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2011-08-27 06:19:47

  Women over the age of 60 who are more satisfied with their sex lives also tend to have an easier time coping with getting older and tend to have a higher quality of life, according to a new study published by the Journal of the American Geriatric Society this week. As part of the study, researchers at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) looked at 1,235 women between the ages of 60 and 89 who were enrolled at the San Diego...

2011-04-23 00:00:31

Leading provider of audio CME introduces new titles in Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Urology. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 Audio-Digest Foundation announced today 17 new issues of Continuing Medical Education (CME) audio programs covering 15 medical specialties including Anesthesiology,...

2011-03-21 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories, a leading provider of therapeutic drug monitoring, research and healthcare education, and the Millennium Research Institute, a national non-profit research center, announced today they have been selected by the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine to provide laboratory services, including research and analysis, for a new UC San Diego study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

Leading provider of CME introduces new titles in Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthamology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Urology. Glendale, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 13, 2011 Audio-Digest Foundation announced today 19 new issues of Continuing Medical Education (CME) audio programs covering 17 medical specialties...

2011-01-30 10:46:43

Research from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine provides new clues for the compulsive behavior and cognitive defects associated with a rare childhood neurological disease called Lesch-Nyhan Disease (LND). Two pathways found to be defective in LND are known to be associated with other neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer's and Parknson's diseases, suggesting common causes of cognitive and behavioral defects in these neurological disorders.The research is...

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2010-11-11 14:50:00

Using induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with Rett syndrome, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have created functional neurons that provide the first human cellular model for studying the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and could be used as a tool for drug screening, diagnosis and personalized treatment. The research, led by Alysson R. Muotri, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics, will be published in the November 12 issue of...

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2010-10-02 06:21:57

A new study, derived from novel sleep research conducted by University of California, San Diego researchers 14 years earlier, suggests that the secret to a long life may come with just enough sleep. Less than five hours a night is probably not enough; eight hours is probably too much. A team of scientists, headed by Daniel F. Kripke, MD, professor emeritus of psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine, revisited original research conducted between 1995 and 1999. In that earlier study, part...

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2010-06-29 09:15:16

We usually scold our children and teenagers for watching too much TV. It turns out that their grandmas and grandpas spend even more of their time watching TV, and it is not good for them either, according to researchers at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging and Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. In a study published online in advance of publication in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, UCSD researchers...

2010-06-07 15:08:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Awarepoint, a provider of ZigBee-based real-time location solutions (RTLS) for hospitals, has been selected to present at the Sensors Expo & Conference, the leading event on sensing technology and solutions, being held Monday, June 7th through Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Mr. Stephen Mosley, Regional Vice President for Awarepoint Corporation, will...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'