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Sugary Drinks Are a Big Contributor to New Diabetes Cases, Researchers Say

March 29, 2010 Talk of taxing sugary drinks may spread in light of a new study that connects soft drink consumption with diabetes.

Study Finds Higher Omega-3 Fatty Acid Levels Associated With Less Biological Aging in Cardiovascular Disease Patients

January 28, 2010 UCSF scientists have discovered that higher blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids correspond to a lower rate of shortening of telomere length in patients with coronary artery disease.

Trial Will Test Benefits of Yoga and Stretching among People at Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease

January 19, 2010 Researchers hope that gentle yoga and active stretching will prove enjoyable and sustainable for people with metabolic syndrome, while also improving their health.

UCSF Nursing Dean Discusses Cardiac Care Study

December 18, 2009 Kathleen Dracup, dean of the UCSF School of Nursing, talks about her study which found a gap between patient knowledge and behavior when responding to cardiac symptoms.

New Research on CT Radiation Exposures, Risks, Fuels Growing Concern

December 17, 2009 The use of computed tomography (CT) scans in medicine to diagnose disease, and in many cases save lives, has exploded in recent decades.