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5/21/2018
Technology Networks

​Features Rebekah White, MD

5/15/2018
CBS

​Features Daniel McDonald, PhD, and Rob Knight, PhD

5/10/2018
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Amir Zarrinpar MD, PhD

5/7/2018
NOVA

​Features Rob Knight, PhD

5/4/2018
There is no really genteel way to discuss the topic, but the bottom line is that fecal matters. What comes out is a clue to what goes on inside, and knowledge is a terrible thing to waste. Consider th ...
3/8/2018
In clinical trial, treatment significantly reduced liver fat in NAFLD and NASH patients, offering possible new treatment for conditions that currently lack medical remedies.
3/2/2018
Described by his doctors as “a dandelion you blow on and it spreads everywhere,” Steve Belkin’s appendiceal cancer metastasized. He beat it after undergoing heated intraperitoneal chemoperusion (HIPEC ...
3/1/2018
Five reasons why people don't get screened for colon cancer — and five examples of bad reasoning.
12/13/2017
UC San Diego Health has been recognized with top scores for providing high-quality care to Medicare Advantage patients by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) (http://www.iha.org/), a statewide ...
11/14/2017
Primary liver cancer is now the second leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, and its incidences and mortality are increasing rapidly in the United Stated. In late stages of the malignancy, ...
11/8/2017
Chronic inflammation is known to drive many cancers, especially liver cancer. Researchers have long thought that’s because inflammation directly affects cancer cells, stimulating their division and pr ...
6/30/2017
Learn how to navigate online chats rooms to benefit your health, whether you’re looking for medical facts or emotional support, as well as how to protect your privacy while getting the information you ...