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“For the first time, we can clearly show an association between objectively measured naps and long-term risk of cognitive decline.” UCSF’s Yue Leng on the 12-year study on how excessive napping may be linked to age-related cognitive decline in older men.
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Fewer youth are homeless in SF, but more report substance use, trauma and issues, per the 2019 Point-in-Time Count. + have partnered since 2015 to address unique and pressing needs of homeless youth.
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A newly discovered protein disposal system in cells goes awry in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, offering a new target for future therapies. Results from a research collaboration between + . @naturechembio
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About 80 percent of calls to the California Poison Control System are made from homes. Here's what drives many of these calls and what the public should know, from our friends at .
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Oral health at a tipping point: Series on why Oral health has been neglected & action is needed. Comment on conflicts of interest between the sugary food & beverage industry by Cristin Kearns and Lisa Bero
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UCSF Imaging Jul 19
The 2019 Conference included a moment of silence dedicated to Dr. Rahul Desikan. A brilliant scientist & radiologist, Desikan's contributions to will forever be remembered by those inside the community & beyond.
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Hey grad students/ applying for faculty jobs: we're here to help you shine w/ engaging & useful workshops & resources! From the CV to negotiating your compensation package - we've got you! Register for the Aug. series
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An added $10 monthly food allotment for WIC recipients to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables helped lower some birth complications for moms and babies, per a new study.
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UC San Francisco Jul 19
DID YOU KNOW: After gamma radiation has passed through the body, the person is no longer radioactive and can’t expose other people. Learn more about the real-life health impacts from the disaster.
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UC San Francisco Jul 18
Growing concern research organizations are becoming more closely linked to industries responsible for many risk factors, such as .
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UC Jul 18
We’ve got your back (and the rest of your skin)! Featuring experts from , , , , and more.
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Amiee Alden Jul 17
Thanks to Supervisor for returning to today to learn more about how cares for patients in the ICU, Psychiatric Emergency Services, and the Dialysis Clinic. We’re grateful for your support!
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UC San Francisco Jul 18
New research from UCSF, & shows that targets the brain's highly networked ‘projection neurons’ suggesting new clues for future MS treatments.
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UCSF Cancer Center Jul 17
What were the real-life health impacts of the 1986 disaster? Read this Q&A with radiation exposure expert Lydia Zablotska, MD, PhD.
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Marina Sirota Jul 17
Second week of is to a great start - students started working on their research projects, had a demo from and have heard from Katie Pollard and Michael Keiser about their awesome work!
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UCSFNurse Jul 17
Volunteers from , including experts, journeyed to Bearskin Meadow Camp operated by the Diabetes Youth Families in the Sequoia National Forest early this month to help provide children with the classic summer camp experience. (photo: )
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Dr. Andre Campbell Jul 17
Great to give a tour of ICU to San Francisco Board of Supervisor Representative from District 10. Great to show him all the great things that we are doing at the hospital. , , .
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UC San Francisco Jul 17
DID YOU KNOW? Some neurons in the amygdala never grow up. UCSF researchers suggest the immature cells may help circuits stay flexible into adulthood. Those that do mature play an important role in our teenage emotional development.
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UC San Francisco Jul 17
Take every piece of advice with a grain of salt, say UCSF experts. Why? B/c the research in our newsfeeds is too often overhyped & misinterpreted, or skewed by scientific bias and weak methodology.
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