UC Davis Health news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health news UC Davis Health news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/global/images/wordmarks/UCDavis-Health-128x50.jpg https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health news UC Davis launches center to advance genome-editing tools https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13866/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13866 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 20, 2019) - The new UC Davis Nonhuman Primate Testing Center for Evaluation of Somatic Cell Genome Editing Tools is designed to serve the nation’s research community by supporting studies that will advance therapies for human diseases through gene editing. Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13866 Doreen Purvis 2019-05-20T00:00:00Z Researchers bring public health focus to UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13860/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13860 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 17, 2019) - The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is stepping up its public health approach to understanding and treating dementia and Alzheimer's disease with the addition of faculty from the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences and their major grant-funded research projects. Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13860 Dorsey Griffith 2019-05-17T00:00:00Z School of Medicine graduates 93 students https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13863/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13863 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 17, 2019) - Keynote speaker Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine Jorge Garcia urges students to discover the "joy of medicine" despite challenging circumstances Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13863 Edwin Garcia 2019-05-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center lecture to cover brain health May 23 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13854/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13854 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 17, 2019) - Join renowned UC Davis Health Alzheimer's disease researcher and expert Charles DeCarli during a lecture on brain health and wellness. Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13854 Shawn Kramer 2019-05-17T00:00:00Z School of Medicine Class of 2019 Graduation Awards https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13858/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13858 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 16, 2019) - Annual awards ceremony honors students, faculty, residents and staff. Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13858 Edwin Garcia 2019-05-16T00:00:00Z Sally Rogers receives 2019 Hibbard Williams Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13853/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13853 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 16, 2019) - Sally Rogers, a professor in the UC Davis Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UC Davis MIND Institute, received the 2019 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award. Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13853 Shawn Kramer 2019-05-16T00:00:00Z To meat or not to meat: Are meatless burgers really healthier? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13851/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13851 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 16, 2019) - Meatless burgers are more popular than ever - but are they good for us? UC Davis Health senior dietitian Marie Barone shares her recommendations.  Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13851 Shawn Kramer 2019-05-16T00:00:00Z In the spotlight: 'The answer to the opioid crisis?' https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13855/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13855 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2019) - A novel pain drug developed at UC Davis has proven effective and non-addictive so far in animal trials, leading to hope it might help ease the opioid crisis in humans. Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13855 2019-05-15T00:00:00Z Artificial intelligence tool vastly scales up Alzheimer's research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13845/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13845 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2019) - Artificial itelligence tool, developed by UC Davis and UCSF scientists, can detect Alzhimer's disease markers in autopsied brain tissue. Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13845 Doreen Purvis 2019-05-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis hosts 20th Northern California Genetics Exchange https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13844/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13844 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2019) - The UC Davis Health Department of Pediatrics, division of Genomic Medicine, hosted the 20th annual Northern California Genetics Exchange (NCGE) Friday, May 10 at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13844 Shawn Kramer 2019-05-14T00:00:00Z Researchers uncover how the body can fight off staph infections https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13847/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13847 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2019) - Research led in part by UC Davis School of Medicine scientists may help in developing a cell-based therapy to fight  potentially deadly staph infections. Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13847 Charles Casey 2019-05-14T00:00:00Z Bold named physician-in-chief of UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13842/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13842 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2019) - Richard Bold, M.D., chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology, has been named Physician-in-Chief of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13842 Dorsey Griffith 2019-05-14T00:00:00Z Young artists promote organ and tissue donation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13840/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13840 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 10, 2019) - The UC Davis Transplant Center and Sierra Donor Services visual arts contest gives high schoolers the chance to express their creativity, win prize money and engage their communities in the Donate Life message. Winners for 2019 were announced this week. Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13840 Karen Finney 2019-05-10T00:00:00Z Cycling: Good for you and the environment https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13832/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13832 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 10, 2019) - Want to start bike riding for fun and fitness? The head coach of the UC Davis Cycling Team offers guidance for getting started and getting the most out of your time in the bike saddle.  Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13832 Karen Finney 2019-05-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health joins study to improve TBI outcomes https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13834/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13834 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 9, 2019) - UC Davis Health has joined a nationwide study — called the Brain Oxygen Optimization in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury trial, or BOOST3 — to identify the safest and most effective way to monitor and treat patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).  Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13834 Karen Finney 2019-05-09T00:00:00Z Is blue light from your cell phone, TV bad for your health? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13837/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13837 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 9, 2019) - Blue light boosts alertness, helps memory and cognitive function, and elevates mood. But overexposure to blue light could be hurting your eyes, sleep cycle. Learn how you can reduce the risk. Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13837 Carole Gan 2019-05-09T00:00:00Z Telemedicine brings care closer to pediatric patients in rural communities https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13836/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13836 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 9, 2019) - While families may be able to find primary care close to home, specialty care is often scarce. To get specialized care for their children, many families are turning to innovations like telehealth – remote consultation through video or audio. James Marcin, director of the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology, answered questions that many parents ask about telehealth. Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13836 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-05-09T00:00:00Z Treating substance use disorder in California emergency departments https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13833/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13833 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2019) - Offering prescription medicine to quell opiate withdrawal and on-site counselors in the emergency department is helping patients with addictions get into recovery programs in their own communities. Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13833 Doreen Purvis 2019-05-08T00:00:00Z Knowing how to talk with patients about substance abuse and where they can get help, June 14 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13831/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13831 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 7, 2019) - 'Breaking the chains of addiction' gives physicians, nurses and counselors the tools and resources they need to get patients on the road to recovery. Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13831 Carole Gan 2019-05-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis Names New Dean for Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13826/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13826 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 6, 2019) - Stephen J. Cavanagh is recognized for developing the health care workforce, maximizing the use of advanced practice nurses in clinics around the region to advance access, and educating the next generations of clinicians and scholars. Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13826 Rebecca Badeaux 2019-05-06T00:00:00Z Is a nurse ever really on vacation? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13827/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13827 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 6, 2019) - A Sacramento man is thankful for the quick thinking and life-saving skills of a UC Davis Medical Center nurse and several others who recently saved his life as he was finishing up a Hawaiian vacation. Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13827 Charles Casey 2019-05-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health to boost revitalization in underserved communities https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13822/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13822 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 3, 2019) - Promise Zone initiative funded by UC Davis Health and community partners will improve neighborhoods Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13822 Edwin Garcia 2019-05-03T00:00:00Z Tips to reduce seasonal allergy symptoms https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13820/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13820 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 3, 2019) - Sneezing. Itchy throat. Watery eyes. It's definitely spring — and allergy time. UC Davis Health allergist Rosemary Hallett offers guidance for controlling symptoms and surviving spring. Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13820 Doreen Purvis 2019-05-03T00:00:00Z Personalized medicine pioneer details regulation in breast cancer, May 7 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13825/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13825 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 3, 2019) - Columbia University Professor Kevin L. Gardner describes the latest research into the molecular mechanisms that increase breast cancer risk. He is the keynote speaker at the 2019 Stowell Lecture at UC Davis Health. Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13825 Doreen Purvis 2019-05-03T00:00:00Z Warmer weather increases kids' risk of falling from windows https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12902/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12902 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 2, 2019) - Each year, about 5,000 children are treated for window fall-related injuries in hospital emergency departments across the country. Here are some preventative tips to keep your family safe. Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12902 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-05-02T00:00:00Z A possible explanation for the higher rate of autism in males? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13819/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13819 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 2, 2019) - Staci Bilbo will share recent research that demonstrated communication, socialization and cognition difficulties in male mice after experiencing maternal stress and exposure to diesel exhaust particles.  Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13819 Shawn Kramer 2019-05-02T00:00:00Z Can horses bring healing for dementia patients and their caregivers? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13812/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13812 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 1, 2019) - The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is working with Connected Horse, a nonprofit that introduces horses and equine activities to people with dementia and their caregivers. The hope is that the connection will support healing. Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13812 Doreen Purvis 2019-05-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health is first in US to use advanced CT scanner on patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13813/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13813 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 1, 2019) - Clinicians at UC Davis Medical Center have scanned more than 500 patients with a new ultra-high-resolution computed tomography (CT) scanner, the first health system in the U.S. to use the machine with patients. Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13813 Charles Casey 2019-05-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis Names New Dean for School of Medicine https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13805/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13805 Davis, Calif. (April 30, 2019) - Allison Brashear, professor of neurology, brings expertise in health policy, hospital-clinical integration, academic and research excellence, and a passion for inclusion and patient-centered care. