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  1. Forsyth Institute researcher Floyd Dewhirst named as AAAS FellowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    November 20, 2017 - The American Association for the Advancement of Science today announced Forsyth Institute senior member of the staff, Floyd Dewhirst, DDS, PhD, as an AAAS Fellow in the Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences field. Dewhirst was elected a Fellow by his peers for his distinguished contributions in the field of molecular microbiology, particularly using molecular methods for the identification and classification of the human oral microbiome.

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  2. E-Cigarette Flavorings May Damage Heart MuscleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News Max

    New US research has found that popular chemicals used to flavor e-cigarette liquids may cause changes or damage to heart muscle cells. Led by Matthew A. Nystoriak, Ph.D from the University of Louisville, the preliminary lab-based research examined 15 chemicals used to flavor e-cigarette liquids, such as such as cinnamon, clove, citrus and floral, both heated and unheated.

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  3. Having problems with your hospital care? Speak upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    ... questions are being answered," says Dr. Rebecca Sudore, a geriatrician and palliative care physician at UC San Francisco. Before you or your advocate speaks to your nurse or doctor, write down your questions. Keep track of your glasses, hearing aids ...

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  4. Sugary drinks linked to reduced DNA protection in Latino preschoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages by children between 2 and 3 years of age has been linked to shorter telomeres in a new, preliminary study by researchers from UC San Francisco. The study raises concerns, the researchers say, that if this early-life exposure affects the length of telomeres-the protective end caps for DNA within cells' chromosomes-it may also affect risk for chronic illnesses later in life.

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  5. Circle Pharma Announces Appointment of David Spellmeyer, PhD, as Chief Scientific OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Wire

    ... cancer. Circle's founders are Prof. Matthew P. Jacobson (Chair of the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at UC San Francisco and co-founder of Global Blood Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GBT) and Relay Therapeutics) and Prof. R. Scott Lokey (Dept. of ...

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  6. Brain cell advance brings fresh hope for CJD therapiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    Experts have developed a way of studying the disease in the lab using brain cells derived from human stem cells VIDEO: Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fatal brain disorder. The team have devised... view Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fatal brain disorder.

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  7. Cancer survivor finds student life to his likingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Otago Daily Times

    University of Otago student Paddy O'Brien, of San Francisco, at Knox College after completing exams last week. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE The native Californian traveled home on Thursday after making the most of his first year of campus life, including cycling naked through a packed lecture theatre.

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  8. New database expected to strengthen prematurity researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Stanford

    A new online tool will make it easier for researchers to share many types of data from scientific studies of premature birth. The recently launched March of Dimes Database for Preterm Birth Research brings together information collected at five prematurity research centers funded by the March of Dimes, including Stanford's.

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  9. Age and gut bacteria contribute to multiple sclerosis disease progressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... bacteria into the guts of mice both kept them from gaining weight and protected ... Researchers at UC San Francisco have identified specific gut microbes associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) in human patients, showing that these microbes take ...

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  10. Despite ACA cost protections, most adolescents skip regular checkupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Medical News

    As children move through adolescence, some face health hurdles like obesity, sexually transmitted infections, depression and drug abuse. Regular checkups could help families address such problems, and the Affordable Care Act paved the way by requiring insurers to fully cover well-child visits, at no charge to patients.

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  11. High levels of burnout, stress for U.S. surgical residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Surgical residents have high levels of burnout, which is associated with high stress, depression, and suicidal ideation, according to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons . Carter C. Lebares, M.D., from the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues surveyed 566 surgical residents to examine burnout and the psychological characteristics that may contribute to burnout vulnerability and resilience.

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  12. Fighting for health and against corruption: The optimist of Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  13. A math concept from the engineering world points to a way of making...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... were expressed by individual cells in different genetic versions ... A research team led by scientists at UC San Francisco has developed a computational method to systematically probe massive amounts of open-access data to discover new ways to use ...

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  14. Rash of Car Break-Ins Leaves Mount Sutro Residents on EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | NBC Bay Area

    The 7-2 Steelers return to Heinz Field to welcome the 6-3 Titans for the Week 11 Thursday nighter. Residents of San Francisco's Mount Sutro are on alert after nearly two dozen car break-ins occurred overnight Thursday.

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  15. Napolitano under fire, asked by regents to apologize for her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... high standards and good judgment expected of her," Regents Chair George Kieffer said during the meeting at UC San Francisco. "The board has also directed the president to further examine the culture within UCOP that may have contributed to the ...

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  16. Reconsidering Neuroprotection in the Reperfusion Era [Special Reports]Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | Circulation

    From the Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, UTHealth, Houston, TX ; Department of Neurology, UTHealth, Houston, TX ; Department of Neurology, HA pital Sainte-Anne, University Paris Descartes, INSERM U894, France ; Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco ; Department of Neurology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, CA ; Roxanna Todd Hodges Comprehensive Stroke Clinic, Los Angeles, CA ; Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles ; and Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA .

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  17. The 10 best blood pressure appsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Medical News Today

    If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, it can be a constant worry to try and bring down your numbers. We have chosen the best apps to track, monitor, and help you to keep blood pressure within a healthy range.

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  18. At egg freezing parties, women sip wine, chat about postponing motherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Dominika Martinez, 35, who decided to freeze embryos with her husband after getting married last year, attends an "egg social." Dominika Martinez, 35, who decided to freeze embryos with her husband after getting married last year, attends an "egg social."

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  19. Popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings may change, damage heart muscle cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Chemicals used to make some popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings-including cinnamon, clove, citrus and floral-may cause changes or damage to heart muscle cells, new research indicates. The findings, however, still leave many questions about exactly how these chemicals affect the heart, both when they are heated and when they are not, said Matthew A. Nystoriak, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and the lead researcher of the study.

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  20. Research exploring common biology of cancer, infection and psychiatric diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) and a professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology at UC San Francisco and a senior investigator in the academically affiliated Gladstone Institutes. Krogan's insight is that nearly all diseases ...

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