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News in 2010

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UC Irvine Medical Center recognized for heart failure program

December 16, 2010
The American Heart Association has recognized the UCI Health commitment to the highest standards of care for heart failure patients. The Get With...

Medical students team up with seniors to promote healthy living

December 15, 2010
IN THE NEWS: Southern California Public Radio’s KPCC-FM tagged along while two UC Irvine medical students visited an older patient as part...

O.C. doctors push to lower C-section rates

December 03, 2010
IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine’s Dr. Manuel Porto is among the leaders in giving pregnant women the choice to deliver naturally, even after...

UC Irvine Medical Center is recognized for its commitment to organ donation

December 02, 2010
UC Irvine Medical Center recently received a Silver Medal of Honor from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for its role in...

CT scans and the risk of radiation

December 01, 2010
IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine’s Dr. Carl Schultz, professor of emergency medicine and director of research at the Center for Disaster Medical...

Placebo effect or athletic performance enhancement?

December 01, 2010
IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register interviewed John Heydt about whether or not the hologram wristbands sold by the millions to enhance...

Fortier receives grants to study pediatric, neonatal pain

November 30, 2010
Michelle Fortier, PhD, of UC Irvine’s Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, has received grants to fund research into easing...

UC Irvine’s Dr. Kruse talks about concussions on KPCC radio

November 23, 2010
IN THE NEWS: Dr. David Kruse, co-founder of UC Irvine’s Comprehensive Sports Concussion Center, discussed head injuries and youth sports...

UC Irvine study finds sensory stimulation could prevent brain damage from stroke

November 22, 2010
IN THE NEWS: The Los Angeles Times reports on a UC Irvine finding that tickling rats’ whiskers allows the animals to regain full cognitive...

Brain bleeding is common with aging, UC Irvine study finds

November 08, 2010
A small amount of bleeding in the brain seems to be common among older individuals, according to a UC Irvine study. Neurologist Dr. Mark Fisher and...