Study: Cadmium linked to higher death rates in people with flu or pneumonia

Since the earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have been trying to determine what distinguishes people at higher risk for poor outcomes. Now new research finds that cadmium, a contaminant found in cigarettes and the food supply, is associated Read More »

December 18th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

2020: Leaders reflect on a year unlike any other

Keck Medicine of USC Interim CEO Rod Hanners and Keck School of Medicine of USC Interim Dean Narsing Rao, MD, expressed their pride and gratitude after a year unlike any other, in a letter to the Keck Medicine and Keck Read More »

December 17th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Men over 50 have same success with vasectomy reversal outcomes as younger men, study shows

In recent decades, the age of men who father children has increased. However some older would-be dads face a stumbling block because they have undergone vasectomies. In addition, research has shown that male fertility decreases with age.

In good news for Read More »

December 17th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Young adults who identify as Republicans more often ignore COVID-19 safety precautions

Young Californians who identify as Republicans are less likely to follow social distancing guidelines that prevent COVID-19 transmission than those who identify as Democrats or independents, according to a new USC study published Dec. 14 in Read More »

December 17th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

New equity, civil rights and Title IX role is ‘key bridge’ to Keck Medicine of USC

In furthering its dedication to preventing and responding to all forms of discrimination, USC is expanding its equity efforts in the university’s medical enterprise.

As part of a new, university-wide policy on prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation, the university created the Read More »

December 16th, 2020|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|