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  • The Siemens 7T Terra magnetic resonance imaging scanner, installed at Stevens Hall for Neuroimaging in 2017, received FDA approval for clinical use on Oct. 24.

Ultra-high-field brain scanner receives FDA approval for clinical use

On October 24, the ultra-high-field 7T Terra magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner at the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (INI) of

Innovators present recent advances in digital health care at the 2018 Annual Body Computing Conference

Hosted by the USC Center for Body Computing, the conference highlighted findings from two landmark studies and addressed how to protect digital health data

What do

  • Setiawan Pancreatic Cancer Study

A Diabetes Diagnosis Later in Life May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer in African Americans and Latinos

A Keck School of Medicine study suggests a link between late-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer.
Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset

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Keck Medicine of USC to open new ambulatory clinic in Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley

Keck Medicine of USC is expanding its network of ambulatory clinics with a new location in Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley. Located at 125 W.

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USC Bariatric Weight Loss Seminar – Pasadena

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USC Bariatric Seminar – Keck Hospital

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  • A man with a headache holds his head as he hits outdoors in front of his laptop.

Understanding Different Kinds of Headaches

Headaches are the most common form of pain and are a major reason why people miss school or work.
The most common primary headaches are migraine,

The Keck Effect: More Time to Ride

Diana Hyde didn’t want amputation, but that’s all anyone was offering her — until she met this surgical team.
Hyde had been active all her life. She had been

  • A worried patient talks to a pharmacist about an opioid prescription.

Where Patients Get Prescription Opioids: It’s Not Where You Might Think

Legislatures and hospitals around the country have tightened emergency room prescribing guidelines for opioids to curb the addiction epidemic, but a new USC study shows