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Nov 16, 2023 | Health
Over 40% of US Adults With High Cholesterol Don't Know It and Aren't Getting Treatment
Nathan D. Wong, PhD, professor and director of the Heart Disease Prevention Program in the Division of Cardiology, talks to Health about managing cholesterol and what information is necessary to guide treatment.
Nov 13, 2023 | Forbes Health
Green Tea vs Black Tea: How Their Health Benefits Compare
A 2021 study by UCI researchers, including Geoffrey W. Abbott, PhD, vice dean of basic science research and professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, is cited in this article about how green and black tea may help regulate high blood pressure.
Nov 13, 2023 | Scripps News
Researchers testing out drug for Alzheimer's prevention
Joshua D. Grill, PhD, professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, talks to Scripps News about a new drug researchers are testing out for Alzheimer's prevention.
Nov 03, 2023 | Healthline
Key FDA Panel Says New Gene-Editing Cure for Sickle Cell Anemia Is Safe
Zahra Pakbaz, MD, associate clinical professor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine, talks to Healthline about sickle cell disease and a new treatment being reviewed by the FDA.
Oct 25, 2023 | LAist
We Desperately Need New Antibiotics To Combat Resistant Superbugs, But The Business Model Isn’t Working. Why?
Susan Huang, MD, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine, joins AirTalk to discuss the current state of antibiotics.
Oct 25, 2023 | Everyday Health
Pre-Treatment Chemo Improves Cervical Cancer Survival Outcomes
Krishnansu S. Tewari, MD, professor and chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, comments on this new study that suggests survival odds improve when women receive so-called induction chemotherapy before their standard treatment regimen.
Oct 24, 2023 | The New York Times
An R.S.V. Shot for Infants Is in Short Supply. Here’s What to Know.
Coleen Cunningham, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics, talks to the New York Times about updated recommendations on which children should receive the new RSV drug.
Oct 18, 2023 | Parents
Why Kids Tend To Have Milder COVID Cases Than Adults
Why do kids tend to have milder COVID cases than adults? Behnoosh Afghani, MD, clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics and a pediatric infectious disease specialist at UCI Health, talks about a new study by the NIH.
Oct 18, 2023 | Newsweek
'Devil on Trial' Shock Reveal — Can Sleeping Pills Really Mimic Possession?
With the release of Netflix documentary ‘The Devil on Trial,’ Newsweek consults with Rami N. Khayat, MD, professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry & Human Behavior, and director of the UCI Sleep Medicine Services, on the effects of sleeping aids.
Oct 17, 2023 | The Academic Minute
Sunmin Lee, University of California, Irvine – Sleep and Chronic Diseases
Sunmin Lee, ScD, professor in the Department of Medicine, talks to the Academic Minute about the importance of sleep.