UC Davis Health System news http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Walmart and Sam's Club kick off CMN fundraising campaign for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12292/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12292 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 20, 2017) - Sam's Club and Walmart are kicking off their annual Miracle Balloon campaign by asking customers to support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and its local hospital, UC Davis Children’s Hospital, from Sept. 21 to Oct. 29. Customers can donate $1 or more when they check out at the register. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12292 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-09-20T00:00:00Z Fall prevention documentary includes UC Davis Health experts http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12275/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12275 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 15, 2017) - Public television station KVIE begins airing the documentary “Before the Fall” on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. The documentary includes strategies for treating and reducing the risks of falls from UC Davis Health experts Mark Lee, professor of orthopaedic surgery, and Christy Adams, trauma prevention coordinator and co-founder of the StopFalls Coalition. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12275 Karen Finney 2017-09-15T00:00:00Z University of California Cancer Consortium takes on California's $14 billion killer http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12263/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12263 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 11, 2017) - The University of California’s five academic cancer centers, including the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, have formed a consortium to better address California’s most pressing cancer-related problems and opportunities, UC President Janet Napolitano and Dr. John Stobo, executive vice president of UC Health, announced Sept. 11. Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12263 Dorsey Griffith 2017-09-11T00:00:00Z Entravision Radiothon raises $182,960 for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12266/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12266 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 11, 2017) - Entravision and Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis announced that $182,960 was raised for UC Davis Children’s Hospital during its 72-hour Radiothon last month. Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12266 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-09-11T00:00:00Z Folic acid may mitigate autism risk from pesticides http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12255/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12255 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 8, 2017) - Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception reduce their children’s pesticide-related autism risk.  Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12255 Dorsey Griffith 2017-09-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute wins coveted ACE grant http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12258/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12258 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 7, 2017) - The UC Davis MIND Institute has been awarded a 5-year, $12 million Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) grant, one of five in the nation, to create a “Center for the Development of Phenotype-based Treatments of Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12258 Dorsey Griffith 2017-09-07T00:00:00Z "Doctor PE" deepens K-6 students' connections with health http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12257/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12257 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 6, 2017) - When Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Carrie Norris was viewing her students’ Valentine’s Day art honoring what they love most, among the tributes to parents, friends and pets was one for “Doctor PE.” That student was referring to a unique and popular program that brings UC Davis family and community medicine residents to her school twice each week to teach physical education. Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12257 Karen Finney 2017-09-06T00:00:00Z How behavior influences cognitive health topic of Community Engagement Series lecture http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12246/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12246 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 5, 2017) - Robert Wilson, professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences and Department of Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center, will speak about “Behavioral Contributions to Cognitive Health” on Thursday, Sept. 14 the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12246 Dorsey Griffith 2017-09-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health and Elica Health Centers Announce New Affiliation http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12247/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12247 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2017) - UC Davis Health and Elica Health Centers have established a new affiliation agreement that will provide high quality, affordable health care to thousands of people in the Sacramento-area community. Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12247 Doreen Purvis 2017-08-31T00:00:00Z Gun safety recommendations for parents http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12250/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12250 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2017) - In the United States, one in three homes with young children have guns, many which are unlocked and unloaded. To protect children, UC Davis Children’s Hospital reminds parents to keep firearms out of children’s reach and offers these recommendations. Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12250 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-08-31T00:00:00Z Knoepfler awarded second Alex's Lemonade Stand research grant http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12241/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12241 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 30, 2017) - UC Davis stem cell scientist Paul Knoepfler has been awarded a second $250,000 grant for glioma research from an organization begun 15 years ago by a 5-year-old girl with a deadly form of childhood cancer. