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Keck Medicine of USC Newport Beach center
Keck Medicine of USC has expanded access to oncology services in Orange County with the opening of a new location in Newport Beach specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of cancers and blood disorders. (USC Photo/Ricardo Carrasco III)

Keck Medicine of USC opens state-of-the-art oncology clinic and infusion center in Newport Beach

The new location uses the latest technology and includes an on-site laboratory and pharmacy to provide patients with coordinated, personalized care.

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Binge eating disorder illustration
Binge eating disorder — characterized by episodes of uncontrollable eating and diagnosed in about 3% of the U.S. population — may be linked to a higher density of gray matter in the brain’s centers for reward and inhibition. (Photo/iStock)

USC experts discover brain differences in young children with binge eating disorder

The study suggests that binge eating disorder is wired in the brain from an early age, says lead author Stuart Murray, director of the Eating Disorders Program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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New alzheimer's drug: Man reading newspaper
USC researchers have found older Americans most at risk for Alzheimer’s know little about aducanumab, despite the fact that an overwhelming majority of survey respondents said they were worried about Alzheimer’s disease. (Photo/iStock)

Study finds older Americans are largely unaware of new Alzheimer’s drug

Among older Americans surveyed in the weeks after FDA approval of aducanumab, few could correctly answer true or false questions about the first new Alzheimer’s drug in decades.