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Is There a Better Way to Treat Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroid embolization is a minimally invasive procedure that is a new alternative to surgery — but is it right for you?
Uterine fibroids are extremely

A Vaccine To Stop Alzheimer’s?

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are tackling the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States — Alzheimer’s disease — with

Grant Funds Development of a “Bionic Suit” to Help People With Paraplegia Walk

People with paraplegia due to spinal cord injury may eventually get a chance to suit up, walk out the door and feel the ground beneath

An Innovative Whole-Breast Ultrasound Technology Could Be Life-Saving

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection with the help of regular exams and screening mammography can greatly affect survival. But for women with

What Are the Signs of Leukemia?

Leukemia is a blood disease that hinders the body’s ability to fight off disease. Keep an eye out for these telltale early warning signs.
A potent

Hand Transplant Transforms Both Patient and Doctor

Two years ago, Dr. Alidad Ghiassi, a specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery in the USC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, got an unexpected call

Solving the Puzzle of Liver Cancer

Conditions can make the diagnosis and treatment of liver cancer complex, but USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is leading the way.
Each year, about 21,000 men

Clinical Trial Investigates Efficacy of Low-Dose Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Patients

Researchers at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer Program continue to launch groundbreaking studies into one of the country’s most common cancers.
Among the research

6 New Medical Breakthroughs Helping Us Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Technology often gets a bad rap in our modern world. But when it comes to health care, there are some exciting new technical innovations on