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12241 Dorsey Griffith 2017-08-30T00:00:00Z The understudied consequences of peripheral neuropathy after chemotherapy http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12238/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12238 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 29, 2017) - In two papers published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute researchers from UC Davis, UCLA and other institutions have found that peripheral neuropathy, which causes pain, numbness, and tingling in hands and/or feet, can bother early-stage breast cancer patients years after completing chemotherapy. In addition, a systematic literature review found only a handful of studies that tracked long-term peripheral neuropathy, leaving little data for patients and clinicians to make informed decisions. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12238 Dorsey Griffith 2017-08-29T00:00:00Z Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Sept. 20 http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12230/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12230 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 28, 2017) - The UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12230 Caitlin Scordalakis 2017-08-28T00:00:00Z Stem cell treatment for children with spina bifida helps dogs first http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12233/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12233 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 24, 2017) - A pair of English bulldog puppies are the first patients to be successfully treated with a unique therapy — a combination of surgery and stem cells — developed at the University of California, Davis, to help preserve lower-limb function in children with spina bifida. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12233 Doreen Purvis 2017-08-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Telehealth Colloquium set for Oct. 23-24 http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12232/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12232 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 23, 2017) - UC Davis Health will host the Pediatric Telehealth Colloquium on Oct. 23-24 at the UC Davis Conference Center in Davis. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12232 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-08-23T00:00:00Z CMN Mediathon on ABC10 raises $573,586 for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12221/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12221 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 21, 2017) - After a 19-hour Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Mediathon on ABC10 KXTV, the final totals revealed that Mediathon viewers and partners raised $573,586 for UC Davis Children's Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Sacramento. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12221 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-08-21T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network mediathon today! Follow the stories. http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12226/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12226 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2017) - Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12226 Carole Gan 2017-08-18T00:00:00Z Before sarcoma surgery - radiation http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12224/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12224 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2017) - UC Davis researchers have shown that radiation therapy before surgery improves overall survival for patients with soft tissue sarcomas. This pre-surgical, or neoadjuvant, radiotherapy allows surgeons to get better margins around tumors and remove even microscopic cancer tissue more often. The study was published recently  in the Annals of Surgical Oncology.  Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12224 Dorsey Griffith 2017-08-18T00:00:00Z Study of California kidney cancer shows declining incidence, end of a trend http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12223/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12223 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2017) - A review of kidney cancer in California from 1988 through 2013 by the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) has concluded that the high incidence of small tumors and early-stage disease observed in California from 1988 until about 2009 has declined and stabilized in recent years, signaling the end of a trend. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12223 Carole Gan 2017-08-18T00:00:00Z Healthy living for healthy aging talk in Vietnamese set for Sept. 11 http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12217/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12217 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2017) - The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, in conjunction with Asian Resources, Inc. and the Alzheimer’s Association will host an event on research exploring the connections between brain and body at a free event Monday, Sept. 11 from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12217 Dorsey Griffith 2017-08-16T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center receives Excellence in Life Support Award http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12216/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12216 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 15, 2017) - UC Davis Medical Center has received the Gold Level ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) for its Extracorporeal Life Support Program. The program provides lifesaving support for failing organ systems in infants, children and adults. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12216 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-08-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis programs to focus on pain management http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12211/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12211 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 11, 2017) - Three educational programs are now open to primary care providers with an interest in strengthening their skills in pain management and responsible opioid prescribing:Train-the-Trainer: Primary Care Pain Management FellowshipEssentials of Primary Care Pain Management Continuing Medical Education (CME) ConferenceMedication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12211 Charles Casey 2017-08-11T00:00:00Z Papa Murphy's pizzas to support UC Davis Children's Hospital -- Aug. 18-19 http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12210/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12210 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 11, 2017) - Get ready for $5 Take ‘N’ Bake pizzas next Friday morning, Aug. 18, in parking lot #3 (near the corner of 45th and X streets) at the medical center. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12210 Charles Casey 2017-08-11T00:00:00Z Impulsivity in teens, young adults subject of $3.7 million UC Davis grant http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12208/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12208 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 11, 2017) - Julie Schweitzer, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and UC Davis MIND Institute researcher, has received a $3.7 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to track impulsivity and self-control in teens and young adults over time. