Thursday, October 6, 2022

UCSF Investigators Improve MR-guided TRUS Fusion Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Detection Using HP 13C...

The accuracy of biopsy sampling, which can miss clinically significant tumors, limits our ability to detect prostate cancer extent and aggressiveness. MRI-guided ultrasound fusion biopsies can improve accuracy, but often...

More physical activity, less screen time linked to better executive function in toddlers, study...

A new study explored whether adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for diet and physical activity had any relationship with toddlers' ability to remember, plan, pay attention, shift between tasks and regulate their...

Gene–environment interactions in Alzheimer disease: the emerging role of epigenetics

Alzheimer’s Association. 2021 Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures. Alzheimers Dement. 17, 327–406 (2021).Article  ...

A mechanism for oxidative damage repair at gene regulatory elements

Kooistra, S. M. & Helin, K. Molecular mechanisms and potential functions of histone demethylases. Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 13, 297–311 (2012).CAS  PubMed  Article  ...

Neuroscientists discover process behind brain’s high-level work — ScienceDaily

Our ability to think, decide, remember recent events and more, comes from our brain's neocortex. Now University of California, Irvine neuroscientists have discovered key aspects of the mechanisms behind these functions. Their findings could...

Study reveals newly discovered nuances of memory formation — ScienceDaily

Long-term memories rely on both the repetition of events and an intricate neurological learning process in making these memories last, shows a new study by a team of neuroscientists. Its findings provide a more...

Molecular changes in the brain in the aftermath of a traumatic event may help...

Social avoidance is a common symptom of PTSD, and scientists working to better understand why have laboratory evidence that while stress hormone levels consistently increase in the immediate aftermath of a traumatic event, there...

UCSF Radiology Recognizes the Contributions of Postdoctoral Scholars During Postdoc Appreciation Week

  In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation week and on behalf of the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, I would like to thank all the postdocs who...

Temporal order of clinical and biomarker changes in familial frontotemporal dementia

Department of Neurology, Memory and Aging Center, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USAAdam M. Staffaroni, Hilary W. Heuer, Yann Cobigo, Amy Wolf, Sheng-Yang Matt Goh, Annie L. Clark, Jack Carson Taylor, Amy Wise, Elise Ong, Julio...

Three UCSF Radiology Faculty Accepted into Leadership Program

We are pleased to announce that Roxanna Juarez, MD, assistant professor in Molecular Imaging & Therapeutics, Yoo Jin Lee, MD, assistant professor in Cardiac & Pulmonary Imaging, and Cynthia Wu, MD, associate professor...
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Holy mackerel! Could eating salmon, cod, tuna, herring or sardines keep our brains healthy...

Eating cold-water fish and other sources of omega-3 fatty acids may preserve brain health and enhance cognition in middle age, new evidence indicates. Having at...

Saliva test could provide early warning for severe COVID cases, finds study — ScienceDaily

Saliva samples could soon be key to predicting the severity of someone's case of Covid-19, allowing hospitals to triage patients effectively, according to new...

Diverse digital interventions remediate cognitive aging in healthy older adults — ScienceDaily

After a decade of work, scientists at UC San Francisco's Neuroscape Center have developed a suite of video game interventions that improve key aspects...