but is this strictly a "First World" phenomenon? In developing nations, is the fulfillment ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine biologists, chemists and computer scientists have identified an elusive pocket on the surface of the p53 protein that can be targeted by cancer-fighting drugs. The finding heralds a new treatment ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Exposing pregnant mice to low doses of the chemical tributyltin (TBT) – which was used in marine antifouling paints and is used as an antifungal agent in some paints, certain plastics and a variety of consumer products ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
UC Irvine neuroscientists have developed a way to stop epileptic seizures with fiber-optic light signals, heralding a novel opportunity to treat the most severe manifestations of the brain disorder.
Neuroscience Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine-led studies have revealed the cellular mechanism by which circadian rhythms – also known as the body clock – modify energy metabolism and also have identified novel compounds that control ...
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Exposing pregnant mice to low doses of the chemical tributyltin – which is used in marine hull paint and PVC plastic – can lead to obesity for multiple generations without subsequent exposure, a UC Irvine study has found.
Health Jan 15, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A study led by UC Irvine researchers has revealed some of the underlying neural factors that explain why people with Down syndrome are more susceptible to Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and autistic spectrum disorders.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A variant of a gene associated with active personality traits in humans seems to also be involved with living a longer life, UC Irvine and other researchers have found.
Neuroscience Jan 03, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A UC Irvine researcher is part of a NASA effort to understand more about bone density loss during astronauts' lengthy stays aboard the International Space Station.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A short burst of moderate exercise enhances the consolidation of memories in both healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive impairment, scientists with UC Irvine's Center for the Neurobiology of ...
Neuroscience Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Brain cancer breakthrough: Experimental vaccine trains immune system to target remaining tumor cells after surgery
UC Irvine oncologists are looking for new ways to treat glioblastoma multiforme, the deadliest type of brain cancer. While surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiation is the current standard of care, it doesn't ...
Cancer Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Ask most people to describe a telescope and they might imagine a large device in an observatory training its penetrating gaze into outer space.
Ophthalmology Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine researchers have created a new stem cell-derived cell type with unique promise for treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |