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    Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    When babies are born early — at or before 32 weeks — they are at risk for challenges, including developmental and learning disabilities. While they receive lots of care in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), there’s about four to eight months that pass between their discharge home and the... Read More »
      Tuesday, September 15, 2020
      An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Southern California has developed a precision drug delivery tool to selectively treat areas of the brain damaged during a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The researchers anticipate that their rapidly deployable intervention could potentially help prevent long-term brain damage in the millions... Read More »
        Tuesday, September 15, 2020
        J. Martin Heur, MD, PhD, professor of clinical ophthalmology and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, has agreed to serve as interim chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, effective Sept. 16.  Heur, who was also recently appointed to the Charles C.... Read More »
          Tuesday, September 15, 2020
          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 Urology. “This study is important because while it is known that tobacco... Read More »
            Tuesday, September 15, 2020
            Infectious disease experts have long known that the best the way to keep a deadly virus from spreading across hospital wards is to confine contagious patients to negative-pressure rooms. Now researchers at the USC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery are taking that idea... Read More »

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