Day: March 17, 2011

A ‘match’ made in medicine

For graduating medical students like Marco Angulo, nothing matches Match Day – the day they learn where they will spend the next three to seven years pursuing postgraduate medical training and beginning careers as doctors.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI MIND study finds plaque-blocking compound that may aid Alzheimer’s treatments

Researchers with the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) have discovered how a novel compound can reduce the accumulation of brain plaques seen in Alzheimer’s disease without the side effects produced by any current drugs used for the chronic neurodegenerative disease.

Colorectal cancer: ‘Don’t be embarrassed to death’

UC Irvine Healthcare reminds people not to ignore the health of their digestive tract during Colorectal Cancer Awareness month.