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13805 Doreen Purvis 2019-04-30T00:00:00Z California breast cancer experts gather to address health equality among Latinas https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13803/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13803 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 30, 2019) - This mini-symposium, led by Luis Carvajal-Carmona, is part of the Cancer Center's Latino Cancer Health Equity Initiative funded by a $3 million grant received in February. Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13803 Shawn Kramer 2019-04-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis faculty engage community in education about the impact of flavored tobacco use https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13798/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13798 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 25, 2019) - UC Davis and UC Davis Health faculty are addressing the surge in use of flavored tobacco products and their associated risks. Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13798 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-25T00:00:00Z Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 21-27 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13792/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13792 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 22, 2019) - The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine kicks off a week of celebration and recognition for the 400 staff and faculty who conduct about 10 millions tests each year at UC Davis Health. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13792 Carole Gan 2019-04-22T00:00:00Z IBD: What it is and how to control it https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13786/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13786 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 22, 2019) - Those with an inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis know all too well the gut pain and other symptoms that can frequently interrupt and even control their lives. UC Davis Health gastroenterologist Jesse Stondell, who specializes in treating IBD, discusses the latest treatment options and what he typically recommends for his patients. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13786 Karen Finney 2019-04-22T00:00:00Z Cancer Center signs MOU with Filipino hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13789/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13789 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 22, 2019) - A partnership between Makati Medical Center and Comprehensive Cancer Center launched. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13789 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-22T00:00:00Z Postpartum depression affects 1 in 9 women: What you should know https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13783/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13783 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 19, 2019) - A UC Davis Health physician-scientist and his team researched and tested a new drug called Zulresso, which is the first to specifically treat postpartum depression. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13783 Sarah Heise 2019-04-19T00:00:00Z CBD 101 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13787/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13787 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 19, 2019) - Is cannabidiol, better known as CBD, right for you? UC Davis Health physiology associate professor Yu-fung Lin answers some questions about its safety and health benefits. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13787 Carole Gan 2019-04-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis physician was part of the landmark NASA twin study https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13785/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13785 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 19, 2019) - UC Davis Health nephrologist Maryam Afkarian was a researcher on NASA’s study of physiological differences in identical twin astronauts — Scott Kelly, who traveled in space, and Mark Kelly, who remained on Earth. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13785 Karen Finney 2019-04-19T00:00:00Z Preventing 'whooping cough' https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12442/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12442 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 18, 2019) - Pertussis, widely known as “whooping cough,” is a contagious bacterial infection of the respiratory system. It’s called “whooping cough” because children infected with it gasp for air between the fierce bouts of coughing that it causes. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/12442 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-18T00:00:00Z John Boone earns top honor from American Association of Physicists in Medicine https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13780/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13780 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 18, 2019) - John Boone was named the American Association of Physicists in Medicine's 2019 William D. Coolidge Gold Medal winner for more than three decades of expertise in the field of medical physics. This is the highest honor given to scientists in the field.  Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13780 Shawn Kramer 2019-04-18T00:00:00Z MIND Institute to host annual open house and resource fair April 27 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13779/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13779 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 18, 2019) - Parents, friends, special educators, medical professionals and self-advocates are encouraged to attend this event to learn more about UC Davis MIND Institute research and resources.  Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13779 Shawn Kramer 2019-04-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing school partners with AARP on national family caregiving report https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13750/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13750 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 17, 2019) - According to the special report, Home Alone Revisited: Family Caregivers Providing Complex Care, 20 million family caregivers perform complex nursing and medical tasks with little instruction. The nationwide report is co-authored by Heather M. Young, dean emerita of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13750 Rebecca Badeaux 2019-04-17T00:00:00Z Can a virtual reality game make kids less distractible? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13772/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13772 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 16, 2019) - Pencils dropping, kids sneezing, clicking heels and other distractions can making classroom learning difficult for kids with ADHD or who are otherwise highly distractible. A new UC Davis study tests whether a virtual reality game exposing kids to these and other distractions can alleviate the problem and help them succeed. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13772 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-16T00:00:00Z Patty Schetter will speak as the next Minds Behind the MIND lecturer on April 24 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13730/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13730 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 16, 2019) - Patty Schetter from the UC Davis MIND Institute will discuss video modeling as a tool that can teach people with developmental disabilities a variety of skills they can use in school, their jobs and relationships. