Browsing: Public Health

Faculty Professor A. Kimball Romney

How our eye sees color

Colors reproduced on Web sites or printed photos never seem as true as what we see in real life, and now one UC Irvine professor explains why.

Faculty Kava tea

The quest for cancer-fighting superfoods

UC Irvine urologic researchers are leading the effort to see how – or if – natural compounds in such foods as tomatoes and kava work in the human body to prevent or treat prostate and bladder cancers.

Alumni Dr. Steven Cramer

Improved treatment for stroke

UC Irvine Medical Center’s Dr. Steven Cramer works successfully behind the scenes to improve stroke treatment for Orange County residents.

Feature students learn bedside manners

A role in medicine

By feigning illness, volunteers introduce medical students to the human side of healthcare.

Alumni pet therapy at UC Irvine Medical Center

New approach to cancer prevention, care

Increasingly, cancer patients supplement traditional treatments with alternative therapies such as herbs, diet and acupuncture. Unconventional approaches to prevention have gained in popularity, too. But do they work?

Alumni Marnie Granados

Ready for PRIME time

An innovative UC Irvine School of Medicine program designed to lessen Latino healthcare disparities in California will produce its first graduates this year. PRIME-LC students will move into jobs as resident physicians and – it is hoped – herald a revolution in healthcare for a third of the state’s residents.

Faculty Charitha Reddy

Health sciences students open free weekly clinic

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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