UC San Francisco Newswire (Page 7)

UC San Francisco Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for UC San Francisco. (Page 7)

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  1. 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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  2. Want a Jumpstart? Get 30 Minutes More Sleep, Says New Study.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Norwalk Citizen News

    You don't have to make a huge adjustment to your schedule to reap the benefits of more shut-eye. If you have found yourself dragging during the day, the solution probably seems simple -- just get more rest.

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  3. Lab-grown organoids hold promise for patient treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... 3-D bone using a machine that looks about as complex as a clock radio. Together, these members of the UC San Francisco faculty are cultivating organs of the craniofacial complex - the skull and face - which too often go terribly wrong during fetal ...

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  4. Researchers identify potential target for treatment of aggressive brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore have discovered that the BCL6 protein could potentially be used as a marker to predict clinical outcomes of patients suffering from Glioblastoma Multiforme , the most malignant cancer of the brain. Specifically, the study, led by Professor H. Phillip Koeffler, Senior Principal Investigator at CSI Singapore, found that GBM patients with lower levels of the BCL6 protein have a higher survival rate than those with high BCL6 expression.

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  5. These companies are racing to develop a Breathalyzer for potRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    When the governor of Vermont vetoed a marijuana legalization bill this week, he said he was especially worried about stoned driving. He wants to hear more about an "impairment testing mechanism" to detect it.

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  6. Immigration service promised crackdown on companies that abuse guest-worker programRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Trump administration is probing several high-profile companies' use of guest-worker visas to see if they are using them to skirt the intention of the law and replace Americans with foreign workers, officials confirmed in a letter to Congress this week. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services also said it's preparing new rules to govern the H-1B visa program, which is supposed to be open to high-skilled workers.

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  7. What Causes Hair Loss? Accidental Discovery Reveals Possible Cause...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Medical Daily

    Hair loss is a problem experienced by countless men and women, and as with any dilemma, figuring out the root cause is key to solving it. Recently, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco accidentally did just that when a standard investigation into immune cells revealed a previously unknown cause of baldness.

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  8. UCSF: New hair growth mechanism discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    But for many follicly-challenged folks, news out of UC San Francisco this week offers some hope of finally having a bad hair day. In experiments in mice, researchers there have discovered that regulatory T cells , a type of immune cell associated with controlling inflammation, directly trigger stem cells in the skin to promote healthy hair growth.

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  9. Paging Dr. SiriRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... of dollars to collect enough data to measure a drug's efficacy and safety. Health eHeart, a study out of UC San Francisco, aims to collect millions of data points and develop treatments that reduce deaths from heart disease. Participants use smart ...

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  10. Does a microcurrent facial really lift your face?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Loudon County News

    Have you ever worked out your face? An eyebrow-raising beauty trend, called a microcurrent facial, aims to do just that. "It's like a little workout for your face," actress Jennifer Aniston said in an interview with InStyle magazine last year.

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  11. Mindfulness-focused childbirth education leads to less depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Medical News Today

    A study this month from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of California, San Francisco shows mindfulness training that addresses fear and pain during childbirth can improve women's childbirth experiences and reduce their depression symptoms during pregnancy and the early postpartum period. "Fear of the unknown affects us all, and perhaps none more so than pregnant women," says lead author Larissa Duncan, UW-Madison professor of human development and family studies.

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  12. Ian Gibbons awarded Shaw Prize for discovery of molecular motorsRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... He will share the $1.2 million prize with Ron Vale , a professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology at UC San Francisco, who followed in Gibbons' footsteps and discovered a second molecular machine that moves things around inside the cell. The ...

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  13. Nestle-backed study links probiotic strain and depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | NutraIngredients

    Probiotics could help relieve symptoms of depression in addition to aiding gastrointestinal upsets, according to new Canadian research backed by NestlA . Research in people with irritable bowel syndrome found that twice as many people taking the probiotic Bifidobacterium longum NCC3001 saw a significant improvement in co-existing depression compared to those taking a placebo.

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  14. Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk DangersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | MedicineNet

    Getting less than six hours of sleep a night may double the odds of dying from heart disease or stroke for people who already have risk factors for heart disease and diabetes , new research suggests. "It is possible that improving sleep in people with metabolic syndrome may lead to a better prognosis, which means not worsening into cardiovascular disease or stroke that could ultimately lead to early death," said study lead researcher Julio Fernandez-Mendoza.

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  15. CBO says sick folks in some states may never be able to get health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | USA Today

    CBO says sick folks in some states may never be able to get health insurance People with pre-existing conditions will pay more, if they can buy insurance at all. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2r2jVmZ Craig Garthwaite is an associate professor and director of the health care program at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

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  16. A look at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative efforts to accelerate biomedical researchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Stanford

    When it was introduced in late 2015, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative made waves in the biomedical community. Established with an open letter to their daughter from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife Priscilla Chan, MD, the organization's goal is somewhat shocking: It aims to rid the world of disease by 2100.

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  17. Faulty immune cells may play role in going baldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | UPI

    In experiments with mice, researchers found that regulatory T-cells -- a type of immune cell that helps control inflammation -- trigger stem cells in the skin to promote hair growth. If Tregs are missing, those stem cells can't regenerate hair follicles, the University of California, San Francisco team found.

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  18. Christina Theodoris [Trainees in the Spotlight]Read the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Circulation

    Christina Theodoris earned her BS in Biology at the California Institute of Technology and is currently pursuing her MD/PhD at the University of California, San Francisco, in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology. She is a student researcher at the Deepak Srivastava laboratory at Gladstone Institutes, focusing on gene regulatory networks and their disruption in cardiac disease to identify targets for network-correcting therapies.

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  19. Alan Hirsch, MD [In Memoriam]Read the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Circulation

    Quite unexpectedly, Alan T. Hirsch died suddenly Friday, April 14, 2017. Those of us in the vascular medicine community, his family, professional colleagues, friends, and patients are devastated.

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  20. Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause BaldnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | HON

    In experiments with mice, researchers found that regulatory T-cells -- a type of immune cell that helps control inflammation -- trigger stem cells in the skin to promote hair growth. If Tregs are missing, those stem cells can't regenerate hair follicles, the University of California, San Francisco team found.

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