CHLA receives $6.1 million to study treatment of anxiety in children, adolescents

Anxiety disorders affect one in five youth. Generally, a child is treated with either cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or medication. But despite the high prevalence of anxiety, there is no study-based evidence to compare the success rate of medication versus Read More »

April 14th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Physical therapy student finds connection with high school student through Med-COR program

When Stephanie Contreras, was a little girl, her parents — muscles aching from physically demanding embroidery factory work — would ask her to walk gently on their backs, working out the weariness that had accumulated throughout the day.

That experience was Read More »

April 12th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Computer model fosters potential improvements to ‘bionic eye’ technology

There are millions of people who face the loss of their eyesight from degenerative eye diseases. The genetic disorder retinitis pigmentosa alone affects 1 in 4,000 people worldwide.

Today, there is technology available to offer partial eyesight to people with that Read More »

April 12th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Music videos provide far-reaching, under-the-radar advertising for vaping products

Vaping device companies are getting billions of eyeballs on their products and potentially influencing young adults with unrestricted advertising in music videos, an unregulated and relatively cheap promotional platform, a pair of USC studies show.