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One of the first warnings new mothers hear is that offering babies formula soon after birth can lead to problems with breast-feeding. Sating infants' hunger with formula can prevent them from nursing vigorously, interfering with milk production; letting them use a bottle and nipple can interfere with their ability to latch properly at the breast.
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A first-of-its-kind study looks at the interactive effects of smoking status and age on neurocognition in one-month-abstinent alcohol dependent individuals in treatment.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, is the official list of all the mental disorders doctors can use to diagnose mental illness.
Raising hopes for cell-based therapies, UC San Francisco researchers have created the first functioning human thymus tissue from embryonic stem cells in the laboratory.
Here's something I never imagined: that my name would be associated with Angelina Jolie's. But because of a recent cover article I wrote for the magazine, " Our Feel-Good War Against Breast Cancer ," I've been deluged by questions about her decision, which she revealed in an op-ed yesterday, to have a preventive double mastectomy.
From the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry , University of California, San Francisco, CA; Institute of Immunology, Third Military Medical University, PLA, Chongqing, China ; and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA .
The global drug giant announced Wednesday that it signed a three-year deal with the University of California institute and seed-stage funding firm Mission Bay Capital LLC to jointly evaluate, fund and work with startup companies.
HUMANS are rather proud of their powers of conscious thought - and rightly so. But there is one aspect of our cognitive prowess that rarely gets the credit it deserves: a silent thinking partner that whirrs away in the background.
Only 15 months old, Vivian Andorf underwent her sixth cardiac catheterization. Her cardiologist inserted a flexible tube through a tiny artery in her leg and wended it to her heart in an attempt to treat her narrowed veins and arteries, the result of a congenital condition.
"Barclays Wealth customers will no longer need to answer security questions and remember pin codes to use telephone banking," The Daily Telegraph says.
Researchers linked an abnormal gene to both a common type of migraine and a rare sleep disorder.
Babies with early weight loss may benefit from receiving limited intakes of formula in addition to breast milk, suggests a study published Monday in Pediatrics .
A new Medicare program that punishes hospitals with high patient readmissions rates is forcing administrators to reach out and improve how patients are cared for, even after they're wheeled out the hospital doors.
More than 250 Hill residents have signed a petition requesting that stop signs be placed at the corner of Mariposa and Pennsylvania streets.
Optogenetics is another. The technique, which over the past eight years has galvanized brain research, has transformed neuroscientists from passive observers of the brain to active manipulators of its workings.