As a specialist in skin disorders and cancers, Dr. Janellen Smith sees firsthand what too much sun can do. She stresses that people – especially those in sun-worshipping Southern California – should be aware of the health risks associated with prolonged sun exposure and take proper precautions.
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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.
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.
UC Irvine Medical Center’s Dr. Steven Cramer works successfully behind the scenes to improve stroke treatment for Orange County residents.
Roxane Cohen Silver and Psychology Beyond Borders provide mental healthcare in developing countries after traumatic events.
Paolo Sassone-Corsi is perhaps the world’s leading researcher on the body clock, and what he’s discovered may one day improve human health.
By feigning illness, volunteers introduce medical students to the human side of healthcare.
Renowned molecular biologist Masayasu Nomura has devoted his life to probing the mysteries of ribosomes and cell growth.
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?
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.