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NEWS IN BRIEF

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Medical center studies portable satellite system
Using the same portable satellite terminal technology that enables journalists to broadcast news reports live from distant regions throughout the world, UC Davis physicians are delivering specialty care to patients who live in some of California's remotest communities...
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Home care for chronic illnesses studied
A $2.4 million federal grant provides funding for a study at UC Davis Medical Center that compares the effectiveness of three models of home health care with care delivered via episodic office visits...
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UC Davis researchers discover syndrome affecting older men
Researchers at UC Davis M.I.N.D Institute have discovered a progressive neurological disorder that predominantly affects men over age 50 and results in tremors, balance problems and dementia that become increasingly severe with age...
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CT scan usage in pediatric minor head trauma studied
For the fifth straight year, survey respondents have named UC Davis Medical Center as having the best quality and image of all hospitals in the Sacramento area...
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Insurance switches could have adverse effects
A study by researchers from UC Davis has concluded that changing health plans may be associated with adverse medical and financial effects...
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Medical center judged best workplace for commuters
UC Davis Medical Center has been named by the federal Environmental Protection Agency and a local coalition to the first-ever list of the best workplaces for commuters in the Sacramento region...
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  Promising single-drug therapy for hard-to-control epilepsy
Two studies by physicians at UC Davis Medical Center have found that levetiracetam, an antiepileptic drug typically used in combination with other drugs, is effective as a single therapy for adult and elderly patients...
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  Grants fund vision imaging technology, training program
John Werner, UC Davis professor of ophthalmology, has received two grants totaling more than $6 million from the National Eye Institute to conduct research into the cellular origins of blinding diseases and to develop a UC Davis campus-wide training program in vision science...
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  World experts in breast cancer research gather in Sacramento
The promise of mouse models of human breast cancer drew nearly 400 scientists from around the world to the 24th Congress of the International Association for Breast Cancer Research, held in November at the Sacramento Convention Center ...
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  UC Davis Genome Center director named
Richard Michelmore, a professor of genetics at UC Davis and an internationally known genomics expert, has been selected as founding director of the UC Davis Genome Center...
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  Tobacco smoke affects children with sickle cell disease more
Physicians and researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine and Medical Center found that children with sickle cell disease who are exposed to tobacco smoke in the home have more complications from the disease than those who live in a smoke-free environment...
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