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Nationally-Recognized Pulmonary Physician, Epidemiologist to Discuss Tobacco and Health

Jonathan Samet, M.D., M.S. of the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, will tackle the issue of tobacco and health, explaining how solid research can drive gains in public health.

'Nosey' butterfly migrating through South Central Texas again

What may appear to some to be a butterfly invasion in South Central Texas is really just an annual migration of the American snout butterfly, said Molly Keck, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist for Bexar County.

CODE BLACK: Making Time For Play In Electronic Health Records

By Barbara Lam -- a third year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC The new third year medical class at USC had an Electronic Health Record orientation two months ago. It was hard. If you had been there looking out into...Show More Summary

The Surprising Truth About Gluten-Free Foods

Is gluten-free a fad? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading...Show More Summary

Paralyzed Man Regains Use of Arms and Hands After Experimental Stem Cell Therapy at Keck Hospital of USC

After receiving a stem cell injection into his spine, Kris Boesen, who was paralyzed from his neck to his toes after a car accident, is regaining movement in his extremities and hope for increased independence.

Found: a “fluffy” galaxy made from 99% dark matter

Scientists working with the Gemini North and Keck II telescopes have discovered a galaxy that's made from 99.99% dark matter. And they noticed it because it was "fluffy."

CODE BLACK: The Most Valuable Lesson In Medical School

By Erica Patel -- a fourth year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC Photo Credit: Erica Patel I love that medicine is a mixture of stories, in which patients' narratives are woven into a physician's understanding of humanity. Show More Summary

Imaging study shows link between inflammatory biomarkers and increased heart disease in men with HIV

LOS ANGELES -- A cardiac imaging study led by Hossein Bahrami, MD, PhD, assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), along with investigators from Johns...Show More Summary

Why are doctors plagued by depression and suicide? A crisis comes into focus

By Judith Graham A sense of angst was rattling students at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine. One of their peers had taken his life days before. Professor Mikel Snow felt the dark undercurrent and knew he had to speak up. Show More Summary

NIH Awards USC and CHLA $36.6 Million for Clinical and Translational Science

A team of researchers led by Thomas Buchanan, MD, Michele Kipke PhD and Jonathan Samet, MD, of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) received a prestigious Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award was made to USC and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).

5 Doctors Share Their Best Life Tips For Overall Wellness

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

What are some of the best life tips? This question was originally answered on Quora by Keck Medicine of USC.

Astronomers discover youngest fully formed exoplanet ever known

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Astronomers using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope and its extended K2 mission, as well as the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, have discovered the youngest fully formed exoplanet ever detected. Exoplanets are planets that orbit stars beyond our sun. (more…)

Sign this petition to prevent medical student and resident suicides

On May 11, 2016, we lost another bright, young soul to suicide. Sean Petro was in his third year at the USC Keck School of Medicine and is the third tragedy at his school in the last two years. On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before he was to […]

Astronomers confirm faintest early-universe galaxy ever seen

An international team of scientists, including two professors and three graduate students from UCLA, has detected and confirmed the faintest early-universe galaxy ever. Using the W. M. Keck Observatory on the summit on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, the researchers detected the galaxy as it was 13 billion years ago. Show More Summary

Astronomers confirm faintest early-universe galaxy ever seen

Scientists have detected and confirmed the faintest early-universe galaxy ever, using the W. M. Keck Observatory on the summit on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. The team detected the galaxy as it was 13 billion years ago.

Avoiding These 10 Common Habits Will Improve Your Life, According To Science

6 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

What are common activities people get wrong every day but don't know it? This question was originally answered on Quora by Keck Medicine of USC.

New study links coffee consumption to decreased risk of colorectal cancer

LOS ANGELES -- Whether you like your coffee black, decaf, half-caff or even instant, feel free to drink up. Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center of Keck Medicine of USC have found that coffee consumption decreases the risk of colorectal cancer. read more

Early use of postmenopausal hormone therapy may prevent heart disease

LOS ANGELES -- Research from Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) suggests that hormone therapy, when taken within six years of menopause, may slow the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaque in the arteries. Show More Summary

Dean of USC's Keck School of Medicine steps down

The dean of USC’s Keck School of Medicine has stepped down. Carmen Puliafito decided to resign last week, according to a March 24 memo by Michael Quick, USC’s provost. Puliafito has served as dean since 2007 and previously was the director of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and chairman of the...

Tracing star formation rates in distant galaxies

Researchers have observed 17 bright distant galaxies with the MOSFIRE high-resolution near-infrared spectrometer at the W. M. Keck Observatory telescopes. Then, they combined the spectra with infrared images of the Spitzer Space Telescope,...Show More Summary

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