Benzodiazepines don’t increase dementia risks in older adults

There is little evidence that older adults prescribed benzodiazepines — drugs commonly used to treat anxiety, insomnia and seizures — are at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study from the USC Schaeffer Center published in Read More »

July 22nd, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Roski Eye Institute celebrates 46th anniversary

On Saturday, June 25th, faculty, alumni, and guests of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute gathered at an annual symposium to celebrate 46 years of excellence in ophthalmic care. The event provided attendees with updates Read More »

July 20th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Pharmacy students learn about folk medicine benefits in the Balkans

As many of their peers prepared for summer vacation, 13 USC School of Pharmacy undergraduates traveled throughout southeastern Europe for the class Balkan History, Geography and Folk Medicine. The 20-day trip was led by Terry David Church, Read More »

July 19th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Rising health risks associated with cannabis reveal inadequacies in state-level policies

State-level cannabis regulations have been shown to have weak public health parameters compared to other countries, which leaves users vulnerable to harm, according to a new USC Schaeffer Center white paper. The researchers assert that federal policies Read More »

July 19th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Liver patients with prior drinking problems can have positive transplant results

Patients with past alcohol abuse issues have often been considered poor candidates for liver transplant. But they can do as well as — or better than — other recipients, a USC study has found. The new data, published in the Read More »

July 15th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|