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Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism , further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder.
Correspondence: Kathleen D. Liu, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0532, San Francisco, California 94143-0532, USA.
BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of an Irys System by BGI , the world's largest genomics organization.
Mice suffering chronic pain undergo a change in brain circuitry that makes them less willing to work for a reward, even though they still want it Robert Malenka and his colleagues found that chronic pain changed the brain circuitry in mice, making them less willing to work for rewards.
There's a good reason people over 60 are not donor candidates for bone marrow transplantation.
A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells , which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts, according to UC San Francisco scientists who reported the findings in the current edition of Cell.
Children with sensory processing disorders have decreased connections in specific brain regions, in some ways similar and in other ways distinct from those areas impacted by autism.
Although the vast majority of kids with autism have abnormal sensory behaviors, their brains are still wired very differently from children who have trouble processing sensory stimuli, researchers report.
For most Americans, a meal isn't a meal unless there's a piece of meat on the plate.
Nearly one out of four elderly Americans - the equivalent of 25 million people - said they received excessive or unwanted medical treatment, according to a poll released this week, bolstering the efforts of some medical associations and advocacy groups to curb what they consider costly medical procedures.
John Muir Health Chief Strategy Cfficer George Sauter said If formed the ACO would be the largest such collaboration for the agency.
The Baraban laboratory at the University of California, San Francisco , is searching for a full time Research Technician for its zebrafish-related epilepsy projects.
Following two pilots conducted at Bay Area hospitals, San Francisco-based startup PantryLabs has begun selling its smart sensor-based refrigerated vending machine, known as a Pantry, to enable businesses-such as health-care facilities, restaurants and other food sellers-to dispense fresh food automatically.
Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.
Danish research in the fight against HIV, which some are calling "the first step toward a real treatment" for HIV, has generated international attention among researchers and in the media.
New tools are coming soon that could replace traditional dental X-rays, screen for "hidden cavities" and avoid painful extractions.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 05:26 am
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