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KPBS San Diego
UC San Diego Study: Chantix Doesn't Significantly Help Smokers QuitThe latest research from UC San Diego shows the popular smoking cessation drug,
UC San Diego Study: Chantix Doesn't Significantly Help Smokers Quit
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
The latest research from UC San Diego shows the popular smoking cessation drug, Chantix, has no significant impact on the rate in which Americans stop smoking. According to research published online in Tobacco Control this week, the effectiveness of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New prescription smoking-cessation drug not helping smokers quitThe introduction of a new prescription smoking-cessation aid, varenicline, in 2
New prescription smoking-cessation drug not helping smokers quit
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
The introduction of a new prescription smoking-cessation aid, varenicline, in 2006 has had no significant impact on the rate at which Americans age 18 and older successfully quit smoking, according to a study led by researchers at University of... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Drug Hasn't Help Quitting Rate of Smokers: StudyA prescription drug aimed at helping smokers quit has not boosted the number of
Drug Hasn't Help Quitting Rate of Smokers: Study
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
A prescription drug aimed at helping smokers quit has not boosted the number of adults who have successfully stopped smoking, according to a new study from the UC San Diego School of Medicine. Researchers say since the drug varenicline — marketed as... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
New cells proof of liver regeneration: StudyThe liver is vital to our overall health. It breaks down damaged or old blood c
New cells proof of liver regeneration: Study
Bel Marra Health / Posted 11 days ago
The liver is vital to our overall health. It breaks down damaged or old blood cells, helps break down fat to produce energy, produces proteins that aid in blood clotting and plays a major role in metabolism and detoxification. It is also completely... Read more
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3D protein structure reveals new drug targets for cancer, neurodegenerative diseasesProtein Kinase C (PKC) is a family of enzymes that controls the activity of oth
3D protein structure reveals new drug targets for cancer, neurodegenerative diseases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
Protein Kinase C (PKC) is a family of enzymes that controls the activity of other proteins in a cell by attaching chemical tags. That simple act helps determine cell survival or death. When it goes awry, a number of diseases may result. In a study... Read more
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Cost of radiation therapy varies widely among Medicare patients with cancerCost of radiation therapy among Medicare patients varied most widely because of
Cost of radiation therapy varies widely among Medicare patients with cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
Cost of radiation therapy among Medicare patients varied most widely because of factors unrelated to a patient or that person's cancer, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the Journal of Oncology... Read more
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NBC San Diego
HIV Rates High for Teen Sex Trade Workers: StudyTeenagers working in the sex trade industry in border cities are three times mo
HIV Rates High for Teen Sex Trade Workers: Study
NBC San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
Teenagers working in the sex trade industry in border cities are three times more likely to become infected with HIV than adult sex workers, according to new research from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. The UC San Diego... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study provides mechanism for EDNRB gene's role in adaptation to life at high altitudesEthiopians have lived at high altitudes for thousands of years, providing a nat
Study provides mechanism for EDNRB gene's role in adaptation to life at high altitudes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 24 days ago
Ethiopians have lived at high altitudes for thousands of years, providing a natural experiment for studying human adaptations to low oxygen, a condition known as hypoxia. One factor that may enable Ethiopians to tolerate high altitudes and hypoxia is... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers demonstrate direct connection between NOX proteins and liver fibrosisResearchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have
Researchers demonstrate direct connection between NOX proteins and liver fibrosis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 29 days ago
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated a direct connection between two signaling proteins and liver fibrosis, a scarring process underlying chronic liver disease, the 12th leading cause of death in... Read more
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UC San Diego Health signs affiliation agreement with La Jolla Institute for Allergy and ImmunologyUC San Diego Health, with the University of California, San Diego School of Med
UC San Diego Health signs affiliation agreement with La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
News-Medical-Net / Posted a month ago
UC San Diego Health, with the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has entered into a multi-year affiliation agreement with La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LJI) designed to deepen existing collaborative... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
UCSD, La Jolla Immunology Institute Announce DealUC San Diego Health and the School of Medicine made a multi-year partnership wi
UCSD, La Jolla Immunology Institute Announce Deal
KPBS San Diego / Posted a month ago
UC San Diego Health and the School of Medicine made a multi-year partnership with the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology official Monday, in hopes of boosting basic research of diseases of the immune system and bringing clinical treatments... Read more
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UC San Diego researchers identify pivotal player in diabetic kidney diseaseTapping the potential of metabolomics, an emerging field focused on the chemica
UC San Diego researchers identify pivotal player in diabetic kidney disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
Tapping the potential of metabolomics, an emerging field focused on the chemical processes of metabolism, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a new and pivotal player in diabetic kidney disease. The... Read more

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