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MRSA Infections Soar In Nursing Homes
2013-02-12 11:50:25

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study by researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has found a high prevalence of various strains of community-assisted methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in nursing homes, highlighting the importance of developing more targeted interventions to help stop the spread of the dangerous bacterial infections. MRSA is a strain of the S. aureus bacteria that became resistant to the normal...

2013-01-25 23:01:17

Sovereign Academy, with a planned “soft launch” in early February, will be introducing a new and exciting educational component that will be integrated into our extended care treatment programming for dual diagnosis, mental Health and eating disorder clients. http://www.sovcal.com Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Sovereign Health Group is proud to present its newest program; Sovereign Academy. Sovereign Academy, with a planned “soft launch” in early...

2012-12-11 12:31:49

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the rapid progression of the technology industry, University of California, Irvine Extension announced today the availability of courses in the Predictive Analytics and Information Systems Security Certificate Programs. The courses will provide participants interested in predictive analytics and information systems security management with the tools and techniques that are vital to continued professional growth in these industries. (Logo:...

2012-12-06 12:28:06

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Dec. 6. 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HYCOR Biomedical, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of in vitro diagnostic products for the global allergy, autoimmune and urinalysis markets, today announced they have launched a paid internship program. The program provides University of California, Irvine (UCI) students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in research and development (R&D) with the potential to join HYCOR's talented R&D team as a full time...

2012-11-19 12:29:38

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, Irvine OpenCourseWare initiative today announced that two of its free online courses, Algebra and Pre-Calculus, accessible through its partnership with Coursera, will be available for evaluation by the American Council on Education (ACE) for possible credit recommendations. This new third party evaluation, conducted through ACE's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®), has the potential to make these...

2012-11-06 12:29:29

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Choosing the ideal career path and the right education provider can make all the difference for veterans looking to maximize their GI Bill and other military benefits. To help the growing number of veterans make an informed choice about continuing education, University of California, Irvine Extension will hold a free webinar titled, "Understanding Veterans Education Benefits." The Nov. 15 webinar will assist active service military members and...

2012-10-30 11:26:31

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thesan Pharmaceuticals announced the closing of a $16M Series A financing, co-led by Novo Ventures and Novartis Venture Funds. The company will focus on the development of novel approaches for the treatment of dermatological disorders. The lead drug candidate is a topically-applied new chemical entity expected to enter the clinic in 2013. "For many years, drug development in the dermatology field has been dominated by old drugs just re-formulated...

2012-10-23 11:24:19

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 season of the "Sneak Previews with Michael Berlin," film and interview series of the University of California, Irvine Extension, will give Orange County film enthusiasts a first look at six films before their public release. The program, held on six Monday evenings beginning October 29 and continuing through December 10, will be held at the Edwards University Center Six theater in Irvine. Registration is now open at...

2012-10-18 07:29:25

NEWPORT BEACH, and IRVINE Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader announced today that researchers at the University of California, Irvine's (UCI's) Nanoscale Communication Integrated Circuits (NCIC) Labs have built a W-band (80-100GHz) 2×2 focal-plane array (FPA) integrated system with record NETD (noise equivalent temperature difference) performance for passive millimeter-wave imaging using TowerJazz's advanced SiGe BiCMOS process...

2012-10-12 07:23:01

ORANGE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of California, Irvine's Program in Geriatrics has received a three-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Administration on Aging to combat elder abuse. The funding is part of a major new federal initiative to test promising community-based elder abuse prevention practices. U.S. Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced five recipients of grants for the pilot program Oct. 10 at a meeting of the Elder...