UC Irvine health sciences students – tomorrow’s doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals – have opened a free clinic in Tustin to provide vital primary and preventive care services and referrals for people without adequate access to healthcare.
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Women who smoke are three times more likely to develop cervical cancer, and UC Irvine scientists recently discovered the biological link.
Add food allergies to the growing list of childhood ailments on the rise.
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.
Anthony James knows mosquitoes, and he knows even more about the disease and illness they spread.
Humans are surrounded by viruses, and most are harmlessly keeping bacteria under control. But some harmful viruses, such as the flu or common cold, can make us sick, while others such as Ebola or HIV can kill us.
Transplant surgeon Dr. Clarence E. Foster III recently traded the convenience of UC Irvine Medical Center’s modern operating rooms for the treacherous and harsh environs of war-torn Iraq, where he performed life-saving trauma surgery on injured soldiers and civilians and cared for the health of detainees.
More than 60 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, a persistent high-pitched ringing in the ears.
An over-the-counter vitamin in high doses prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, and UC Irvine scientists now are conducting a clinical trial to determine its effect in humans.
Scientists and policymakers generally agree that solving the world’s most challenging social and public health problems – AIDS, climate change, cancer, obesity and global terrorism among them – requires collaboration among researchers across a variety of fields.