UC Davis Health System news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Media advisory: Singing is powerful medicine at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12028/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12028 (May 22, 2017) - UC Davis patients with COPD and other pulmonary diseases will perform pieces they learned through singing therapy, a creative approach to improving airflow in and out of the lungs. The group’s song list includes old standards and, in honor of Memorial Day, patriotic numbers. Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12028 Karen Finney 2017-05-22T00:00:00Z Teen artists put their talents and passions to work for 'donate life' https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12007/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12007 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2017) - Competitors in the third annual Sacramento Regional Donate Life Visual Arts Contest shared their winning poster and video entries and were recognized with cash prizes at a ceremony held May 11 at UC Davis Medical Center. Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12007 Karen Finney 2017-05-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Medicine celebrates 46th Commencement https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12020/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 18, 2017) - One hundred and two UC Davis School of Medicine students become doctors tomorrow following the school’s 2017 commencement ceremony on the university’s Davis campus. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12020 Charles Casey 2017-05-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Medicine faculty honored for outstanding achievements https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12019/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12019 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 18, 2017) - A pulmonary health researcher and an orthopaedic surgeon have received two of the UC Davis School of Medicine’s highest faculty honors — the Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award and the C. John Tupper Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12019 Karen Finney 2017-05-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital partners with Sacramento Native American Health Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12009/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12009 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 16, 2017) - UC Davis Children's Hospital this week announces its partnership with the Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC). UC Davis physicians and residents are now seeing pediatric patients at the clinic's J Street medical office.   Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12009 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-05-16T00:00:00Z Alliance calls to eliminate lead poisoning in American children by 2021 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12010/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12010 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2017) - An alliance of leading scientists, health professionals and children’s advocates known as Project TENDR has recommended new national goals for protecting American children from lead poisoning. In a viewpoint published today in JAMA Pediatrics, three alliance members chart a course for better safeguarding children from lead poisoning within five years and eliminating lead exposures by 2030. Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12010 Doreen Purvis 2017-05-15T00:00:00Z An extra special Mother's Day https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12004/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12004 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 12, 2017) - On Mother’s Day last year, UC Davis cardiology patient Michelle Lasater received a heart transplant, ending an intense battle with pregnancy-related heart failure that began after giving birth to her daughter. Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12004 Doreen Purvis 2017-05-12T00:00:00Z First of three department chair candidates to present, May 16 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12002/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12002 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2017) - Cynthia Haq, professor of family medicine and population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is a candidate for the position of chair of the UC Davis Health Department of Family and Community Medicine. She will present her vision for the department on May 16 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 1204, at 4610 X St. in Sacramento. Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12002 Carole Gan 2017-05-11T00:00:00Z In Memoriam: Robert E. Chason, former UC Davis Medical Center CEO https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12000/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12000 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 10, 2017) - Former UC Davis Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Robert E. Chason passed away on May 8, 2017, following a brief illness. He was 73. Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12000 Carole Gan 2017-05-10T00:00:00Z Brain aging, Alzheimer's disease prevention focus of UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center's Community Engagement Learning Series https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11996/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11996 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 9, 2017) - The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center launches its 2017 Community Engagement Learning Series, featuring UC Davis faculty and nationally-prominent researchers with expertise in the field of Alzheimer’s disease. Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11996 Sheri Chow 2017-05-09T00:00:00Z Research examines relationship between autism and genetic disease in children https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11993/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11993 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2017) - Researcher and child neurologist Mustafa Sahin will speak about the relationship between the genetic disease tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and autism in a free public lecture on May 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11993 Sheri Chow 2017-05-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Duchenne team honored by national parent organization https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11989/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11989 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2017) - The UC Davis Neuromuscular Research Center has been recognized as a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy for national leadership in treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11989 Charles Casey 2017-05-05T00:00:00Z Kravitz honored by Society of General Internal Medicine https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11994/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11994 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2017) - Richard Kravitz received the 2017 Elnora M. Rhodes SGIM Service Award during the Society of General Internal Medicine meeting held April 19 to 22 in Washington, D.C. Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11994 Karen Finney 2017-05-05T00:00:00Z Celebrate National Nurses Week, May 6-12 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11990/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11990 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2017) - UC Davis Medical Center will mark National Nurses Week 2017 with the annual Celebration of Nursing Excellence ceremony, Wednesday, May 10, at 11 a.m. at the Education Building. The celebration is open to all. Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11990 Carole Gan 2017-05-05T00:00:00Z MIND Institute Open House reservations still open https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11987/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11987 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2017) - The UC Davis MIND Institute open house will be held Saturday, May 6  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and reservations are still available. Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11987 Dorsey Griffith 2017-05-04T00:00:00Z May is for Miracles at Costco as they raise funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11986/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11986 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2017) - Costco stores throughout Northern California are selling the iconic CMN paper “Miracle Balloons” to raise money for UC Davis Children’s Hospital as part of the Miracle Month of May. 2017 marks 30 years of Costco stores supporting Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11986 Ryan D. Blanc 2017-05-04T00:00:00Z Kair awarded grant to study how breast pump access affects breastfeeding rates https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11774/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11774 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 3, 2017) - Laura Kair, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at UC Davis, has received a $14,000 grant to study whether the distribution of breast pumps at hospital discharge improves exclusive breastfeeding rates among low-income, first-time mothers. Wed, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11774 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-05-03T00:00:00Z Warmer weather, open windows raise risk of kids falling https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11978/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11978 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 2, 2017) - About 5,000 children are treated nationally inl emergency departments each year for window fall-related injuries. These falls and injuries tend to be more common during the spring and summer months, since people tend to open their windows during warm weather. Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11978 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-05-02T00:00:00Z Emergency medicine physician to receive Distinguished Teaching Award from Academic Senate, May 9 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11979/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11979 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 2, 2017) - John Richards, professor of emergency medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine, will receive a Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate and Professional Education from the Academic Senate on May 9. Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11979 Carole Gan 2017-05-02T00:00:00Z CMN Miracle Maker Sunday and Friendship Invitational raise $85,492 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11977/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11977 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 1, 2017) - Golfers came together “fore” the kids at the 11th annual Friendship Invitational this month at the Granite Bay Golf Club. Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11977 Ryan D. Blanc 2017-05-01T00:00:00Z Less is best when treating burn patients with blood transfusions https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11968/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11968 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 26, 2017) - Reducing by half the typical amount of blood provided through transfusions to burn patients makes no difference in terms of patient outcomes, a new multi-center study led by UC Davis researchers shows. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11968 Karen Finney 2017-04-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis cancer researcher receives Kimmel Scholar Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11969/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11969 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 25, 2017) - Sean Collins, assistant professor of microbiology and molecular genetics in the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, has received a Kimmel Scholar Award from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11969 Sheri Chow 2017-04-25T00:00:00Z Early cancer deaths linked to being single, living in a poor neighborhood https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11964/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11964 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 25, 2017) - Patients in California hospitals were more likely to die within 60 days of being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia – a cancer of the blood and bone marrow – if they were unmarried, lived in a less-affluent neighborhood or lacked health insurance. The UC Davis study also found that patients treated at a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center were more likely to survive. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11964 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-25T00:00:00Z Department of Pediatrics hosts PAS Meeting reception on May 7 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11967/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11967 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 24, 2017) - Faculty, alumni and friends are invited to attend the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics' reception at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting in San Francisco. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11967 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-24T00:00:00Z Be a part of Give Day! https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11954/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11954 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2017) - Each April the UC Davis campus celebrates its much-beloved Picnic Day. This year, they're adding a new tradition -- UC Davis Give Day -- as a way to celebrate each other and the awesome community by giving to an area of UC Davis that is important to you. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11954 Carole Gan 2017-04-20T00:00:00Z Second cancers deadlier in young patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11940/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11940 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2017) - Second cancers in children and adolescents and young adults (AYA) are far deadlier than they are in older adults and may partially account for the relatively poor outcomes of cancer patients ages 15-39 overall, a new study by UC Davis researchers has found. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11940 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-20T00:00:00Z Groundbreaking event celebrates level I verification, vision for new UC Davis Children's Surgery Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11945/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11945 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 19, 2017) - More than a hundred attendees had a sneak peek of the new UC Davis Children’s Surgery Center at this week's groundbreaking event and level I children’s surgery verification celebration. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11945 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing launches Family Caregiving Institute https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11941/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11941 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 18, 2017) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis launches a new Family Caregiving Institute, dedicated to the well-being of those who care for others, with a $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11941 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-04-18T00:00:00Z New research on treatment for pediatric bipolar disorder focus of UC Davis lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11938/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11938 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 17, 2017) - While medication is a common treatment for adults who suffer from bipolar disorder, not much research has been done on this treatment in pediatric patients – until now. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11938 Sheri Chow 2017-04-17T00:00:00Z UC Health receives Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11937/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11937 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 14, 2017) - UC Health, which includes the medical centers at UC Davis, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine and UC Los Angeles, has received the 2017 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award from ECRI Institute in Plymouth Meeting, Penn. Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11937 Carole Gan 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing hosts Community Conversation on health care, technology https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11936/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11936 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 14, 2017) - The fragmentation between the technology and health care worlds took center stage last night at a Community Conversation presented by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis: “Why is my Smartphone Personalized, but my Health Care is Not?” Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11936 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health's Specialty Pharmacy accredited, recognized for highest level of comprehensive quality care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11923/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11923 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 12, 2017) - The Specialty Pharmacy at UC Davis Health has been accredited through 2020 by URAC, an independent nonprofit organization and national leader in promoting health-care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11923 Carole Gan 2017-04-12T00:00:00Z Road safety event scheduled for Friday, April 21 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11823/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11823 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 11, 2017) - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and UC Davis Health is hosting a Road Safety event on Friday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the Education Building lobby, 4610 X Street, Sacramento. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11823 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-11T00:00:00Z Improving outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorder https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11918/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11918 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 7, 2017) - Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will be the topic of the next Minds behind the MIND lecture on April 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. The lecture is free and open to the public. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11918 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute observes Autism Awareness Month https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11913/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11913 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 5, 2017) - April is Autism Awareness Month, and the UC Davis MIND Institute has several events planned to help increase understanding of and provide resources to families affected by the disorder. All events will be held at the MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11913 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center named a "Great Hospital in America" https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11911/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11911 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2017) - UC Davis Medical Center ranks among the 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017, a distinction by Becker's Hospital Review that recognizes excellence, leadership and innovation in the hospital and health-care industry. The Great Hospitals 2017 list appears online today. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11911 Carole Gan 2017-04-04T00:00:00Z Finding signs of anxiety and autism early in infants with fragile X syndrome https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11906/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11906 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2017) - Anxiety and autism are often key features of children with fragile X syndrome, but are not always identified early in life when treatments may be most effective.  Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11906 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-04T00:00:00Z Tips for preventing texting while driving https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11908/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11908 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 3, 2017) - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and UC Davis Children’s Hospital is highlighting the dangers of texting while driving. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11908 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-03T00:00:00Z Home sweet home: Formerly conjoined twins leave UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11900/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11900 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 29, 2017) - After a nearly there-week stay at UC Davis Children's Hospital, Erika and Eva Sandoval have returned to their Antelope home.  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11900 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center named Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11902/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11902 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 29, 2017) - For the seventh year in a row, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has named UC Davis Medical Center a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.” Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11902 Carole Gan 2017-03-29T00:00:00Z Hitting cancer with high-intensity ultrasound and immunotherapy https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11898/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11898 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 23, 2017) - In a new study published today in JCI Insight, UC Davis researchers have shown that combining high-intensity focused ultrasound with two immunotherapies (a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor and TLR9 agonist) can produce excellent response rates in mouse models of epithelial cancer. They also found that, for the combination to be effective, immunotherapies must come first. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11898 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-23T00:00:00Z Children's Hospital's online newsletter published today https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11899/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11899 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 23, 2017) - The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its spring issue today. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11899 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-23T00:00:00Z Match Day 2017 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11894/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11894 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 22, 2017) - UC Davis School of Medicine’s festive Match Day ceremony in Sacramento provided medical students with delight and anticipation that many say is more significant than commencement. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11894 Charles Casey 2017-03-22T00:00:00Z Telemedicine Saves Patients Time, Money https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11887/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11887 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2017) - UC Davis patients avoided millions of miles of driving — and their associated financial and environmental costs — by getting their clinical care via videoconferencing, a new study by the UC Davis School of Medicine has found. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11887 Charles Casey 2017-03-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis music, pet and cuddle therapy programs featured in new KVIE documentary https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11890/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11890 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2017) - Three UC Davis programs are featured in a new documentary produced by KVIE that explores non-pharmacological approaches to helping people heal. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11890 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-21T00:00:00Z Ads for low-testosterone treatments benefit sales but not necessarily health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11889/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11889 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2017) - Direct-to-consumer advertising for drugs to treat testosterone deficiency — or “low T” — increases prescriptions to men for hormone-replacement therapies but may not improve their health, UC Davis physician Richard Kravitz said in an editorial published in the March 21 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11889 Karen Finney 2017-03-21T00:00:00Z TAVR program reaches a milestone https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11883/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11883 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 15, 2017) - The cardiologists, nurses and technicians of Sacramento’s first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) team celebrated a milestone on March 6. For five years, they have provided a minimally invasive treatment option to patients with aortic valve stenosis. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11883 Karen Finney 2017-03-15T00:00:00Z Wild Bill's Tattoo-a-thon raises $18,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11882/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11882 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 15, 2017) - Wild Bill’s 16th annual Tattoo-a-thon raised $18,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital. Thirty tattoo artists volunteered to work 16 hours during this year’s event on Feb. 25. All proceeds – including tips – were donated to UC Davis Children’s Hospital.  Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11882 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers investigate adult blood-clotting drug for use in severely injured children https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11876/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11876 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) - UC Davis emergency medicine researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) to investigate the safety and efficacy of a drug known to stop bleeding in injured adults for use in cases of pediatric trauma. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11876 Charles Casey 2017-03-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis ranks among nation's top medical schools https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11871/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11871 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) - U.S. News & World Report has ranked UC Davis School of Medicine among America's best medical schools for the quality of its educational programs in primary care and research. The annual listing appears today on the news magazine’s website and will be published in its guidebook, “America's Best Graduate Schools 2018.” Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11871 Carole Gan 2017-03-14T00:00:00Z U.S. News & World Report recognizes UC Davis School of Nursing as one of nation's top graduate schools https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11878/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11878 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) - U.S. News & World Report names the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis among the nation’s best for master’s-degree nursing programs in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11878 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-03-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds disparities in clinical trial consent process https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11842/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11842 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 13, 2017) - Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have found that clinicians in a multicenter pediatric trial failed to get consent from black and Hispanic parents at higher rates than white parents. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11842 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-13T00:00:00Z How H. pylori thrives in the highly acidic stomach https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11868/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11868 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 9, 2017) - An international team of reseachers led by Thomas Borén at Umeå University and including Jay Solnick, professor internal medicine at UC Davis, has discovered the tmechanism that gives the bacteria such staying-power and ability to cause chronic infection. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11868 Carole Gan 2017-03-09T00:00:00Z Doctor kit toys and infant rattle drive hosted at Republic FC headquarters https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11867/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11867 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 8, 2017) - UC Davis Children's Hospital is accepting doctor kit toys and infant rattle donations now through Tuesday, March 14 at the Republic FC headquarters in Sacramento. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11867 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-08T00:00:00Z Developing new collaborations and technologies https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11858/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11858 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2017) - With a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), UC Davis and Boston University will focus on establishing partnerships with industry, academe and government that lead to the development of innovative biophotonic technologies for use in medicine and other scientific disciplines. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11858 Carole Gan 2017-03-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center sponsors Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11843/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11843 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2017) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center will host its first Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium, a conference which will bring together medical experts and researchers, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, radiologists, sonographers and pediatric cardiac nurses to discuss the changing landscape of congenital cardiac care. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11843 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis joins national consortium to find regenerative treatments for dental and craniofacial tissues https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11863/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11863 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2017) - UC Davis will join other California research institutions in a three-year, $12 million effort to find regenerative treatments for dental, oral and craniofacial deformities and injuries. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11863 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-07T00:00:00Z Doctors and patients often disagree on pain treatment goals https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11859/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11859 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2017) - Disagreements between doctors and patients over the priorities of pain treatment are common during primary care office visits, new research from UC Davis Health shows. Patients hope to reduce pain intensity and identify the cause, while physicians aim to improve physical function and reduce medication side effects, including dependency. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11859 Karen Finney 2017-03-06T00:00:00Z Cerebrospinal fluid shows promise as autism biomarker https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11841/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11841 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2017) - Researchers from the UC Davis MIND Institute, University of North Carolina (UNC) and other institutions have found that altered distribution of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in high-risk infants can predict whether they will develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study appears today in the journal Biological Psychiatry. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11841 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis licenses novel compound that helps stem cells regenerate bone https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11857/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11857 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 3, 2017) - The University of California, Davis, has reached a licensing agreement with Regenerative Arthritis and Bone Medicine (RABOME) for a class of drugs developed at the university that hold potential for treating diseases associated with bone loss and inflammatory arthritis. Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11857 Charles Casey 2017-03-03T00:00:00Z How one gene can worsen the effect of a pregnant woman's illness on the fetal brain https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11851/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11851 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 2, 2017) - Professor and researcher Theo Palmer will speak about the relationship between maternal illness and autism genes in a free public lecture on March 8 at 4:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11851 Sheri Chow 2017-03-02T00:00:00Z