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13730 Shawn Kramer 2019-04-16T00:00:00Z Shaikh to serve on American Academy of Pediatrics' Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13767/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13767 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) - Ulfat Shaikh, professor of pediatrics and director of healthcare quality at UC Davis School of Medicine, has been elected to serve on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Executive Committee of the Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (COQIPS).  Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13767 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-15T00:00:00Z Empowering foster parents to become super parents https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13760/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13760 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) - UC Davis Health now offers free trainings in child passenger safety, water safety and infant-safe sleeping for foster parents. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13760 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-15T00:00:00Z Computer-based memory games may benefit people with fragile X syndrome https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13764/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13764 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) - Cognitive interventions may benefit children with fragile X and other intellectual disabilities. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13764 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-15T00:00:00Z Creating a culture of safety https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13769/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13769 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) - There are three types of huddles that take place every day at UC Davis Medical Center, and they all have one thing in common: ensuring and improving patient care and safety. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13769 Charles Casey 2019-04-15T00:00:00Z Kandice Duns named part of 2019 Emerging Leaders Cohort by AWHONN https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13765/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13765 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) - The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has selected Kandice Dunn as part of the 2019 Emerging Leaders Cohort. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13765 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-15T00:00:00Z New show spotlights mother's disease, negative effects on daughter https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13762/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13762 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 12, 2019) - A new show depicts an abusive relationship between a mother, who suffers from Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, and her daughter who appears to be constantly sick. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13762 Erin Cherovsky 2019-04-12T00:00:00Z Former PICU patient named this year's Children's Miracle Network child champion for Sacramento https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13758/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13758 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 12, 2019) - PICU patient Jackson Manning returned to UC Davis Children’s Hospital this week, not as a patient but as the new Children’s Miracle Network child champion for 2019 in the Sacramento region. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13758 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-12T00:00:00Z Neurologic disease research at UC Davis contributes to first treatment specifically approved for postpartum depression https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13753/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13753 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 11, 2019) - UC Davis neurology research contributes to first-ever drug approved for postpartum depression. Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13753 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-11T00:00:00Z Department of Neurology faculty member receives American Heart Association award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13756/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13756 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 11, 2019) - Frank Sharp, distinguished professor in the Department of Neurology, received the prestigious Thomas Willis Lecture Award from the American Heart Association for his work in stroke. Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13756 Shawn Kramer 2019-04-11T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing faculty, students and alumni present research at regional conference https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13744/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13744 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 10, 2019) - A contingent of more than 40 nursing faculty, researchers, alumni and students from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis will present their scholarly work at the annual Western Institute of Nursing conference. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13744 Rebecca Badeaux 2019-04-10T00:00:00Z Welcome all soccer players: There's a new place to play in Oak Park https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13742/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13742 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 9, 2019) - UC Davis Health, Sacramento Republic FC and Street Soccer USA have joined forces to bring soccer players in Oak Park a safe and exciting new place to play: UC Davis Health Neighborhood Street Soccer Park. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13742 Karen Finney 2019-04-09T00:00:00Z Bringing brains to classrooms https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13749/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13749 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 9, 2019) - Every March, UC Davis Health pathologists take real brain specimens to local schools as part of multiple community outreach programs. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13749 Shawn Kramer 2019-04-09T00:00:00Z How Salmonella hijacks immune cells https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13746/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13746 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 9, 2019) - Study shows how bacteria flip "bioelectrical switch," redirecting immune cells away from infection site to spread disease. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13746 Carole Gan 2019-04-09T00:00:00Z Employees step up to support patient care for Wednesday's labor action https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13747/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13747 (April 9, 2019) - Dozens of employees sign up to join volunteer labor pool in support of patients during strike Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13747 Edwin Garcia 2019-04-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health and Adventist Health partner to bring cancer care to Chico and patients affected by the Camp Fire https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13739/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13739 CHICO, Calif. (April 8, 2019) - Camp Fire victims now have cancer care closer to home with new UC Davis Health-Adventist Health clinic in Chico. Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13739 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-08T00:00:00Z Is there a better way to test for heart attacks in women in emergency departments? