Device used during breast cancer surgery permits surgeon to determine whether the entire tumor was removed.
Month: May 2013
Circadian rhythms can boost the body’s ability to fight intestinal bacterial infections, UC Irvine researchers have found.
Using germ-killing soap and ointment on all intensive-care unit (ICU) patients can reduce bloodstream infections by up to 44 percent and significantly reduce the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in ICUs. A new Department of Health and Human Services-funded study released today tested three MRSA prevention strategies and found that using germ-killing soap and ointment on all ICU patients was more effective than other strategies.
The new program measures and encourages responsible stewardship of Earth’s resources in all aspects of higher education.
Irvine, Calif., May 29, 2013 — Scientists at UC Irvine have discovered that a synthetic compound originally derived from a sun anemone toxin enhances metabolic activity and shows potential as a treatment for obesity and insulin resistance. The findings, published online this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, present the first evidence […]
Irvine, Calif., May 29, 2013 – Mexican American mothers’ formal immigration status influences the educational achievement of their children and even their grandchildren, according to a new study led by a UC Irvine sociologist. Researchers found – based on a large‐scale survey of young, second‐generation Mexican American adults in Los Angeles – that those whose […]
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A new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that identifies critical marine life relies on work done by UC Irvine undergraduates, according to Earth system science professor Adam Martiny, the lead author.