Browsing: Health

Faculty Dr. Michael Alkire

The search for consciousness

As an anesthesiologist, UC Irvine’s Dr. Michael Alkire wants to tackle what many neuroscientists see as the Holy Grail of their field – the biological basis of consciousness.

Admin Construction at UCI

A year of growth, achievement

The year has been exciting and rewarding for UC Irvine – from promising new research collaborations to impactful breakthroughs, dedicated outreach projects, diverse cultural activities, continued campus growth and athletic success.

Alumni Elderly Hands

Holiday visits can reveal decline in aging relatives

Not all holiday surprises are happy ones. People visiting aging relatives this time of year may discover mounds of unpaid bills, odd solicitations and unkempt surroundings – all possible evidence of a decline in physical or mental function, says Dr. Laura Mosqueda, director of UC Irvine’s geriatrics program.

Faculty Dr. Morton Kern

Heart health breakthrough

A recent worldwide study showed that cholesterol-lowering drugs significantly reduce their risk of heart disease in healthy men and women with good cholesterol levels.

Faculty Dr. Kenneth Chang

When holiday food fights back

Dr. Kenneth Chang, medical director of the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center at UC Irvine Medical Center, has pioneered treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and other GI disorders.

Faculty Dr. Gerald Maguire

Worldwide care for stuttering

Dr. Gerald Maguire started the world’s first clinic dedicated to the medical care of stuttering, and if patients in faraway places can’t come to his UC Irvine Medical Center office for treatment, he brings it to them.

Faculty The internet

Teens thrive in digital age

Teens who are into texting, gaming and “geeking out” are not wasting their time, according to results from the most extensive U.S. study on young people and their use of digital media.

Faculty Fan-Gang Zeng

Business of research

The first time Fan-Gang Zeng invented a cochlear implant – a device he believed could help thousands regain lost hearing – things didn’t work out too well.

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