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Old World Monkeys Could Be Key to a New, Powerful Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy

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A study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that a peptide only found in Old World monkeys has the potential to stop rheumatoid arthritis progression better than established treatments.
16-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

USC Roski Eye Institute Experts Present Breakthrough Research at AAO 2017

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USC Roski Eye Institute experts will present advances in stem cell–based therapy, biopsy techniques, diabetic retinal detachment repair and more at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017 meeting in New Orleans, Nov. 10-14.
10-Nov-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

IUDs May Have a Surprising Benefit: Protection Against Cervical Cancer

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A new study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC has found that IUD use is associated with a dramatic decrease in the incidence of cervical cancer.
7-Nov-2017 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

USC Norris Cancer Hospital receives 2017 Press Ganey NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality

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The nurses of USC Norris Cancer Hospital have been recognized for their exceptional care with a 2017 Press Ganey NDNQI Award For Outstanding Nursing Quality at an academic medical center.
1-Nov-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Keck Hospital of USC Earns an “A” Grade for Patient Safety

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Keck Hospital of USC earns an “A” grade from the Leapfrog Group in its Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade rankings.
31-Oct-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Investigates Vaccine and Oral Medication to Stop Alzheimer’s Years Before It Begins

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The Keck School of Medicine of USC launches a new study investigating a vaccine and oral medication to stop Alzheimer’s years before it begins
14-Sep-2017 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$8 Million National Science Foundation Grant to Fund Development of a “Bionic Suit” to Help People with Paraplegia Walk

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The Keck School of Medicine of USC is one of three institutions to share a highly competitive Cyber-Physical Systems Frontier grant to develop a brain-computer interface to restore walking and lower extremity sensation for people with paraplegia
13-Sep-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

An Innovative Whole-Breast Ultrasound Technology Could Be Life-Saving for Women with Dense Breast Tissue

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is the first site actively recruiting for a clinical trial researching a new, gentle, automated technology for imaging dense breasts.
30-Aug-2017 6:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Final Stretch: MLB Postseason Puts Players’ Endurance to the Test

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Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss the types of injuries professional baseball players are at risk for and how they are treated, along with ways to optimize athletic performance.
3-Oct-2017 9:35 AM EDT

Expert Available for Comment on New JAMA Study Showing High Prevalence of CTE in Brains of Deceased Football Players

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25-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT

Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, Available to Discuss Research on Potential Causes of Autism

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4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

World Kidney Day: Keck Medicine of USC Experts Discuss Kidney Health and Research

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8-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST

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