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13741/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13741 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 8, 2019) - UC Davis study to assess sex-specific levels of heart muscle damage to guide emergency care for women nationwide Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13741 Carole Gan 2019-04-08T00:00:00Z Aguilar-Gaxiola appointed to national committees to improve health and community engagement https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13740/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13740 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 8, 2019) - UC Davis Health thought leader focused on reducing health disparities and building strong communities has been named to two national committees. Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13740 Carole Gan 2019-04-08T00:00:00Z Minimally invasive options expand for surgical patients in the Sacramento region https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13732/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13732 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 5, 2019) - UC Davis is the first health system in California, and the second on the West Coast, to welcome the arrival of a new robotic surgery system that offers patients the advantages of miniminally invasive surgery plus another: just one small incision. Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13732 Karen Finney 2019-04-05T00:00:00Z 'Before I die' art project gives ED staff opportunity to publicly post dreams, wishes https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13733/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13733 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 5, 2019) - Every day UC Davis Medical Center's emergency department staff respond to psychiatric emergencies, abuse and assault cases, and other traumatic situations. Read what they publicly posted about their own dreams wishes as part of the Before I Die, I Want To ... initiative. Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13733 Carole Gan 2019-04-05T00:00:00Z UC Drug Discovery Consortium announces first partnership https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13719/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13719 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 5, 2019) - New industry partnership to provide seed funding for early-stage drug discovery. Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13719 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center sponsors Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13729/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13729 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2019) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center will host its third annual Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium on May 11, 2019. It will provide a forum for collaboration within the multidisciplinary congenital cardiac community.   Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13729 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-04T00:00:00Z State awards $8.8 million to UC Davis for Alzheimer's disease research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13731/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13731 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2019) - Can better fitness or diet help reduce the risk of diabetes and Alzheimer's disease in African Americans? New state grants will help get the answers. Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13731 Dorsey Griffith 2019-04-04T00:00:00Z Volunteers needed at Sactown Run this Sunday https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13727/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13727 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 3, 2019) - UC Davis Health volunteers are needed to staff the UC Davis Children's Hospital booth at the Sactown Run this Sunday. Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13727 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-03T00:00:00Z World-renowned geneticist to speak at the MIND Institute on April 10 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13720/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13720 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 28, 2019) - Join us for a fascinating talk and Q&A with world-renowned geneticist, Huda Zoghbi, who discovered the gene that causes Rhett syndrome. Her extensive research has provided insights into other disorders such as autism and bipolar disorder. Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13720 Doreen Purvis 2019-03-28T00:00:00Z Assisted dying: The search for ensuring unconsciousness and a humane death https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13715/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13715 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 27, 2019) - Using protocols anesthesiologists follow before surgery can help improve assisted dying and capital punishment to ensure people are unconscious at the time of death, according to a published review by UC Davis Health's CEO. Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13715 Carole Gan 2019-03-27T00:00:00Z Measles: What parents need to know https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13465/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13465 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 26, 2019) - With measles outbreaks occurring now throughout the U.S., Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, answers some frequently asked questions about the disease and the MMR vaccine. Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13465 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-26T00:00:00Z Rectal cancer program accredited by the American College of Surgeons https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13700/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13700 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 26, 2019) - The rectal cancer surgery program at UC Davis Health has been accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), making it one of just nine programs in the nation to achieve this recognition. Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13700 Karen Finney 2019-03-26T00:00:00Z How does gestational diabetes affect pregnant women and their babies? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13708/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13708 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 22, 2019) - Gestational diabetes accounts for a majority of diabetes diagnoses in pregnant women. A UC Davis Health OB/Gyn physician discusses how mothers and their babies are affected. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13708 Sarah Heise 2019-03-22T00:00:00Z Jennifer Plant appointed new division chief of the UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13712/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13712 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 22, 2019) - Plant joined UC Davis in 2010. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13712 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-22T00:00:00Z What is child life? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13711/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13711 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 22, 2019) - The UC Davis’ Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy department offers support for children and their families to help minimize the anxiety of hospitalization, increase understanding and strengthen coping skills while helping children to continue their typical growth and development. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13711 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-22T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health IT leader is "One to Watch" https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13695/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13695 (March 22, 2019) - Jennifer Burger, executive director, Epic Applications, was recently honored with the prestigious “Ones to Watch” award at the International Data Group’s annual conference. