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2020
November
18,
2020
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than 35 million people in the United States have diabetes, which has been linked to worse outcomes from COVID-19. During National Diabetes Month, Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss how the pandemic has affected people with diabetes and what th...
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November
17,
2020
| 07:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
COVID-19 cases are on the rise, reaching crisis levels in some areas of the country. The outbreak is putting a damper on plans to gather with friends and family for Thanksgiving. Neha Nanda, MD, a leading infectious disease expert with Keck Medicine ...
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November
16,
2020
| 06:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Monoclonal antibodies made headlines in early October when President Donald Trump was treated for COVID-19 with an experimental monoclonal antibody drug made by Regeneron.As part of a nationwide effort to discover more about the effects...
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November
11,
2020
| 11:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
On Friday, Nov. 6, at approximately 3:15 p.m., a helicopter crashed on the helipad on the roof of Keck Hospital of USC. The helicopter was carrying a heart for a scheduled transplant.The two members of the Keck Medicine of USC transplant team who wer...
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October
21,
2020
| 05:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — An estimated 5.5 million people in the United States live with Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia. Keck Medicine of USC is enrolling individuals in an international phase 3 clinical trial to examine the sa...
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September
21,
2020
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
The fall signals the start of the flu season, which, along with the COVID-19 pandemic, some are calling a “twindemic.” How and why should people protect themselves from influenza? Keck Medicine of USC family medicine physician Anjali Mahoney, MD, ans...
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September
14,
2020
| 07:31 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES – Patients treated for bladder cancer with a surgery known as radical cystectomy have worse outcomes if they are smokers, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis by Keck Medicine of USC. The study appeared in The Journal of Uro...
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September
08,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
For some prostate cancer patients, radical treatment (surgery or radiation) are treatment standards. However, these procedures may cause side effects including urinary incontinence or impotency. A new study from USC Urology with Keck Medicine of U...
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August
19,
2020
| 09:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES —Keck Medicine of USC has named Eric Strucko as the new chief financial officer. Previously, Strucko served as the senior vice president and CFO for Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Medical Group. “Eric has more t...
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August
16,
2020
| 11:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medicine of USC is enrolling volunteers as part of a multicenter clinical trial sponsored by AstraZeneca to determine if an experimental vaccine known as AZD1222 provides protection against the coronavirus. The trial will also test...
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August
04,
2020
| 03:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Keck Medicine of USC have named renowned oncologist and cancer researcher Steven Grossman, MD, PhD, as the center’s cancer physician in chief. In this inaugural position, Grossman will prov...
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July
30,
2020
| 09:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases, according to an updated report by the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care presented at the Alzheimer’s Association Inter...
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July
27,
2020
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, was ranked No. 18 on the U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. The academic medical center also was ranked among the t...
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June
29,
2020
| 13:49 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES — USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC today announced a $5 million gift from the Rosalie and Harold Rae Brown Charitable Foundation. The gift was received from Harold R. Brow...
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June
25,
2020
| 14:27 PM America/Los_Angeles
LOS ANGELES –The United States military has a constant need for service members who can serve in elite and specialized military units, such as the Marine Corps. However, because the training courses for these forces is so rigorous, the dropout rate i...
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April
30,
2020
| 14:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This rating places Keck Hospital among the safest hospitals in the United States and follows the ...
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2019
October
30,
2019
| 16:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
A new study published in Lancet Oncology reveals that the internet popularity of health awareness campaigns may not always translate into a greater interest in related health behaviors. Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC compared Pi...
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2016
December
13,
2016
| 09:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, co-director of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute and director of the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2016 Fellows Program, the highest profess...
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