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Aspirin Versus Blood Thinners in Atrial Fibrillation Patients with Stroke Risk

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine report that more than 1 in 3 atrial fibrillation (AF) patients at intermediate to high risk for stroke are treated...
16-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Disjointed: Cell Differences May Explain Why Rheumatoid Arthritis Varies by Location

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Pennsylvania and China, report that not only are there distinct differences in key cellular processes and molecular signatures between rheumatoid arthritis...
7-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health Debuts at UC San Diego

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The University of California San Diego School of Medicine has launched the Institute for Diabetes and Metabolic Health (IDMH), a new cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort to address one of the nation’s leading public health threats.
9-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Body’s Own Gene Editing System Generates Leukemia Stem Cells

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Cancer stem cells are like zombies — even after a tumor is destroyed, they can keep coming back. These cells have an unlimited capacity to regenerate themselves, making more cancer stem cells and more tumors. Researchers at University of...
8-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Distinguishing Deadly Staph Bacteria From Harmless Strains

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To better understand the pathogenic bacteria Staphylococcus aureus and develop more effective treatments, University of California San Diego researchers examined the Staph “pan-genome” — the genomes of 64 different strains that differ...
6-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Personalized Medicine Leads to Better Outcomes for Patients with Cancer

In a meta-analysis of hundreds of clinical trials involving thousands of patients, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that therapeutic approaches using precision medicine, which emphasizes the use of...
6-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Imaging Model Helps Reveal New Therapeutic Target for Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, the most common of pancreatic cancers, is extraordinarily lethal, with a 5-year survival rate of just 6 percent. In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer...
2-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Gut Project Expands to Asia

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University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers are expanding the American Gut Project into Asia. The goal of American Gut, the world’s largest crowdfunded citizen science...
2-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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