University of California, San Francisco

Do gut bacteria rule our minds?

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, ...

Aug 15, 2014
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New lung cancer test predicts survival

In the two largest clinical studies ever conducted on the molecular genetics of lung cancer, an international team led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has demonstrated that an available ...

Jan 26, 2012
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The hidden costs of sugar

Americans today consume nearly three times the recommended amount of sugar every day. That's an average of 66 pounds of added sugar per year.

Nov 14, 2014
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HIV research: A long view on a small virus

(Medical Xpress) -- Halfway down a long corridor in the middle of UCSF Medical Center, a white-coated Jay Levy, MD, paused recently to reflect on HIV — a disease that has defined a generation, continues ...

Jul 12, 2012
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