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Violations of privacy are increasing as more adolescents and young adults gain coverage on their parents' health insurance plans, according to a new health policy report from UC San Francisco.
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In a new study led by UC San Francisco scientists, a chemical compound designed to precisely target part of a crucial cellular quality-control network provided significant protection, in rats and mice, against degenerative forms of blindness and diabetes.
They're some of the most common conditions affecting people's health, and for millions with the most severe cases, conventional treatments such as psychotherapy and medication don't work adequately - or simply don't work at all.
Sam Hawgood, UCSF Medical school dean and acting chancellor of UC San Francisco, is UC President Janet Napolitano's pick as the biomedical university's 10th chancellor.
By Melinda Carstensen Public health advocates are fighting for more transparency of added sugars in foods, but some high-profile lobbyists are trying to thwart those efforts.
Dr. Daniel D. Varnell has joined the staff of Reliance Health Systems, which has providers offering services in psychiatry, plastic surgery, internal medicine and pediatrics in the Tri-Cities and Walla Walla.
"A person's caloric expenditure can vary based on gender, age, weight, and fitness level," says Keltai.
Dr. Allen Cheng has joined the Head and Neck Surgical Associates in NW Portland.
The American Society of Nephrology and the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research will fund $2.8 million in original, meritorious research in 2014 to improve care for the more than 20 million Americans with kidney disease, and for kidney patients worldwide.
The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up .
Cortice Biosciences announced today that enrollment has begun in a Phase 1 trial designed to evaluate safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy of the company's lead drug candidate, TPI 287, for treatment of patients with progressive supranuclear palsy and corticobasal degeneration .
A new study of nearly 200,000 older military veterans found that those with traumatic brain injuries are 60 percent more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.
Are you a woman who has ever had this terrifying thing stuck up your vagina in the name of preventative health? Well, great news: you never needed to do that! You were just violated for no reason at all.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 03:59 pm
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