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2012-03-08 14:55:37

In the war against obesity, one’s own fat cells may seem an unlikely ally, but new research from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) suggests ordinary fat cells can be reengineered to burn calories.

2012-03-06 10:27:51

With no specific clinical preventive care guidelines targeting young adults, health care providers are missing key opportunities to improve the health of this population through preventive screening and intervention.

2012-02-29 14:11:06

People with schizophrenia who completed 80 hours of intensive, computerized cognitive training exercises were better able to perform complex tasks that required them to distinguish their internal thoughts from reality.

2012-02-23 05:00:00

Telome Health, Inc.™, a privately held biotechnology company focused on the role of telomere biology in human health, has announced that co-founder and Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn has

Colic In Babies May Be Tied To Migraines From Mother
2012-02-21 09:43:08

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) looked at the medical records of 154 mothers and their babies and came to the conclusion that children are two-and-a-half times more likely to have colic if their mothers suffer from migraines.

2012-02-15 23:11:18

A UCSF stem cell study conducted in mice suggests a novel strategy for treating damaged cardiac tissue in patients following a heart attack.

Billions At Stake In Texas Patent Case To Determine Who Owns ‘Interactive Web’
2012-02-10 08:38:14

World wide web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee testified in Federal Court on Tuesday in a patent case brought by Eolas Technologies, which claims to have rights to the “interactive web.”

Male and Female Behavior Deconstructed
2012-02-03 04:50:16

Hormones shape our bodies, make us fertile, excite our most basic urges, and as scientists have known for years, they govern the behaviors that separate men from women. But how?

2012-02-02 23:15:19

An upward revision of the blood pressure numbers used to identify risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) might actually help doctors provide better care for their patients.


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