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12208 Dorsey Griffith 2017-08-11T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center now offers moms nitrous oxide during labor http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12207/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12207 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2017) - Laughing gas, also known as nitrous oxide, is not just for the dentist’s office. UC Davis Medical Center is now offering nitrous oxide as a pain relief option for mothers during labor. Mothers can breathe in this colorless, odorless nitrous oxide gas -- a blend of nitrous and oxygen -- using a mask that they hold over their mouth and nose to help them relax during contractions. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12207 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-08-10T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network partners with Entravision for Radiothon Aug. 17-19 http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12077/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12077 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 9, 2017) - Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis will kick off its Radiothon with Entravision Aug. 17-19 to raise funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Stations will broadcast a mix of patient stories, facts and interviews into regular programming to raise awareness of and funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital.  Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12077 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-08-09T00:00:00Z Lecture explores whether health and wellness classes can improve brain function http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12204/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12204 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 9, 2017) - Juliana Baldo, associate director of the Center for Aphasia and Related Disorders at the Northern California Veterans Administration, will speak about alternative medicine approaches to brain health at a free public lecture on Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12204 Dorsey Griffith 2017-08-09T00:00:00Z One of America's top hospitals http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12187/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12187 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2017) - U.S. News & World Report, which annually recognizes hospitals that excel in treating patients with serious and challenging injuries and illnesses, has again ranked UC Davis Medical Center as one of the nation's best hospitals. Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12187 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-08-08T00:00:00Z For one couple, giving life extends beyond family http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12201/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12201 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2017) - Kidney donor Missy Ewing had the chance to meet her organ recipient for the first time at a recent UC Davis Transplant Center celebration. It was the second lifesaving act of generosity for the Ewing family. Her husband, Chris, became a kidney donor three years ago and launched a series of organ swaps between unmatched donor-recipient pairs that led to four people getting transplants. Mon, 07 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12201 Karen Finney 2017-08-07T00:00:00Z Class of 2021 enters the School of Medicine http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12197/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12197 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 4, 2017) - Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12197 Charles Casey 2017-08-04T00:00:00Z Leader in cross-cultural care heads general medicine at UC Davis Health http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12182/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12182 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2017) - Shin-Ping Tu, a national expert on improving health care delivery and cross-cultural medical care, has become chief of the Division of General Medicine at UC Davis Health. She leads a team of nearly 40 physicians who provide comprehensive treatment to adults and research innovative ways to advance patient care, train physicians and improve health policy. Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12182 Karen Finney 2017-08-01T00:00:00Z How UC Davis surgical team saved mom, baby's life without blood transfusion http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12191/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12191 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2017) - During Karine Petrosyan’s pregnancy, she developed a series of very rare and serious conditions, which threatened both her and her baby’s life.  Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12191 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-08-01T00:00:00Z Health plans that shared best practices improved hypertension control for low-income Californians http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12184/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12184 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 31, 2017) - Health plans that collaborated to share best practices and successful strategies for treating patients diagnosed with hypertension saw significant improvement in controlling high blood pressure, a study by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and UC Davis Institute of Population Health Improvement (IPHI) has found. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12184 Carole Gan 2017-07-31T00:00:00Z 2017 Dave and Dan Classic raises more than $1.273 million for children's hospitals including UC Davis Children's Hospital http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12188/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12188 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 31, 2017) - This year’s fifth annual Dave and Dan Classic, presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union, raised more than $1.273 million to support Credit Unions for Kids, benefiting six Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington, including UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12188 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-07-31T00:00:00Z Med student focusing on brain research awarded 2017 O'Connor research grant http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12183/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12183 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2017) - John Paul Aboubechara, a fifth-year student in the combined M.D./Ph.D. program at UC Davis School of Medicine, has been honored with this year’s Daniel T. O’Connor, M.D., Memorial Research Grant. