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2009-08-19 08:45:00

Released today, UC Davis' annual Lake Tahoe health report describes a spreading Asian clam population that could put sharp shells and rotting algae on the spectacular mountain lake's popular beaches, possibly aid an invasion of quagga and zebra mussels, and even affect lake clarity and ecology.

2009-08-14 09:16:18

The first certified winner of the UC Davis “Western Cooling Challenge” is Coolerado Corp. of Denver. Recent federal tests showed that their five-ton commercial rooftop unit should be able to air-condition a typical big-box store with less than half the energy needed by conventional cooling units.

2009-06-16 12:30:00

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have shown that a fully automated procedure called Volumetric MRI – which measures the "memory centers" of the brain and compares them to expected size – is effective in predicting the progression from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to Alzheimer's disease.

2009-05-13 05:00:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, unified communications (UC) and Internet protocol (IP) telephony tools have rapidly gained ground in the South American enterprise communications market.

2009-05-05 10:22:33

A material just six atoms thick in which electrons appear to be guided by conflicting laws of physics depending on their direction of travel has been discovered by a team of physicists at the University of California, Davis.

2009-04-14 11:29:18

Findings could explain relationship between PCB exposure, neurodevelopmental disorders in children.

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2009-02-24 13:32:56

Large-scale study supports potential role in boosting immune system, more research needed.

2009-02-05 05:30:00

Study Evaluating Cysteamine in Collaboration with UC San Diego NOVATO, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp.

2009-01-27 11:46:32

A paper co-authored by Beatrice Golomb, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and director of UC San Diego's Statin Study group cites nearly 900 studies on the adverse effects of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), a class of drugs widely used to treat high cholesterol.

2008-12-03 12:51:52

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment seems to improve cognitive functioning in patients with Alzheimer's disease who also suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, according to the results of a randomized clinical trial conducted at the University of California, San Diego.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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