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5 fun new facts about colonoscopies

March 21, 2017 | William E. Karnes, MD

Join UC Irvine Health gastroenterologists Dr. William Karnes and Dr. Jason Samarasena in a Facebook Live event at noon on Wednesday, March 29. The doctors will be happy to answer your questions about colon cancer and colonoscopy, including these five ways that colonoscopy has gotten better.

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Flat polyps: Why finding them requires skill

March 16, 2017 | UC Irvine Health

Flat polyps are more difficult to detect and may turn into colon cancer more quickly. Gastroenterologists are hunting them down with new technology and techniques.

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Fear, your brain's pathways and mental health

March 14, 2017 | John Murray

That scary feeling you get while watching a frightening movie is really two parts of your brain talking to each other, say UC Irvine Health researchers. Their discovery promises to help in the development of treatments for mental health disorders.

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Can daylight savings give you a headache?

March 10, 2017 | UC Irvine Health

On Sunday, the clock springs forward one hour. For some, the time change means headaches. Why does it happen?

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Light and healthy grilled pineapple chicken wraps

March 09, 2017 | Steve Tischler

March is National Kidney Month. To help promote kidney health, UC Irvine Health renal dietitian and nutritionist Vanessa Rojas-Bautista, RDN, shares this chicken wrap recipe that’s kidney-friendly and delicious for anyone.

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Discovery could lead to skin cancer immunotherapy

March 07, 2017 | UC Irvine Health

UC Irvine Health dermatologist Dr. Anand Ganesan has discovered how melanoma tumor cells remain undetected by the body’s immune system, a finding that could lead to new immunotherapies to fight the deadly skin cancer.

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