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12183 Charles Casey 2017-07-28T00:00:00Z Massive study launched to test personalized approach to breast cancer screening http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12179/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12179 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2017) - Sorting out when or whether to get mammograms can be perplexing for any woman, and a health provider’s advice may not settle the matter. That’s because even experts disagree about when screening mammography is appropriate and for whom. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12179 Dorsey Griffith 2017-07-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing professor named Gerontological Society of America fellow http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12174/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12174 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2017) - Debra Bakerjian, an associate adjunct professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is among the 72 new fellows of the Gerontological Society of America. Leaders of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging announced this year’s class at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congressin San Francisco July 25. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12174 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-07-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis to lead $14 million Alzheimer's disease study in Latinos http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12167/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12167 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 25, 2017) - The University of California has been awarded a nearly $14.7 million multi-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study contributors to dementia in the Latino population in the United States. The multicenter study will examine the biological underpinnings of stroke, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease among Hispanics, and pursue new therapeutic directions to reduce brain health disparities.   Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12167 Dorsey Griffith 2017-07-25T00:00:00Z UC Davis liderará estudio de $14 millones sobre la enfermedad de Alzheimer entre latinos http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12178/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12178 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 25, 2017) - La Universidad de California ha recibido una subvención de casi $14.7 millones, distribuida entre varios años, de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud a fin de estudiar los factores que contribuyen en la demencia entre la población latina en los Estados Unidos. El estudio entre múltiples centros examinará los fundamentos biológicos de los accidentes cerebrovasculares, las discapacidades cognitivas leves y la enfermedad de Alzheimer entre los hispanos, y procurará nuevas vías terapéuticas para reducir las disparidades en la salud del cerebro. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12178 Doreen Purvis 2017-07-25T00:00:00Z UC Firearm Violence Prevention Research Center launched at UC Davis http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12176/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12176 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 24, 2017) - The University of California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis’ Sacramento campus officially launched July 4 under the direction of Garen Wintemute, a professor of emergency medicine and recognized authority on the epidemiology of firearm violence.  Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12176 Carole Gan 2017-07-24T00:00:00Z Miracle Treat Day benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital on July 27 http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12150/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12150 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 21, 2017) - On Thursday, July 27, in celebration of Miracle Treat Day, participating Dairy Queen® locations in Sacramento will come together to raise funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital.  Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12150 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-07-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis-led group receives $17 million NCI grant http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12166/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12166 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 19, 2017) - Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) investigators have received a $17 million program project grant renewal from the National Cancer Institute to study the effectiveness of different breast cancer screening and surveillance strategies using digital mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography), and breast MRI. Co-led by UC Davis researcher and Dean's Professor of Biostatistics Diana Miglioretti, the consortium seeks to ensure that women get personalized care based on their individual risk and preferences. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12166 Dorsey Griffith 2017-07-19T00:00:00Z Clinical trial shows some promise for Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12164/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12164 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 18, 2017) - The results of an international clinical trial, led in part by a UC Davis School of Medicine expert, have shown that a drug therapy for a severe type of muscular dystrophy holds promise for a subgroup of patients. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12164 Charles Casey 2017-07-18T00:00:00Z Study quantifying oral antibiotic overprescribing in outpatient settings receives CDC national award http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12162/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12162 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2017) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adverse drug events from antibiotics result in roughly 143,000 emergency department visits each year nationwide. A research study, co-authored by emergency medicine associate professor Larissa May and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2016, has been selected for the 2017 Charles C. Shepard Science Award in the Assessment category. Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12162 Carole Gan 2017-07-14T00:00:00Z Kuppermann gets award of a lifetime http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12161/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12161 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2017) - The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) recently honored Nate Kuppermann with more than just a lifetime award for meritorious accomplishments in research and mentorship. Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12161 Charles Casey 2017-07-14T00:00:00Z One-of-a-kind physician training blends family medicine with obstetrics http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12152/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12152 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 13, 2017) - The nation’s first and only fully integrated family medicine and obstetrics medical residency program recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Known as the UC Davis Family Medicine/Obstetrics (FMOB) Residency, the program trains doctors in the “whole family” approach of family medicine together with the intricacies of labor and delivery. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12152 Karen Finney 2017-07-13T00:00:00Z Kristin Hoffman named 2017 Eli Gold Prize recipient http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12136/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12136 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 13, 2017) - Kristin Hoffman, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded the 2017 Eli Gold Prize this month. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12136 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-07-13T00:00:00Z The benefits of breast milk on gut health topic of July 27 presentation http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12146/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12146 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 13, 2017) - How can our bodies have protection against infections and the protection that comes from healthy intestinal bacteria? Mark Underwood, chief of neonatology at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, will discuss how the components of human breast milk help provide answers to these questions on Thursday, July 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Old Soul @ 40 Acres, 3434 Broadway in Sacramento. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12146 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-07-13T00:00:00Z Chronic liver inflammation linked to Western diet, mouse study finds http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12154/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12154 PHILADELPHIA, PA. (July 12, 2017) - A new study published today in The American Journal of Pathologyfound  that mice fed a high-fat, high-sugar Western diet developed hepatic inflammation, which was more common in males than females and most pronounced in mice that also lacked a bile acid receptor known as farnesoid x receptor, or FXR. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12154 Carole Gan 2017-07-12T00:00:00Z Bertakis named distinguished professor http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12153/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12153 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 12, 2017) - Klea Bertakis, professor of family and community medicine, has received the honorary title of distinguished professor, in recognition of her exceptional level of scholarship and excellence in teaching Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12153 Carole Gan 2017-07-12T00:00:00Z Life-saving Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program extended 5 years http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12134/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12134 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 11, 2017) - In a decisive move by the Governor and Legislature, the University of California Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program (UCBCP) has been extended through 2022. The program enables mothers of newborns to donate their babies’ umbilical cord blood and have it publicly banked so it is available to anyone for lifesaving transplantations. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12134 Carole Gan 2017-07-11T00:00:00Z Camp MIND helps children enhance social skills, develop new friendships http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12142/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12142 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 10, 2017) - The little brown-haired girl looked shyly at the man behind the counter at the café and took a breath. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12142 Dorsey Griffith 2017-07-10T00:00:00Z How food can help prevent Alzheimer's disease topic of July 20 lecture http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12147/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12147 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 10, 2017) - Rosane Oliveira, founding director of the UC Davis Integrative Medicine Program, will speak about how diet can affect brain health at a free public lecture on July 20 at 6 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12147 Dorsey Griffith 2017-07-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis physician honored for Huntington's disease work http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12149/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12149 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 10, 2017) - The Northern California chapter of Huntington’s Disease Society of American (HDSA) has honored UC Davis Health’s Lorin Scher for his outstanding service to the Huntington’s disease community in the Sacramento region. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12149 Charles Casey 2017-07-10T00:00:00Z Howell to receive Papanicolaou Award for outstanding achievements in cytopathology http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12138/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12138 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 6, 2017) - Lydia Pleotis Howell, a national leader known for her work to improve women's health, will receive the American Society of Cytopathology’s most prestigious honor, the Papanicolaou Award, at the annual scientific meeting in Phoenix on Nov. 12. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12138 Carole Gan 2017-07-06T00:00:00Z Notice of recent privacy breach http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12143/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12143 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 6, 2017) - UC Davis Health announced today that it is in the process of notifying approximately 15,000 patients of a breach of an employee’s email account as a result of a phishing scam. Though there is no indication that the breach resulted in the actual acquisition of or access to personal or medical information, out of an abundance of caution, the university is notifying patients whose information was stored in the account.  Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12143 Carole Gan 2017-07-06T00:00:00Z Alex's story http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12097/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12097 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 3, 2017) - Estella Mendoza of Dixon was 15 weeks pregnant in September 2016 when a routine blood test and an ultrasound examination detected a serious abnormality: her fetus had myelomeningocele, a form of spina bifida. Mon, 03 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12097 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-07-03T00:00:00Z