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2 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Two Boston patients whom doctors hoped they had cured of both HIV and cancer through bone-marrow transplants have seen their HIV return, researchers said Friday.
Should the government provide access to health care for everyone?
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
5 hrs ago | NJ.com
Meghan Wilson holds the marijuana they just obtained as her husband Brian gets their 2 year old daughter Vivian ready to go outside the Compassionate Care Foundation, New Jersey's 2nd medical marijuana dispensary on opening day, Oct. 28. 2 year old Vivian suffers from a rare and severe form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome which conventional ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Mental Help Net
The widely held belief that mentally ill substance abusers are the most frequent users of hospital emergency departments is an "urban legend," a new study claims.
13 hrs ago | Science Daily
Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco assessed direct out-of-pocket costs for couples undergoing fertility treatment.
17 hrs ago | WOIO
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 -- Does it really cost more to stick to a healthy diet? The answer is yes, but not as much as many people think, according to a new study.
19 hrs ago | Medical News Today
In a technical tour de force, UC San Francisco scientists have determined, at near-atomic resolution, the structure of a protein that plays a central role in the perception of pain and heat.
The American Heart Association has joined the University of California, San Francisco , in supporting the Health eHeart Study, a unique and transformative health research project.
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Nine scientists are being honored as SLAS Innovation Award finalists, but only one will receive a $10,000 cash prize at SLAS2014, the Third Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition, which will be held Jan. 18-22, 2014, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., USA.
Using electron cryo-microscopy, scientists at UC San Francisco have revealed the structure of a protein, TRPV1, which is known to play a significant role in our perceptions of both pain and heat.
The University of Otago will this weekend confer an honorary doctor of science degree on one of its most distinguished graduates, Professor Sir Peter Gluckman.
Thomas A. Dewland, MD; Eric Vittinghoff, PhD, MPH; Mala C. Mandyam, MD; Susan R. Heckbert, MD, PhD; David S. Siscovick, MD, MPH; Phyllis K. Stein, PhD; Bruce M. Psaty, MD, PhD; Nona Sotoodehnia, MD; John S. Gottdiener, MD; and Gregory M. Marcus, MD, MAS From University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; University of ... (more)
There is growing concern that long-term untreated posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms may increase the risk of developing a number of medical problems, particularly compromised cardiovascular health.
About two months ago, Dr. Elizabeth Stier was shocked to learn that she would lose a vital credential, board certification as a gynecologist, unless she gave up an important part of her medical practice and her research: taking care of men at high risk for anal cancer.