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    USC Norris announces new breast cancer survivorship program
    Monday, October 25, 2021
    There are currently more than 3.8 million breast cancer survivors living in the U.S., yet three out of 10 women with invasive breast cancer will develop metastasis in their lifetime, meaning cancer that has spread to other organs. This is a source of worry for both patients and families.  However,... Read More »
    5 things everyone should know about depression
    Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    Major depressive disorder is a mental health issue with a substantial footprint across the globe, affecting nearly 300 million people each year. Even with strides in awareness seen in recent years, too often people facing depression avoid or delay seeking help due to stigmas received, perceived or internalized. To continue... Read More »
    Dropping fat and calories to simulate fasting helps mice live a longer life
    Tuesday, October 19, 2021
    In a new USC study on the health effects of a low-calorie diet that mimics fasting in the body, researchers found regular five-day cycles of the diet in mice seemed to counteract the detrimental effects of their usual high-fat, high-calorie diet. The study, published Oct. 14 in Nature Metabolism, analyzed the diet, health and lifespan of three different groups of mice over two years. To continue... Read More »
    Students tackle climate change in global simulation conference
    Monday, October 18, 2021
    Jessica Santos was full of optimism heading into mock negotiations at the APRU Student Global Climate Change Simulation. The USC Master of Public Health candidate quickly discovered it was going to be more challenging than she anticipated — much like it is in the real world. To continue reading this... Read More »
    Armand Dorian named CEO of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
    Wednesday, October 13, 2021
    Armand Dorian, MD, MMM, has been named CEO of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH), part of Keck Medicine of USC. He has served as interim CEO since March 2021 and will begin his new role immediately. As CEO, Dorian will lead all aspects of the hospital in advancing the hospital’s mission of... Read More »
    USC Stevens INI receives large award to harmonize Alzheimer’s research data
    Wednesday, October 13, 2021
    The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (USC Stevens INI) is one of three institutions partnering in a five-year, $31.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to merge many types of Alzheimer’s disease data in an effort to stimulate new drug development. This collective... Read More »