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12/11/2017
Rare stem-like tumor cells play a critical role in the spread of breast cancer, but a vulnerability in the pathway that powers them offers a strategy to target these cells using existing drugs before ...
12/11/2017
In remote Italian villages nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and mountains lives a group of several hundred citizens over the age of 90. Researchers at the University of Rome La Sapienza and Unive ...
12/11/2017
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 ...
12/5/2017
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 ...
12/3/2017
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 ...
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Health Features

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.

10/31/2017
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.
10/27/2017
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 ...
10/27/2017
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 ...
10/27/2017
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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In the News

12/6/2017
GEN

​Features Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, and Leslie Crews, PhD

12/6/2017
Reader's Digest

​Features Andrea LaCroix, PhD

12/5/2017
Xconomy

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

12/4/2017
National Geographic

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

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