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Immunotherapy uses the body itself to kill cancer.

Our perpetually vigilant internal guardian

Immunotherapy uses the body itself to kill cancer.
Molecular traces left on cell phones allowed UC San Diego researchers to construct lifestyle sketches of each phone's owner.

What molecules you leave on your phone reveal about your lifestyle

Molecular traces left on cell phones allowed UC San Diego researchers to construct lifestyle sketches of each phone's owner.
Study authors say the findings could facilitate early intervention to improve the health of infants and children who were prenatally exposed to alcohol.

Blood Test May Help Identify Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Study authors say the findings could facilitate early intervention to improve the health of infants and children who were prenatally exposed to alcohol.
Study of people living at high altitude also has implications for anemia and red blood cell production at sea level

Andeans with Altitude Sickness Produce Massive Amounts of Red Blood Cells

Study of people living at high altitude also has implications for anemia and red blood cell production at sea level
In a randomized trial, people with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) had significant pain and symptom relief on a diet that starves gut bacteria of some of their favorite foods, according to a new study.

'Low FODMAP' diet may ease irritable bowel syndrome

In a randomized trial, people with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) had significant pain and symptom relief on a diet that starves gut bacteria of some of their favorite foods, according to a new study.
Demand for steady output stymies discovery. To pursue the most important research, scientists must be allowed to shift their focus, say Tolu Oni and colleagues.

Let researchers try new paths

Demand for steady output stymies discovery. To pursue the most important research, scientists must be allowed to shift their focus, say Tolu Oni and colleagues.
Past research has led to the development of treatments that make type 1 diabetes a chronic but manageable disorder.

UC San Diego School of Medicine Researchers Receive $5 Million in Type 1 Diabetes Grants

Past research has led to the development of treatments that make type 1 diabetes a chronic but manageable disorder.
Findings may influence vaccine and therapy development

Zika Virus Infection Alters Human and Viral RNA

Findings may influence vaccine and therapy development
Can artificial alterations of one gene in monkeys really cause autism? And does a monkey continually circling (displaying what is very common stereotypical behaviour for many laboratory-housed primates) be said to have “autism”?

A Human (And Humane) Quest To Find Therapies For Autism Disorders

Can artificial alterations of one gene in monkeys really cause autism? And does a monkey continually circling (displaying what is very common stereotypical behaviour for many laboratory-housed primates) be said to have “autism”?
Tell-tale microbes in fecal samples allow for IBD diagnosis in dogs but not humans

Dog Poop Microbiome Predicts Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Tell-tale microbes in fecal samples allow for IBD diagnosis in dogs but not humans
Study reveals new information about cancers driven by KRAS gene mutation, suggests new therapeutic approach

MicroRNA Specifically Kills Cancer Cells with Common Mutation

Study reveals new information about cancers driven by KRAS gene mutation, suggests new therapeutic approach
Biocom, the San Diego-based life science trade group, has named 10 winners of its new Life Science Catalyst Awards.

Biocom Life Science Catalyst winners named

Biocom, the San Diego-based life science trade group, has named 10 winners of its new Life Science Catalyst Awards.
The race to develop new antibiotics to fend off superbugs

Focus: The race against superbugs

The race to develop new antibiotics to fend off superbugs
Thousands of participants have submitted swabs of their feces to the American Gut Project

These researchers would like you to mail them your gut bacteria

Thousands of participants have submitted swabs of their feces to the American Gut Project
The rise in people who claim to have gluten allergies has been met with ridicule but many legitimate health conditions were once dismissed as imaginary

Gluten wars: skepticism over self-diagnosis and the illness we can't explain

The rise in people who claim to have gluten allergies has been met with ridicule but many legitimate health conditions were once dismissed as imaginary
Patterns in the outer protein coat of group A Streptococcus bacteria hae been uncovered by University of california San Diego researchers. The novel finding could lead to a vaccine against the infectious disease.

New Discovery Could Lead to Vaccine Against Flesh Eating Bacteria

Patterns in the outer protein coat of group A Streptococcus bacteria hae been uncovered by University of california San Diego researchers. The novel finding could lead to a vaccine against the infectious disease.

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