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  1. TGen to lead first-in-patient clinical trial studies to test novel drugs for glioblastomaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    In 2012, The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation awarded $10 million in grants for two groundbreaking brain cancer research projects at the Translational Genomics Research Institute .

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  2. California Couple Go to Extremes to Avoid Sugar by Rowing across the PacificRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CalorieLab Calorie Counter News

    I think it's safe to say that Sami Inkinen and Meredith Loring are not like you and me, even though I don't know anything about you.

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  3. You Might Enjoy an Experience More the Longer You Have to Wait for ItRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lifehacker

    ... wait for it, the more you'll enjoy it. The study, conducted in collaboration by Cornell, UC Berkeley, and UC San Francisco, suggests that the anticipation leading up to an experience makes it more satisfactory than the anticipation to an item ...

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  4. HdRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Food & Wine

    Washington state is best-known for its reds, but a recent trip has me convinced that some of its best bottlings are white.

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  5. CPRIT Awards UT Southwestern Faculty $26 Million in Prevention,...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newswise

    August 28, 2014 - UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty have received 19 grants totaling more than $26 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to expand cancer screenings, investigate the effectiveness and viability for cancer therapies and radiation treatments, conduct research into cancer biology, and recruitment.

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  6. UCSF's CareWeb is a social network for patient care, and Salesforce likes it - a lotRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    The University of California San Francisco has been building a secure new clinical communications and collaboration platform, and it's already being used by hundreds of doctors and other caregivers at UCSF Medical Center.

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  7. CPRIT awards faculty $26 million in prevention, research, and...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    August 28, 2014 - UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty have received 19 grants totaling more than $26 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to expand cancer screenings, investigate the effectiveness and viability for cancer therapies and radiation treatments, conduct research into cancer biology, and recruitment.

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  8. August Social NotesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Asian Week

    ... Their many awards and honors include receiving the Chancellor's Award for Public Service from UC San Francisco, the Silver SPUR for lifetime achievement and Champions of Health Professions Award. Dedicated to serving the low-income Asian Pacific ...

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  9. Researchers erase fearful memories in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science

    By manipulating brain activity in mice with light, a research team has neutralized "fearful" memories in the rodents and even colored them with more positive emotions.

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  10. Nanotubular coating improves vascular stentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Nanotechweb.org

    Medical implants, such as stents and other prosthetics, can often cause inflammation inside the human body.

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  11. TGen receives approval for patient enrollment in brain cancer clinical trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    Aug. 28, 2014 - In 2012, The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation awarded $10 million in grants for two groundbreaking brain cancer research projects at the Translational Genomics Research Institute .

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  12. Behind recently approved cancer drug, a 30-year history of scientific breakthroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Stanford

    Dermatologist Jean Tang chats with Winnie Bazurto, who benefited from a drug recently approved for the treatment of inoperable basal cell carcinoma.

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  13. Malaria's Clinical Symptoms Fade on Repeat InfectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Science Blog

    Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells.

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  14. Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Science Daily

    ... with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team led by UC San Francisco researchers has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells. Working in ...

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  15. Stress & Cortisol Can Lead to Belly Fat & Weight GainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SUGAR SHOCK! Blog

    If you'rve been stressed out and you've gained weight, you want to learn about cortisol, which is caused by stress and its role in both weight gain and infuriating belly fat.

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  16. InterMune drug may offer big upside to Roche if aimed at liverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Roche Holding AG's planned $8 billion purchase of InterMune Inc is centered around hopes for blockbuster sales of its lung drug, but the smaller company's development pipeline may end up giving the Swiss drugmaker a far bigger bang for its buck.

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  17. Better classification to improve treatments for breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... J Dunning, Samuel AJR Aparicio and Carlos Caldas, Genome Biology 2014, 15:431. New research partly led by UC San Francisco-affiliated scientists suggests that one in 10 cancer patients would be more accurately diagnosed if their tumors were defined ...

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  18. DelMar Pharmaceuticals To Present At The 16th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment ConferenceRead the original story

    Wednesday | Freshnews

    DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , , developer of advanced cancer therapeutics , will be featured as a presenting company at the 16th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The presentation will take place Tuesday, September 9th at 2:55 p.m. EDT in the Kennedy II Salon at the New York Palace Hotel ... (more)

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  19. Changes in eye can predict changes in brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Science Daily

    A loss of cells in the retina is one of the earliest signs of frontotemporal dementia in people with a genetic risk for the disorder -- even before any changes appear in their behavior -- scientists have found.

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  20. States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Overdose Deaths From Other DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    A new study of states which have implemented medical marijuana laws shows those states also have lower rates of drug overdose deaths.

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