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News in 2011

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Blood clot called a ‘silent killer’ in singer’s death

December 27, 2011
IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine’s Dr. Matthew Butteri addressed the damage a pulmonary embolism could cause in a Los Angeles Times article about the...

Holiday health tips to help you stay sane

December 14, 2011
IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register examined the conventional wisdom surrounding holiday season weight gain: Conventional wisdom used to say...

Designing clinical trials to improve care for brain tumor patients

Dr. Mark Linskey
December 14, 2011
UC Irvine surgical oncologist Dr. Mark E. Linskey, along with colleague Dr. Susan Chang from UC San Francisco, have led the first-ever course for...

Major cause of chronic kidney disease-related inflammation is identified

Dr. N.D. Vaziri
December 13, 2011
UC Irvine researchers have uncovered an important source of inflammation seen in people with chronic kidney disease, which is increasingly common...

Hundreds expected at annual party for burn survivors

Dr. Nicole Bernal
December 08, 2011
Preparations are under way for UC Irvine’s Burn Survivor’s Holiday Party on Dec. 13. The staff of UC Irvine Regional Burn Center...

Study shows drug combo better for certain metastatic breast cancer

Dr. Rita Mehta
December 07, 2011
Post-menopausal women with a certain type of metastatic breast cancer may have a new treatment option that could lengthen their lives, according a...

Prostate cancer—to test or not to test?

Dr. John Fruehauf
December 07, 2011
IN THE NEWS: An Orange County Register article examined the recent changes to recommended prostate screening guidelines: While some Orange County...

National Multiple Sclerosis Society lauds UCI Health program

Dr. Michael Demetriou
November 29, 2011
After a thorough review, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has recognized the UCI Health multiple sclerosis program for superior and...

New study bolsters UCI Health ‘chemo brain’ findings

Dr. Daniela Bota & Dr. Mark Linskey
November 17, 2011
For years, doctors doubted the existence of “chemo brain,” a condition in which many cancer patients described a loss of memory and...

UCI Health helping to put the ‘i’ in education

UC Irvine iPad Initiative
November 14, 2011
IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register’s iPad edition featured UC Irvine’s iMedEd initiative in its Nov. 9 download: UC Irvine is...