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NEWS
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NEWS IN BRIEF

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'Best Hospital' in four specialties
UC Davis Medical Center again ranks among the top 50 hospitals in America in four specialties, according to the annual July survey by U.S.News & World Report ...
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New birth defects expert
Well-known pediatric geneticist Simeon Boyadjiev Boyd has joined UC Davis Children's Hospital as the first holder of the Children's Miracle Network ...
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Tumor response may not be best measure
A new Southwest Oncology Group study led by UC Davis Cancer Center researchers suggests that the "disease control rate" may be a more powerful predictor of survival than tumor shrinkage in advanced non-small cell lung cancer ...
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Assessment of children with autism launched
UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute researchers have launched the nation's most comprehensive assessment of children with autism to detect the biological and behavioral patterns that define subtypes of the disorder ...
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New drug extends lung cancer survival
Adding the new molecularly targeted agent bortezomib to a standard chemotherapy regimen of gemcitabine and carboplatin prolongs survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer ...
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Grape seed extract may reduce blood pressure
Grape seed extract lowered the blood pressure of patients who participated in a UC Davis study of the benefits of the supplement on people with high blood pressure ...
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Thimerosal linked with immune system dysfunction
A team of cell biologists, toxicologists and molecular bioscientists at UC Davis has connected thimerosal with disruptions in antigen-presenting cells, known as dendritic cells, obtained from mice ...
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  Apples' protective ways identified
A research team led by Eric Gershwin, professor of allergy, rheumatology and immunology has discovered that apple extract is able to protect cells from damage and death ...
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  Molecule that targets leukemia, lymphoma cells found
UC Davis Cancer Center researchers have developed a novel peptide that binds to the surface of leukemia and lymphoma cells with extremely high affinity, specificity and stability ...
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  Better, safer test for pernicious anemia
UC Davis and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have developed a safer, more accurate test for pernicious anemia and other conditions related to the poor absorption of vitamin B12 ...
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  Smoking impact on Asians greater than realized
UC Davis Cancer Center researchers have discovered Korean, Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese American men in California die of cancer at three times the rate of south Asian women in California ...
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  Bariatric program awarded center of excellence
The American Society for Bariatric Surgery has designated UC Davis as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. The designation, awarded to those programs with outstanding outcomes, safety records and facilities ...
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  Telemedicine program honored
The American Telemedicine Association has awarded UC Davis Health System's Center for Health and Technology with its President's Award for leadership and innovation in using telecommunication technology to improve the delivery of health care ...
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