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3 hrs ago | RFID Journal

PantryLabs' Vending Machine Dispenses Fresh Foods Via RFID

Following two pilots conducted at Bay Area hospitals, San Francisco-based startup PantryLabs has begun selling its smart sensor-based refrigerated vending machine, known as a Pantry, to enable businesses-such as health-care facilities, restaurants and other food sellers-to dispense fresh food automatically.

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Related Topix: RFID News

7 hrs ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

Healthy habits may slow cellular signs of aging

Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science

7 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

Danish HIV research garnering international attention

Danish research in the fight against HIV, which some are calling "the first step toward a real treatment" for HIV, has generated international attention among researchers and in the media.

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8 hrs ago | Science Blog

Viewing Dentistry in a New Light

New tools are coming soon that could replace traditional dental X-rays, screen for "hidden cavities" and avoid painful extractions.

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Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health

13 hrs ago | Newswise

Healthy Lifestyle May Buffer Against Stress-Related Cell Aging

A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of life's stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Moms-to-be: Take charge for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby

During pregnancy, a developing fetus is tuned in to Mom, reacting to her voice, tasting the food she ate for dinner, feeling her sway as she walks around the block.

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Related Topix: Folic Acid, Supplement

Newswise

Stem Cell Advance May Increase Efficiency of Tissue Regeneration

A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells, which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts, according to UC San Francisco scientists who reported the findings in the current edition of Cell.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mental Help Net

AUGS/IUGA: Bariatric Surgery Improves Urinary Incontinence

For obese women with prevalent urinary incontinence , the frequency of UI episodes is reduced during three years of follow-up after bariatric surgery, according to a study presented at the American Urogynecologic Society and the International Urogynecological Association 2014 Scientific Meeting, held from July 22 to 26 in Washington, D.C. Leslee ... (more)

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University of Cincinnati

a Uc researcher is awarded national funding to improve treatment for substance abuse.

Dr. LaTrice Montgomery, assistant professor in the Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling programs at the University of Cincinnati, was recently selected to participate in a three-year, National Institute on Drug Abuse training program called Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity .

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Cincinnati, us Travel, North America Travel, San Francisco Travel

Medical News Today

Protein once seen as a promising anti-cancer compound helps to stabilize neural circuits

Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered that endostatin, a protein that once aroused intense interest as a possible cancer treatment, plays a key role in the stable functioning of the nervous system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Myasthenia Gravis

Bend Bulletin

3 brain surgeries then back on the bike

Competitive road cyclist and mountain bike guide Dillon Caldwell, of Bend, is recovering after his third brain surgery for a benign brain tumor.

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Related Topix: Bend, OR, University of Oregon, 9

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NewsBlaze

Every TB-HIV Case Is a Public Health Failure

Helen Ayles says "Every TB-HIV Case Is a Public Health Failure." She was quoted by Dr Diane Havlir, who was speaking at the plenary of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Daily Republic

Local fundraising group reaches out to East Bay children's hospital

It might seem like a disconnect initially as to why a group of women who live around Solano County would want to raise money for a children's hospital in Oakland.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Oakland, CA, California

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Blood-Thinner Pradaxa: What You Should Know

July 25, 2014 -- When the blood-thinner drug Pradaxa was FDA-approved in 2010 to prevent stroke in people at high risk, a major selling point was that it doesn't require frequent blood tests like the old standby drug, warfarin.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Coumadin, Warfarin (generic)

PhysOrg Weblog

Viewing dentistry in a new light

Dental X-rays expose patients to radiation, require time to process, and can only "see" a limited amount inside the mouth.

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Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth

Thu Jul 24, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover that Klotho is neuroprotective against Alzheimer's disease

Boston University School of Medicine researchers may have found a way to delay or even prevent Alzheimer's disease .

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Boston University, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Medicine, Pharmacology

San Jose Mercury News

Other people's stress: It's contagious, but it doesn't have to bring you down

As a tax preparer, Stephen Yu deals with clients who can't locate records or are panicked because they haven't filed in years.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Psychology, Science, Stanford University, Saint Louis University, New York University

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers uncover an unexpected role for endostatin in the nervous system

Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered that endostatin, a protein that once aroused intense interest as a possible cancer treatment, plays a key role in the stable functioning of the nervous system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Myasthenia Gravis

KRMG-AM Tulsa

New HIV Guidelines Released by WHO

Five groups of people are driving the global HIV epidemic, the World Health Organization says in its new guidelines.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Transgender, World News, Brazil

The Daily Nexus

UC Regents Convene for 2014-15 Fiscal Year's First Meeting

The University of California Board of Regents held its first meeting of the 2014-15 fiscal year last Wednesday at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay Community Center, addressing the appointments of the student regent and new UCSF chancellor, as well as the budget of the UC Medical Centers, following brief periods of public comment.

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Related Topix: Vista, CA, Isla Vista, CA, UC Berkeley

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