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Current Screening Methods Miss Worrisome Number of Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment

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In a paper published in the current Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System say existing screening tools for mild cognitive...
23-May-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New International Initiative Will Focus on Immunology Research and Treatments

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Immunology – and the idea that many diseases can best be addressed by boosting the body’s own immune response – is one of the hottest areas in medical research and clinical treatment. University of California San Diego School of Medicine and...
19-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High Levels of Protein p62 Predict Liver Cancer Recurrence

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have discovered that high levels of the protein p62 in human liver samples are strongly associated with cancer recurrence and...
18-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Joins IBM World Community Grid’s Search for Zika Treatment

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IBM's World Community Grid and scientists from Brazil, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, and...
18-May-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blocking Known Cancer Driver Unexpectedly Reveals a New Tumor-Promoting Pathway

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While investigating a potential therapeutic target for the ERK1 and 2 pathway, a widely expressed signaling molecule known to drive cancer growth in one third of patients with colorectal cancer, University of California San Diego School of Medicine...
17-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Immunization with Bacteria Promotes Stress Resilience, Coping Behaviors in Mice

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Injections of the soil bacterium Mycobacterium vaccae promote stress resilience and improve coping behaviors in mice, according to a new study led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of...
16-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego to Participate in White House’s National Microbiome Initiative

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On May 13, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced a new National Microbiome Initiative, a coordinated effort to better understand microbiomes and to develop tools to protect and restore healthy microbiome function....
13-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diabetes Drug Found No Better Than Placebo at Treating NAFLD

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A diabetes medication described in some studies as an effective treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) works no better than a placebo, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, after conducting the...
12-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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