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13695 Karla Stevenson 2019-03-22T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health graduates meet growing demand for clinical laboratory scientists https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13705/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13705 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2019) - Employment outlook is strong for clinical laboratory scientists, and graduates of UC Davis Health's training program are quickly hired by regional labs. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13705 Carole Gan 2019-03-21T00:00:00Z Meyers named president of Association for Clinical and Translational Science https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13699/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13699 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 19, 2019) - Frederick Meyers, director of the UC Davis Center for Precision Medicine & Data Sciences and professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, leads association that works to move innovations from the laboratory bench to the patient bedside.  Meyers was instrumental in establishing the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC). Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13699 Carole Gan 2019-03-19T00:00:00Z Baby born with large hole in her heart healed, thanks to innovative procedure https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13688/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13688 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 19, 2019) - Redding resident Kacee Roberts was 13 weeks pregnant when an ultrasound detected a problem with her unborn baby. Learn how the UC Davis Health team repaired the defect. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13688 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-19T00:00:00Z Match Day 2019: Soon-to-graduate medical students to attend residency in 10 states https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13687/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13687 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 15, 2019) - Match Day 2019, a suspenseful and festive annual rite of passage, determined where 93, 4th year students from the School of Medicine will go for residency training. Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13687 Doreen Purvis 2019-03-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing finalist for national award for excellence in health digital media https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13685/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13685 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 15, 2019) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing was named a finalist for a national award for excellence in health- and wellness-related programming across broadcast and digital media at the inaugural Sharecare Awards. Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13685 2019-03-15T00:00:00Z Cancer Center convenes educational roundtable on flavored tobacco products https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13684/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13684 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 15, 2019) - UC Davis Health is hosting an educational roundtable on the impact of flavored-tobacco product use in the Sacramento community on Monday. Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13684 Dorsey Griffith 2019-03-15T00:00:00Z Pulmonary rehab is exercise therapy and much more https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13679/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13679 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2019) - Gail Shamberg-Pero has dealt with chronic lung disease for years. While her physicians help make her "unsick," as she calls it, pulmonary rehabilitation plays an important role in her overall wellness. Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13679 Karen Finney 2019-03-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health physicians perform California's first minimally invasive mitral valve replacements https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13682/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13682 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2019) - UC Davis Health cardiologists are the first in the state to use a minimally-invasive system called transcatheter mitral valve replacement, or TMVR, to replace the mitral valve without the need for conventional open-heart surgery. The new technology is being tested as part of the SUMMIT study. Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13682 Karen Finney 2019-03-14T00:00:00Z Valley fever on the rise in California https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13677/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13677 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 13, 2019) - California has the distinction of having more Valley fever infections ithan anywhere else. UC Davis infectious disease specialist and director of the UC Davis Center for Valley Fever is a member of the Congressional Task Force that's working to develop new therapies.  Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13677 Carole Gan 2019-03-13T00:00:00Z Dementia looks different in brains of Hispanics https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13670/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13670 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 12, 2019) - A major new study from the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Center has uncovered dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with a dementia diagnosis compared with those of non-Hispanic whites and of African Americans. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13670 Dorsey Griffith 2019-03-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital honored in national Children's Hospital Association photo exhibit https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13666/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13666 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 12, 2019) - A panel of distinguished judges chose three photographs of patients and caregivers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital for inclusion in the biennial Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13666 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis Schools of Medicine and Nursing receive high national rankings by U.S. News https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13672/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13672 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 12, 2019) - The medical and nursing schools at UC Davis Health again ranked among the best in the country in today’s release of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 graduate school rankings. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13672 Doreen Purvis 2019-03-12T00:00:00Z Support group for children with pacemakers and defibrillators scheduled for April 4 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13664/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13664 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 11, 2019) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center will host its first gathering of a new support group for patients with pacemakers and defibrillators on Thursday, April 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Room 1101, 2279 45th Street, Sacramento.  Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13664 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-11T00:00:00Z Data-driven healthcare focus of 2019 Highman Lecture at UC Davis Health, March 21 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13661/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13661 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 8, 2019) - Wilson To will deliver the 2019 Benjamin Highman Lecture on “Digitally-enhanced, Data-driven Healthcare.” Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13661 Doreen Purvis 2019-03-08T00:00:00Z 'Jeopardy!' host diagnosed with pancreatic cancer: What you should know about the disease https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13658/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13658 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2019) - Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek announced he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Here are some things to know about the hard-to-detect disease. Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13658 Sarah Heise 2019-03-07T00:00:00Z Fear of hospitalization keeps men from talking about suicide https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13632/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13632 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2019) - Fear of psychiatric hospitalization is one of the primary reasons that older men — an age and gender group at high risk for suicide — don’t talk about suicide with their physicians. Researchers discovered this finding as part of a pre-launch, stakeholder assessment of a multimedia program designed to encourage men to open up to their primary care providers about suicidal thoughts. Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13632 Karen Finney 2019-03-07T00:00:00Z New pediatric tele-physiatry program helps children in rural and underserved communities https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13657/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13657 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2019) - Using the power of telehealth, children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities now have access to UC Davis Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians, funded by a $2 million, five-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13657 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-07T00:00:00Z David Lewis will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on March 13 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13660/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13660 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2019) - Davis Lewis from University of Pittsburgh will present “Altered Neurodevelopment in Schizophrenia” on Wednesday, March 13 as part of the ongoing Distinguished Lecturer Series. Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13660 Doreen Purvis 2019-03-07T00:00:00Z Endometriosis explained: 8 things women should know https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13655/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13655 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2019) - About one in 10 women in the United States suffer from endometriosis, but there are treatment options that can help with symptoms such as painful periods. Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13655 Sarah Heise 2019-03-07T00:00:00Z Stroke can strike at any age https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13653/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13653 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2019) - The death of actor Luke Perry this week is a tragic reminder that stroke can affect anyone, anytime. While the risk of stroke increases with age, it can occur at any age. Vascular neurologist Kwan Ng provides tips for recognizing the signs of stroke, together with guidance for stroke prevention. Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13653 Karen Finney 2019-03-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts first official head-shaving event https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13651/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13651 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2019) - The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is raising funds for pediatric cancer research by hosting Rock the Bald on Monday, March 11. Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13651 Shawn Kramer 2019-03-06T00:00:00Z 9th Annual UC Davis Health Quality Forum will be held March 13 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13594/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13594 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2019) - The 9th Annual UC Davis Health Quality Forum will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the UC Davis Health Education Building, Room 1222, 4610 X Street, Sacramento. Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13594 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-06T00:00:00Z IHOP pancake drive-through raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital on March 11 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13517/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13517 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2019) - On Monday, March 11, pancake lovers can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital, in recognition of IHOP’s National Pancake Day.  Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13517 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-06T00:00:00Z Researchers seeking a cure for spina bifida get a step closer to their goal https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13630/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13630 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 5, 2019) - Researchers on the path to finding a cure for spina bifida have identified specific elements in stem cell secretions as key to protecting neurons and ultimately reducing the lower-limb paralysis associated with the birth defect. The team will use the results to optimize the neuroprotective qualities of a stem cell treatment they developed that improves mobility in lab animals and dogs with spina bifida. Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13630 Karen Finney 2019-03-05T00:00:00Z Training program teaches physicians, other providers to identify risk, prevent gun violence https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13648/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13648 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 5, 2019) - The video “Preventing Firearm-Related Injury and Death: A Targeted Intervention” translates cutting-edge information on the causes and consequences of firearm violence into strategies that health professionals can use to prevent firearm-related injury and death.  Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13648 Carole Gan 2019-03-05T00:00:00Z Month of Giving at Jersey Mike's Subs benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13652/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13652 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 5, 2019) - Eleven Jersey Mike's Subs locations in the greater Sacramento area will donate to Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis Children’s Hospital during March for the "Month of Giving." Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13652 Erin Baily 2019-03-05T00:00:00Z Plumas District Hospital named Rural Center of Excellence https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13645/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13645 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 5, 2019) - Rural health care is getting a big boost in the small Northern California community of Quincy thanks to a new partnership between Plumas District Hospital and UC Davis Health. Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13645 Charles Casey 2019-03-05T00:00:00Z