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NEWS IN BRIEF

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UC Davis Health System kicked off an 18-month advertising campaign during the broadcast of the Olympic Games last August, with the message that "there's an entire university behind every doctor." ...
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Project aims to reduce use of emergency medical services
The Sacramento Effective Medical Care Task Force has received a $900,000 grant to link frequent users of emergency services to available social, psychiatric and health-related services in the community ...
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Diabetes self-management program launched
UC Davis School of Medicine and Medical Center are offering a new education and training program that strives to help patients with diabetes assume a greater role in managing their own daily care ...
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Newer, more powerful MRI expands research capabilities
The first ultra-high field scanner in the Sacramento area has been installed at the UC Davis Health System Imaging Research Center ...
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UC Davis conducts asthma camp for kids
More than 30 children with asthma attended a special summer camp sponsored by the UC Davis Asthma Network (UCAN), where they took part in the traditional fun activities of camp while learning how to control their disease ...
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Study supports immediate reconstruction after mastectomy
Performing breast reconstruction surgery at the time of mastectomy does not delay post-operative chemotherapy for women with breast cancer, according to the first study designed to answer the question ...
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Memorial service honors donors of bodies to medicine
An annual ceremony to recognize individuals who have donated their bodies to support medical research and education at the UC Davis School of Medicine was held last fall on the UC Davis campus ...
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  UC Davis scientists find clues in mood disorders
Researchers lead by UC Davis have found altered gene activity in people who suffer from major depression, a discovery that may one day help doctors better diagnose and treat the condition ...
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  School of Medicine welcomes 36th class
UC Davis School of Medicine leaders welcomed their 36th class during the school's annual Induction Ceremony last fall on the Health Sciences Quad of the UC Davis campus ...
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  UC Davis research awards exceed $420 million
UC Davis researchers received $420.7 million in extramural funding in fiscal year 2004. The figure, a slight decrease over the previous year's record total of $426.3 million, reflects a reduction in state funding ...
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  Cancer incidence, mortality down for Asian Americans
The incidence of cancer among Asian Americans in California has dropped 5.9 percent and deaths from the disease have dropped 16.3 percent since 1988, according to research reported last fall at the fifth Asian American Cancer Control Academy ...
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  Hmong immigrants face high rates of cancer
Many of the 15,000 Hmong immigrants arriving in the United States in the next year will confront an illness that has no name in the Hmong language — cancer ...
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Unique training program improves autism research
Researchers have determined how circuits in the frontal lobe of the brain work together to keep attention on track and minimize errors, a finding that could hold keys to a better understanding of attention disorders. The research appeared earlier this year in the journal Science ...
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