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  1. Scientists build 'microfish' robots for controlled drug deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    Red glow from the microfish demonstrates the detoxification process. (Image: W. Zhu and J. Li, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering) Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego used 3-D printing to build fish-shaped microrobots. The ...

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  2. Seventh for Tritons in CCAA Women's Soccer Preseason PollRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | UC San Diego Tritons

    The UC San Diego women's soccer team has been picked to finish seventh in the 2015 California Collegiate Athletic Association race, as voted on in the preseason poll conducted by the league's 13 head coaches and released on Thursday. UCSD accumulated 93 points to sit just behind Cal State San Bernardino at 98 points.

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  3. Should You Stop Counting Calories?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Live Science

    To better fight obesity and its related diseases, people should stop counting calories and instead focus on eating nutritious foods, several researchers argue in a new editorial. Similar to quitting smoking, people who change their diet can see rapid improvements in their heart disease risk , the researchers wrote.

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  4. Engineers create 3D-printed microscopic fish that could one day be used to deliver medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    Imagine one day being given an injection of microscopic fish that carry medicine to exactly the spot that needs treatment. Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have made an amazing breakthrough in microscopic technology that could one day be used for just that.

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  5. Degenerating neurons respond to gene therapy treatment for Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Biology News Net

    Degenerating neurons in patients with Alzheimer's disease measurably responded to an experimental gene therapy in which nerve growth factor was injected into their brains, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the current issue of JAMA Neurology . The affected neurons displayed heightened growth, axonal sprouting and activation of functional markers, said lead author Mark H. Tuszynski, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Neurosciences, director of the UC San Diego Translational Neuroscience Institute and a neurologist at VA Medical Center, San Diego.

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  6. Tulane administrator a finalist for president at IowaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The University of Iowa says an administrator at Tulane University is the second finalist being considered to become president of the school. The UI announced Thursday that Michael Bernstein, senior vice president for academic affairs at the private New Orleans university, was among four finalists and would visit the Iowa City campus Friday.

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  7. Review: San Diego Rep's 'Violet' has rich dramatic huesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... 8 p.m. Thursdays- Fridays; 2, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Through Sept. 13. Newcomer and UC San Diego grad Hannah Corrigan plays the role of Violet beautifully, with a rangy physicality and a soulful voice that proves an ideal fit ...

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  8. A Phase II Dose-Escalation Study of Allogeneic Mesenchymal Precursor...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Stem Cell Center , Adult Cardiology , Texas Heart Institute, Houston; Borow Consulting Group, LLC, Bryn Mawr, PA ; Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego ; Heart and Vascular Institute, Center for Heart and Vascular Quality, Outcomes, and Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA ; Heart and Vascular Institute, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA ; Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, MN ; Monash University, Melbourne, Australia ; Mesoblast, Inc, New York ; Mesoblast, Inc, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ; and Division of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA .

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  9. Man Has Polio Virus Living in Gut for 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Live Science

    A man in the United Kingdom experienced a very rare complication of the polio vaccine he received in childhood - he never cleared the virus from his body. As a result, the virus has been circulating in his gut for nearly 30 years, and is still being excreted in his stool today, according to a new report of the case.

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  10. Robotic Drugs? 3D-Printed 'Fish Bots' Made With Platinum...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... hair," said the co-first author Wei Zhu, a nanoengineering Ph.D. student at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego, in a press release . "With this method, we can easily integrate different functions inside these tiny robotic swimmers for ...

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  11. Second University of Iowa presidential candidate: Tulane Provost Michael BernsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KCRG

    The provost at Tulane University in New Orleans will be the second presidential candidate to visit the University of Iowa, the Board of Regents announced Thursday. Michael Bernstein, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Tulane, is scheduled to visit campus Friday to meet with faculty, staff, students, members of the community, and elected officials before participating in a public forum in the evening.

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  12. HIV testing among older adults is declining, despite CDC recommendationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... of Health, Mesfin S. Mulatu of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Tommi L. Gaines of UC San Diego. MLA University of California - Los Angeles H. "HIV testing among older adults is declining, despite CDC recommendation ." Medical ...

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  13. Gilead Release: Results From The AMBITION Study Of First-Line...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced detailed results from the AMBITION study . In AMBITION, conducted in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline , combination therapy with Letairis and tadalafil reduced the risk of clinical failure by 50 percent compared to the pooled Letairis and tadalafil monotherapy arm .

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  14. Impotence Drug Aids Treatment of Rare Lung DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MedlinePlus

    A combination treatment using the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis may greatly reduce death and hospitalization from an incurable lung disease that mainly affects women, a new clinical trial shows. Cialis combined with a blood pressure medication called ambrisentan significantly reduced the progression of pulmonary arterial hypertension, according to results published in the Aug. 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine .

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  15. Microscopic 'fish' could clean toxins from your bloodstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Engadget

    Scientists are forever keen to get tiny robots working inside our bodies, despite pop culture warning us against the idea. Researchers from UC San Diego have joined the fray with a new idea: " microfish " robots that could one day "swim" through your bloodstream and cleanse toxins.

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  16. MedicAlert Foundation Announces New Board MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Senior Vice President and Chief Development and Marketing Officer for Children's Hospital Los Angeles named to MedicAlert Foundation Board of Directors "I am honored to serve as a trustee, and I look forward to using my skills and professional experiences to help advance the mission of the MedicAlert Foundation," DeAnn Marshall MedicAlert Foundation, a non-profit, charitable, and membership-based organization dedicated to protecting lives by serving as the global information link between members and emergency responders during medical emergencies and other times of need, announced the selection of DeAnn Marshall to its board of directors.

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  17. Double cochlear implants improve student gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    One cochlear ear can give a child the gift of hearing, but a new study shows two can help them excel at school. A world-first study of deaf primary school students has revealed children with double cochlear implants performed much better on exams than children with only one.

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  18. 3D-Printed Microfish can Serve as Toxin SensorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    The microfish are also capable of removing and sensing toxins. CREDIT: J. Warner, UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Nanotechnology is a cutting edge industry.

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  19. BARRON'S Ranks Dale Yahnke Among "America's Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors'Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | PR Log

    Aug. 27, 2015 - PRLog -- For the ninth consecutive year, Dale Yahnke, CFA, CFPA , and co-founder of Dowling & Yahnke, LLC, has been named to Barron's list of the "Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors." In its August 24, 2015, issue, Barron's published its ninth annual ranking of top independent advisors.

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  20. Impotence Drug Aids Treatment of Rare Lung Disease: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | HON

    A combination treatment using the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis may greatly reduce death and hospitalization from an incurable lung disease that mainly affects women, a new clinical trial shows. Cialis combined with a blood pressure medication called ambrisentan significantly reduced the progression of pulmonary arterial hypertension, according to results published in the Aug. 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine .

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