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The 4th Annual BioConference Live Clinical Diagnostics Virtual Conference presents cutting-edge research in clinical diagnostics May 29-31, 2013. Yorba Linda,
Drafted with assistance of Health Care Without Harm and Physicians for Social Responsibility, the resolution is intended to protect public health. San Francisco,
A key type of human brain cell developed in the laboratory grows seamlessly when transplanted into the brains of mice, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered, raising hope that these cells might one day be used to treat people with Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and possibly even Alzheimer's disease, as well as and complications of spinal cord injury such as chronic pain and spasticity.
Scientists from the University of California - San Francisco have effectively cured epilepsy in mice by transplanting brain cells into the rodents’ hippocampus – research that they hope could one day be applied to help treat severe forms of the condition in humans.
While the belief that smoking tobacco through a hookah is safer than smoking cigarettes has led the practice to gain popularity on college campuses throughout the US, new research demonstrates that smoke produced by the fragrant water pipe contains a different but no less harmful mixture of toxins.
A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.
A common test that records the heart's electrical activity could predict potentially serious cardiovascular illness.
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