UCI Health trains high school students in Summer Surgery Program
IN THE NEWS : UCI Health just wrapped up its Summer Surgery Program , where 24 high school students acquire unique hands-on experience in the fields of surgery and medicine...
3 days ago - UC Irvine Health
Oral prostate cancer therapies increase mortality risk for men with cardiovascular conditions
Abiraterone acetate and enzalutamide appeared to increase the risk for death among older men with advanced prostate cancer and pre-existing cardiovascular conditions, according...
5 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Testosterone May Be Safe After Prostate Cancer Treatment
Studies show similar survival in men who used testosterone after radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy compared with those who did not. Medscape Urology
6 days ago - Medscape
Man needs metal hex nut cut off of his 'strangulated' penis
The unidentified 34-year-old, from Hong Kong, went to his nearest A&E department two days after the hex nut became lodged. The unusual tale was published in Urology Case Reports.
6 days ago - Daily Mail
Adjuvant radiotherapy prolongs biochemical RFS for certain men with prostate cancer
Men with prostate cancer with positive surgical margins or extracapsular extension achieved longer biochemical RFS after radical prostatectomy with adjuvant radiotherapy...
6 days ago - Healio
Nabi Selected as Global Talent for UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2019
Junaid Nabi, MD, MPH, of the Division of Urological Surgery and the Center for Surgery and Public Health, was named a Global Talent by UNLEASH, a global innovation lab that...
13 days ago - BWH
Mayo Clinic ranked top hospital in the United States
The Mayo Clinic was ranked No. 1 on the 2019 to 2020 U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals survey. The Mayo Clinic was also ranked No. 1 hospital in five specialties...
20 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
UCI Medical Center one of America's Best Hospitals, top 10 in California
For the 19th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized UCI Medical Center as one of America's Best Hospitals. The annual rankings recognize hospitals that excel...
20 days ago - UC Irvine Health - 4 articles
Single-port robotic surgery shows promise for urologic cancers and beyond
The most effective and preferred treatment for many cancers remains surgery, and surgical techniques continue to evolve with the rest of the cancer care arsenal. Jihad Kaouk...
23 days ago - Healio
What is hypospadias and how do you repair it?
When Sandra Williams'* son was born, she and her husband both immediately noticed something looked different about his penis. “When I saw him pee, it was coming out from a...
25 days ago - Today's Parent
The headlines of Master Doctor
Pregnant women who drink fluoride-treated water may have children with lower...
A new study from York University in Toronto, Canada, found that there was a 4.5-point lower IQ score in boys for every 1mg/L increase of fluoride found in a mother's urine sample.
How 2 Moms Started A Genius, No-Bullshit Kids Clothing Line
An orange coat for her twin girls. That's all Galyn Bernard was looking for. Why did she have to go to the boys department to find one? And why did everything in the girls...
Blindness Can Be Treated Soon Using Optic Nerve Stimulation Technique
Permanent blindness may no longer be permanent, and it could be cured by stimulating the optic nerve with a new type of intraneural electrode called OpticSELIN.
Take Omega-3 Fatty Acid Medications to Control High Triglyceride Levels
Prescription omega-3 fatty acid drugs can effectively reduce triglyceride levels, and can be safely taken with statin drugs that reduce cholesterol levels.
New Molecule to Improve Heart Attack Recovery Discovered
Newly discovered molecule could help preserve heart tissue during and even after a heart attack, reveals a new study.
Insomniacs may have a greater risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure...
Researchers in Sweden found people with a genetic trait for insomnia faced higher odds of heart disease or a stroke.
Brown Coal Substance can Fight Viruses
Biologically active molecular components of humic substances extracted from brown coal can help combat tick-borne encephalitis virus, reveals a new study.
Mutation of a Specific Gene Can Put you at Higher Risk for Alcoholism
Mutation of the COMT gene puts people at higher risk for alcoholism and drug addiction at a younger age.
When it comes to chocolate, darker is healthier: Experts find it can reduce...
Let your sweet tooth rejoice: Eating dark chocolate is good for your cardiovascular health, says a recent study in the journal Nutrition. The research, a collaboration between...
You know the health benefits of chia - but what about basil seeds?
Chia seeds are popular superfoods because they can improve your digestive health. But if you want to try something new, consider something that also offers many health...