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  • Nobel winner Joseph Murray dies; performed first successful kidney transplant

    Nobel winner Joseph Murray dies; performed first successful kidney transplant
    BOSTON — Dr. Joseph E. Murray, who performed the world's first successful kidney transplant and won a Nobel Prize for his pioneering work, has died at age 93.
  • 2012 AIDS meeting: Early treatment is key, experts say

    2012 AIDS meeting: Early treatment is key, experts say
    Treat HIV now, don’t delay: That’s the new advice from the International Antiviral Society-USA,  in a shift from earlier recommendations that called for waiting until a patient’s immune system showed serious damage. Studies show that...

    Probiotics: A gut-check on bacterial health

    Probiotics: A gut-check on bacterial health
    A fascinating, if disconcerting, fact: More than 100 trillion so-called good bacteria thrive in or on the human body. A sizable chunk of them maintain residence in the human digestive tract. Probiotics, live microorganisms that benefit their human host,...

    The Cutting Edge

    The Cutting Edge
    When Dr. Amir Abolhoda recently performed robot-assisted lung cancer surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center — the first procedure of its kind in Orange County — it marked the latest leap in the fast-evolving field of robotics. The minimally...

    Genetics to determine cancer treatments

    Genetics to determine cancer treatments
    The war on cancer is poised to enter a new phase that promises more precise treatments, fewer side effects and, most of all, more survivors. And none too soon. Although death rates from many cancers have slowly but steadily declined over the decades,...