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Brain-imaging Tool Used To Identify Concussion-related Abnormal Brain Proteins In Retired NFL Players
2013-01-22 15:04:06

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Technique may lead to earlier diagnosis, tracking of brain disorders in athletes Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former athletes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that millions of these injuries occur each year. Despite the devastating consequences...

Is Obesity Genetic? Study Points To new Link Between DNA And Body Fat
2013-01-09 09:56:46

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you´re thinking of eating a burger and have the right DNA, you might just get away with eating this fatty culinary delight without doing too much damage to your waistline. Researchers from the Health Sciences Department at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) recently found that genetics can affect the way a person´s body-fat levels react to a fast-food diet. The researchers found a number of genes that...

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Anna Fisher
2012-09-05 10:20:17

Anna Fisher is an American chemist and a NASA astronaut. She was born Anna Lee Tingle on August 24, 1949 in New York City. She grew up in San Pedro, California and graduated from San Pedro High School in 1967. She went on to attend the University of California Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1971. Fisher remained at UCLA to start graduate school in chemistry, focusing on x-ray crystallographic studies, and received her Doctorate of Medicine in 1976.  The...

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