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Human Stem Cell Model Reveals Molecular Cues Critical to Neurovascular Unit Formation

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Using human embryonic stem cells, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute created a model that allows them to track cellular behavior during the...
21-May-2015 7:05 PM EDT

Binational Police Program in Tijuana Targets HIV Reduction

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A binational team from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission, Mexico Section has launched a new research project aimed at promoting prevention of HIV and other blood-borne infections.
18-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Youth Dance Classes Score Low in Physical Activity

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For parents who send their kids to dance classes to get some exercise, a new study from researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests most youth dance classes provide only limited amounts of physical activity.
12-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

New Combination Treatment Strategy to “Checkmate” Glioblastoma

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Therapies that specifically target mutations in a person’s cancer have been much-heralded in recent years, yet cancer cells often find a way around them. To address this, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and...
8-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Linked to Accelerated Aging

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Writing in the May 7 online issue of American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System suggest that people with PTSD may also be at risk...
4-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

As Life Slips By: Why Eye Movement Doesn’t Blur the Picture

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Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Shiley Eye Institute have identified the molecular “glue” that builds the brain connections that keep visual images clear and still, even as objects or your eyes move....
5-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Underappreciated Cause of Bowel Obstruction Should Be Included in Surgical Assessments

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Each year, more than 10 million Americans seek medical attention, often in emergency situations, for symptoms of intestinal blockages. Researchers at the University California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified an abnormal form of small...
6-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Molecular Homing Beacon Redirects Human Antibodies to Fight Pathogenic Bacteria

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With the threat of multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogens growing, new ideas to treat infections are sorely needed. Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences...
6-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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