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2014-06-05 13:19:17

A 14-year-old boy's turnaround and quick recovery after mysteriously being stricken by brain-inflaming encephalitis -- which led to him being hospitalized for six weeks and put into a medically induced coma after falling critically ill -- shows that the newest generation of DNA analysis tools can be harnessed to reveal the cause of a life-threatening infection even when physicians have no suspects.

2014-06-03 23:05:20

Researchers find that lawmakers rely on flawed racial assumptions to further abortion restrictions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The International

2014-05-14 08:30:41

SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Labs, part of Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen), today announced plans to open Janssen Labs @South San Francisco, a new 30,000-square

2014-05-08 23:07:19

Ambassador Eric Goosby, former U.S.

2014-05-02 23:01:58

Inaugural StartX Med Day Draws Startups, Investors, Students, Academics, and Industry Experts Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014

2014-04-29 20:25:53

ALBANY, N.Y., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University at Albany epidemiologist Michael Bloom

Brain Health Registry Launched By UCSF
2014-04-10 04:00:29

A new online project led by researchers at UC San Francisco promises to dramatically cut the time and cost of conducting clinical trials for brain diseases, while also helping scientists analyze and track the brain functions of thousands of volunteers over time.

2014-04-09 16:26:03

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative,

2014-04-08 13:04:46

In an innovative clinical trial led by UC San Francisco, the experimental drug neratinib along with standard chemotherapy was found to be a beneficial treatment for some women with newly diagnosed, high-risk breast cancer.

2014-04-07 11:03:54

Chemists in The College of Arts and Sciences have, for the first time, created enzyme-like activity using peptides that are only seven amino acids long.