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September 04, 2013
A new study found that use of blood levels of cystatin C to estimate kidney function strengthens the association between kidney function and risks of death and end-stage renal disease.
September 04, 2013
A protein at the center of Parkinson’s disease research now also has been found to play a key role in causing the destruction of bacteria that cause tuberculosis.
September 04, 2013
Scientists at UCSF are reporting that they have found a way to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on the brain, using a video game designed to improve cognitive control.
September 03, 2013
An antihistamine discovered in the 1950s to treat itching may also prevent seizures in an intractable form of childhood epilepsy, according to researchers at UC San Francisco who tested it in zebrafish bred to mimic the disease.
August 30, 2013
A team of researchers at UCSF is incorporating genomics into a broad group of potential factors that can help clinicians better understand which patients are at greatest risk for persistent postsurgical pain and how to better prevent or treat it.
August 29, 2013
Quick changes in behavior, in worms, at least, can be triggered by a unique form of the molecule RNA acting within the nucleus of a cell, researchers at UCSF have discovered.
August 26, 2013
A new UCSF study shows that hospital readmissions rates for children are not necessarily meaningful measures of the quality of their care.
August 26, 2013
A team led by UCSF researchers has called for simplified guidelines on when to biopsy thyroid nodules for cancer, which they say would result in fewer unnecessary biopsies.
August 26, 2013
Mice given cocaine showed rapid growth in new brain structures associated with learning and memory, according to a research team from the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UCSF.
August 26, 2013
A multidisciplinary team at UCSF has significantly improved and shortened the application process for getting early-stage research off the ground.

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