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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting — the tendency to undervalue future rewards — that overlaps with attention-def ...
Using a database of multiple myeloma patient samples and information, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that high ADAR1 levels correlate with reduced survival ...
Two full-time University of California San Diego faculty members — Don Cleveland, who studies fundamental cellular mechanisms in the search for new treatments for diseases like amyotrophic lateral scl ...
The Independent Citizens Oversight Committee of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) unanimously approved yesterday two grants worth a total of almost $8 million to University of ...
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N Equals One Podcast: Old Asthma Drug as New Diabetes Drug?

We talk to Alan Saltiel, PhD, who led a clinical trial in which some type 2 diabetes patients significantly reduced their blood glucose after taking an anti-asthma drug for 12 weeks.

Our experts discuss the best type of running shoes for the casual runner, common eye issues in children and the difference between food poisoning and the flu.
When the health of a young cystic fibrosis patient worsened, she underwent a double lung transplant and, only a year and a half later, she was winning medals at the World Transplant Games Federation f ...
We are caring for affected patients and preventing the spread of hepatitis A. “Part of being a nurse is understanding your patient’s challenges when they leave…hep A has become one of those issues,” s ...
Oh sure, a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but millions of Americans (one in 10) require medicine to deal with their excessive sugar consumption. For National Diabetes Month, we break do ...
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​Features Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, and Leslie Crews, PhD

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​Features Andrea LaCroix, PhD


​Features Dennis Carson, MD (Emeritus), and Eyal Raz, MD

National Geographic

​Features Don Cleveland, PhD, and Napoleone Ferrara, MD

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