News in 2011

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Dr. Chakravarthy to discuss teen driving safety

DR. Bharath Chakravarthy
September 15, 2011
UPDATE: Listen to the KPCC interview about teen driving safety › +++ Dr. Bharath Chakravarthy is scheduled to appear on KPCC’s Patt...

Anti-obesity effort should not rely on body mass index measure

Dr. Dan Cooper
September 15, 2011
IN THE NEWS: An ABC News report about Michigan’s attempts to curb childhood obesity cited UC Irvine pediatrician Dr. Dan Cooper, who...

Like father, like son

Dr. Robert E. Bristow
September 12, 2011
FEATURE: Dr. Robert E. Bristow, director of gynecologic oncology services for UC Irvine Health, has medicine in his blood. His father was the first...

UC Irvine receives $1.7 million federal grant to be National Center on Elder Abuse

Dr. Laura Mosqueda
September 01, 2011
Citing the UC Irvine School of Medicine's award-winning Program in Geriatrics, the U.S. Administration on Aging has designated the university as...

Volunteers sought for immune system study

August 25, 2011
RESEARCH: Aging is associated with progressive immunodeficiency (weakness of the immune system) that makes seniors more susceptible to infections...

Extra Angel game tickets available for blood donors

August 25, 2011
Donors who give blood at one of the season’s final two UC Irvine Health/Angels Baseball blood drives on Aug. 30 and Sept. 6 at Angel Stadium...

UC Irvine’s Dr. Ninh Nguyen discusses trends in bariatric surgery

Dr. Ninh Nguyen
August 25, 2011
IN THE NEWS: National Public Radio in Boston interviewed Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen about his study Trends in Bariatric Surgery, 2003−2008. Nguyen is...

Blood clots after surgery are often linked to use of a catheter

August 15, 2011
IN THE NEWS: A new study from researchers at UC Irvine, indicates that the use of central catheters caused more than half of the clots occurred...

Weight-loss surgery gains more practitioners, improved results

August 12, 2011
IN THE NEWS: More doctors are performing weight-loss surgery today, and hospitals are touting better survival rates, a new study...