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Improving lives and transforming health care.
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The UC Davis Virtual Clinic is a simple online diagnosis and treatment service for common, low-acuity health conditions such as cold, flu, pink eye, rash or sore throats. The clinic aims to make health care more affordable and accessible to anyone with a web-enabled device.

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Despite evidence showing that the routine use of sonography in hospital emergency departments can safely improve care for adults when evaluating for possible abdominal trauma injuries, researchers at UC Davis Medical Center could not identify any significant improvements in care for pediatric trauma patients.



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Collaboration has always been a key part of research at UC Davis. Currently, oncologists at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center are testing novel treatments on pet dogs who come to the vet with tumors that may ultimately be effective in human patients with cancer. http://bit.ly/2r6Z6Dp
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Using computed tomography (CT) to evaluate muscle health may help identify optimal treatments for older patients who fall and break their hips, a new study led by radiologists from UC Davis and Wake Forest Baptist medical centers has found. http://bit.ly/2rYHRsr


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UC Davis has signed a licensing agreement providing Isotropic Imaging Corporation the rights to commercialize a novel computed tomography (CT) scanner that has the potential to improve breast cancer detection and positively impact women’s health.


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Hitting cancer with high-intensity ultrasound and immunotherapy: In a new study published in JCI Insight, UC Davis researchers have shown that combining high-intensity focused ultrasound with two immunotherapies (a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor and TLR9 agonist) can produce excellent response rates in mouse models of epithelial #cancer. They also found that, for the combination to be effective, immunotherapies must come first. http://bit.ly/2nrzqBk
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UC Davis Health's cuddle, music and pet therapy programs are explored in KVIE's View Finder: Healing Beyond Medicine.

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According to a new study by UC Davis School of Medicine, telemedicine saves time, money and the planet: Five-million miles, nine years' travel time and $3 million in costs avoided.

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We're very proud and honored that UC Davis Medical Center was named a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality for the seventh year in a row! bit.ly/2mPZnxf
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Dr. David Amaral of the UC Davis MIND Institute talks about replicated research findings demonstrating excessive cerebrospinal fluid may be an autism biomarker.
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