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The University of California, San Francisco, is planning to hold the 19th Annual Chris Mudge UCSF Pediatric Transplant Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 23, in San Rafael.
A newborn screening test for severe combined immunodeficiency reliably identifies infants with this life-threatening inherited condition, leading to prompt treatment and high survival rates, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging and other brain imaging technologies allow for the study of differences in brain activity in people diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Dr. Warner Greene is founding director of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology in San Francisco, and a professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology at UC San Francisco.
"These are kids who are probably in some other way disposed to a stroke, and these infections act as a trigger," said Heather J. Fullerton, director of the pediatric stroke program at University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital.
When treating injuries and disorders of the spine, Dr. Todd Lansford strives to find solutions that do not involve surgery, and when surgery is necessary, he considers whether the best treatment can be done with a minimally invasive approach.
If you can't win at weight loss , don't blame your willpower. The burden of blame may belong to your belly bacteria.
A rare birth disorder that dismantles a baby's immune system is twice as common as once believed, a new study of more than 3 million infants says.
Newborn screening performed in numerous states indicates that the incidence of the potentially life-threatening disorder, severe combined immunodeficiency, is higher than previously believed, at 1 in 58,000 births, although there is a high rate of survival, according to a study in the August 20 issue of JAMA .
The University of Washington is again ranked among the top universities for medicine and pharmacy in this year's Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a study led by researchers from UC San Francisco.
From University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco California.
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It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us- which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold - may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 07:42 am
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