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News-Medical-Net
UC San Diego School of Medicine launches new NAFLD Research CenterRoughly one-quarter of all Americans - an estimated 100 million adults and chil
UC San Diego School of Medicine launches new NAFLD Research Center
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 hours ago
Roughly one-quarter of all Americans - an estimated 100 million adults and children - have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a chronic condition that can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. Combining a diverse array of basic... Read more
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NBC Washington
E-Cigarette Vapor Boosts Superbugs: StudyA newly published study suggests e-cigarette vapor hinders the immune system an
E-Cigarette Vapor Boosts Superbugs: Study
NBC Washington / Posted 7 days ago
A newly published study suggests e-cigarette vapor hinders the immune system and boosts superbug bacteria in the body, according to researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. The researchers... Read more
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Science Daily
Vaginal microbes can be partially restored to c-section babiesThe study is published February 1, 2016 by Nature Medicine. Babies delivered b
Vaginal microbes can be partially restored to c-section babies
Science Daily / Posted 8 days ago
The study is published February 1, 2016 by Nature Medicine. Babies delivered by C-section differ from babies delivered vaginally in the makeup of the microbes that live in and on their bodies. These early microbiomes help educate the baby's... Read more
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Newswise
Vaginal Microbes Can Be Partially Restored to C-Section Babies First direct evidence that simply transferring vaginal fluids from mother to n
Vaginal Microbes Can Be Partially Restored to C-Section Babies
Newswise / Posted 8 days ago
First direct evidence that simply transferring vaginal fluids from mother to newborn modifies a baby's microbiome Newswise — In a small pilot study, researchers at University of... Read more
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Science Daily
E-cigarette vapor boosts superbugs and dampens immune system"This study shows that e-cigarette vapor is not benign -- at high doses it can
E-cigarette vapor boosts superbugs and dampens immune system
Science Daily / Posted 13 days ago
"This study shows that e-cigarette vapor is not benign -- at high doses it can directly kill lung cells, which is frightening," said senior author Laura E. Crotty Alexander, MD, staff physician at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and... Read more
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New Kerala
cigarette can directly kill lung cellsNew York, Jan 27 : A team of US researchers has found that e-cigarettes are tox
cigarette can directly kill lung cells
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
New York, Jan 27 : A team of US researchers has found that e-cigarettes are toxic and can directly attack lung cells, weakening the immune system and boosting bacterial virulence. "The study shows that e-cigarette vapour is not benign -- at high... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
E-cigarettes suppress immune defenses, alter inflammation and boost bacterial virulenceResearchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and V
E-cigarettes suppress immune defenses, alter inflammation and boost bacterial virulence
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System report data suggesting that e-cigarettes are toxic to human airway cells, suppress immune defenses and alter inflammation,... Read more
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NBC San Diego
E-Cigarette Vapor Boosts Superbugs: StudyA newly published study suggests e-cigarette vapor hinders the immune system an
E-Cigarette Vapor Boosts Superbugs: Study
NBC San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
A newly published study suggests e-cigarette vapor hinders the immune system and boosts superbug bacteria in the body, according to researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. The researchers... Read more
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PhysOrg
GenomeSpace 'recipes' help biologists interpret genomic dataMany biomedical researchers are striving to make sense of the flood of data tha
GenomeSpace 'recipes' help biologists interpret genomic data
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
Many biomedical researchers are striving to make sense of the flood of data that has followed recent advances in genomic sequencing technologies. In particular, researchers are often limited by the challenge of getting multiple bioinformatics tools... Read more
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Science Daily
First human in vitro model of rare neurodegenerative condition createdThe findings are published in the current online issue of the journal Human Mol
First human in vitro model of rare neurodegenerative condition created
Science Daily / Posted 22 days ago
The findings are published in the current online issue of the journal Human Molecular Genetics. CS is characterized by short stature and an appearance of premature aging. Traits include extreme sensitivity to sunlight, abnormally small head size... Read more
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Science Daily
Vaccine targets alzheimer's disease-like characteristics in people with down syndromeDown syndrome (DS) is caused by an abnormality on chromosome 21, which, among o
Vaccine targets alzheimer's disease-like characteristics in people with down syndrome
Science Daily / Posted 26 days ago
Down syndrome (DS) is caused by an abnormality on chromosome 21, which, among other things, includes the gene regulating expression of amyloid-beta or A-beta, which is the main component of plaques that accumulate in the brain and are a hallmark of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
What’s For Dinner? San Diego Experts Examine New USDA Dietary GuidelinesThe new American Dietary Guidelines published Thursday by the U.S. Department o
What’s For Dinner? San Diego Experts Examine New USDA Dietary Guidelines
KPBS San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
The new American Dietary Guidelines published Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture include a reduction in the amount of added sugar and saturated fats people should consume daily to fewer than 10 percent of daily calories each. The USDA... Read more

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