UC San Francisco Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Maine's Answer To Opioid Crisis: Ban Gifts To DoctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Maine's legislature passed a bill banning certain courtesy gifts for physicians Monday, sending it to Gov. Paul LePage's desk in the state's latest attempt to combat its opioid crisis. Advocates of the bill hope that it will help prevent over-prescription of opioids in the state by removing potential conflicts of interest for licensed physicians prescribing drugs.

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  2. Fred Hutch Elects Former Executives From CNN, Gates Foundation and Microsoft as TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Newswise

    June 29, 2017 - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's board of trustees yesterday elected three new members, adding expertise in information technology, media and global health as it works to accelerate efforts to develop cures for cancer and other diseases. The new trustees - Robert Herbold, Phil Kent and Leigh Morgan - have served, respectively, as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Microsoft; chairman and CEO at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.; and chief operating officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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  3. Cancer researchers overestimate reproducibility of preclinical studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... breast cancer even 20 years after diagnosis and tumor removal, according to a new clinical study led by UC San Francisco in collaboration ... Scientists have had limited success at identifying specific inherited genes associated with prostate ...

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  4. Breast Cancer Patients Get New Test for Who Is Most Likely to DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Science Blog

    A molecular test can pinpoint which patients will have a very low risk of death from breast cancer even 20 years after diagnosis and tumor removal, according to a new clinical study led by UC San Francisco in collaboration with colleagues in Sweden. As a result, "ultralow" risk patients could be treated less aggressively and overtreatment avoided, leading to fewer toxic effects.

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  5. Test gives accurate prognosis for breast cancer patients with 'ultralow' riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Medical News Today

    A new test may help to identify breast cancer patients with the lowest risk of death, therefore helping them to avoid unnecessarily aggressive treatment. Breast cancer is currently the most common form of cancer in women, regardless of race or ethnicity.

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  6. Global Neurovascular Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2016 - 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | SBWire

    Neurovascular disease is a condition caused to nervous tissues vascular structure, neurons and blood vessels that leads to serious brain damages such as stroke, and cerebral hemorrhage. The global market for central nervous system disease was accounted to approximately $78 billion in 2010.

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  7. Vanda: Several Catalysts Coming UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    Vanda Pharmaceuticals has made solid progress over the last few quarters but its share price has been stuck in a tight range since the start of 2017. Hetlioz is still growing at a solid rate and the company made some changes to improve the uptake over the coming quarters.

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  8. Marijuana legalization raises the need for more researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... the public health community has been saying that for decades," recalls Springer, a professor of medicine at UC San Francisco. But, he adds, "we haven't been given that message about marijuana smoke , so people thought that it was different - that it ...

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  9. As Congress eyes Medicaid cuts, rising costs for elder care are on Alaska's horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The number of Alaska's senior citizens is rising at a steady pace, which could mean significantly higher Medicaid costs for the state's aging population. In just over a decade, the eldest in the massive baby boomer generation will turn 85 years old, an age beset with the highest of health care costs throughout the United States.

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  10. A surgeon's fight to legalize HIV-to-HIV organ transplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Peter Stock , MD, PhD, a transplant surgeon at UC San Francisco, has through his research and advocacy cleared the way for California's first organ transplants from an HIV-positive donor to HIV-positive recipients. Credit: Susan Merrell Peter Stock, MD, PhD, a transplant surgeon at UC San Francisco, considers himself a representative specimen of his profession.

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  11. Survivors Of Childhood Diseases Struggle To Find Care As AdultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Rachael Goldring was born with congenital heart disease. Had she been born a few decades earlier, she probably would have died as a baby.

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  12. CPAP improves respiratory and survival rates in children in GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    June 21, 2017 -- A study by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and the Mailman School of Public Health found that applying continuous positive airway pressure , a form of non-invasive ventilation, decreased mortality in children with respiratory distress. Findings from the clinical trial in Ghana indicate that the procedure especially benefitted children less than one year of age.

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  13. Parents of UCI grad who died at Las Vegas rave sue promotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Wave

    ... in 2013 with a degree in biological sciences and a minor in psychology and was a medical assistant at UC San Francisco Medical Center. The effects of Ecstasy and the high temperature combined to cause him to collapse and suffer a seizure, the suit ...

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  14. How walking a dog helps over-65s stay physically activeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Just taking a dog for daily walks is enough for its owner to meet the WHO's minimum target for vigorous physical activity, British researchers find Owning a dog may help older adults meet physical activity levels recommended by the World Health Organisation, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. Health professionals could encourage dog ownership or shared care of a dog to motivate older adults to be more physically active, researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University and Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition, UK suggest.

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  15. Another Kind of Madness; Stigma and Hope of Mental IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    On today's show host Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Stephen P. Hinshaw, professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and of psychiatry in UC San Francisco. Stephen P. Hinshaw is the author of the book Another Kind of Madness; A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness, describing his father's mental illness and Continued On today's show host Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Stephen P. Hinshaw , professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and of psychiatry in UC San Francisco.

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  16. CASIS and NCATS Announce Projects Selected from ISS Funding...Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Space Ref

    The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences , part of the National Institutes of Health , today announced five grants have been awarded in response to a funding opportunity focused on human physiology and disease onboard the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory. Data from this research - which will feature "tissue chips" - will help scientists develop and advance novel technologies to improve human health here on Earth.

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  17. Trump Be Damned: States Are Fighting to Make Birth Control Over-the-CounterRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Mother Jones

    Last month, the Trump administration started considering a rule that would alter the Obama-era mandate-which requires most employers provide insurance that covers contraception-by broadening its exemptions to include not only religious employers, but just about any organization that feels contraception coverage violates "their religious beliefs and moral convictions."

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  18. Communication between nervous and immune systems detailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... a type of asthma known to be resistant to standard treatment, according to a study headed by researchers at UC San Francisco. A study from the University of Warwick suggests peer-led self-management programmes have little impact on the quality of ...

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  19. Applying continuous airway pressure improves respiratory and survival rates in childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    June 20, 2017 -- A study by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and the Mailman School of Public Health found that applying continuous positive airway pressure , a form of non-invasive ventilation, decreased mortality in children with respiratory distress. Findings from the trial in Ghana indicated that the procedure especially benefitted children less than one year of age.

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  20. REVASCAT Trial: Further Advancement in Endovascular Stroke TherapyRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco ; and Melbourne Brain Center, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia . From the Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco ; and Melbourne Brain Center, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia .

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