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NEWS IN BRIEF

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Ann Bonham named acting executive associate dean
Ann Bonham, professor and chair of the UC Davis School of Medicine Department of Medical Pharmacology and Toxicology is the new acting executive associate dean of the school ...
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Traditional test for predicting heart disease found unreliable
For years, emergency physicians have used nitroglycerin as a method for identifying heart disease as a cause of chest pain ...
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Ophthalmologist receives grant to study bioengineered material
Ivan R. Schwab, UC Davis Health System professor of ophthalmology, has received a $50,000 grant to spend a year-long sabbatical helping to develop a bioengineered material, using a patient's own cells and blood ...
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Immune, protein alterations found in blood samples of children with autism
Scientists from the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute have found components of the immune system and proteins and metabolites in the blood of children with autism to be substantially different from those found in typically developing children ...
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Brain region recovery possible in former methamphetamine users
Adaptive changes in chemical activity in certain regions of the brain of former methamphetamine users who have not used the drug for a year or more suggest some recovery of neuronal structure and function ...
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CT technology may be gentler, more accurate than mammography
A new breast screening technology that may be able to detect tumors earlier than mammography without the need for uncomfortable breast compression — is being tested in patients at UC Davis Medical Center ...
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Town raises $1 million to fight cancer
The Gold Rush-era community of Auburn, Calif., has raised a million dollars for cancer research ...
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  Researchers discover new link between C-reactive protein and heart disease, stroke
The cells that line the arteries are able to produce C-reactive protein, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health and published in the American Journal of Pathology ...
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  UC Davis study on drug advertising shows influence on physicians
Patients requesting specific medications can have a profound effect on physicians prescribing medications for major depression, according to a new study, led by researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine and Medical Center ...
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  Study shows women not using tamoxifen for cancer prevention
Among women at high risk for breast cancer, fewer than one in five were inclined to take the drug tamoxifen to prevent the disease, according to UC Davis Health System researchers ...
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  Immune system reactions different in children with autism
A new study by researchers at the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute and the NIEHS Center for Children's Environmental Health demonstrate that children with autism have different immune system responses than children who do not have the disorder ...
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  Magazine ranks School of Medicine among best for primary care, research
In U.S. News & World Report's annual list of America's best graduate schools, the magazine again included the UC Davis School of Medicine as among the best in the country for primary care and research. ...
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