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The Microbial Anatomy of an Organ

University of California San Diego researchers have developed the first 3D spatial visualization tool for mapping “’omics” data onto whole organs. The tool helps researchers and clinicians understand the effects of chemicals, such as microbial...
19-Oct-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Inflamed Support Cells Appear to Contribute to Some Kinds of Autism

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Modeling the interplay between neurons and astrocytes derived from children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Brazil, say innate inflammation in the latter...
18-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Powered by Chemo: Patient with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Tackles Ironman Triathlon

Despite a diagnosis of stage IV pancreatic cancer and ongoing chemotherapy, Mike Levine boarded a plane this past weekend destined for Kona, Hawaii, where he will compete in one of the most grueling of physical competitions: the Ironman World...
10-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Acid Reflux Medications Promote Chronic Liver Disease

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Approximately 10 percent of Americans take a proton pump inhibitor drug to relieve symptoms of frequent heartburn and acid reflux. That percentage can be much higher for people with chronic liver disease. Researchers at University of California San...
5-Oct-2017 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Celebrity-Endorsed “Natural” Hormone Therapies Aren’t What Many Women Think

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A commentary in JAMA Internal Medicine calls for improved oversight and transparency for compounded bioidentical hormone therapies.
9-Oct-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Identified That May Provide Potential Therapy for Cerebral Cavernous Malformations

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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with national collaborators, have identified a series of molecular clues to understanding the formation of cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs). The study offers the first...
9-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Liquid Biopsy May Be New Way to Detect Liver Cancer Earlier, Easier

An international team of researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center, with colleagues at Sun Yet-sun University Cancer Center and other collaborating institutions, have developed a new diagnostic and...
5-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technology Enables Shorter Radiation Treatment Time for Patients

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Patients at UC San Diego Health in need of radiation therapy now have access to the next generation of radiation treatment technology. The new radiotherapy system significantly reduces treatment times with improved accuracy.
3-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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