Bay Area Researchers Key on Blood Plasma to Fight Age-Related DiseasesAt Alkahest, in San Carlos, scientists are working on innovative therapies for diseases that are linked to aging.
Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo, Study FindsWomen with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, according to a landmark study that used genetic testing.
S.F. Researchers Find Fix for Gene Linked to Alzheimer's DiseaseA research team in San Francisco has reportedly created a way to correct the harmful gene that is the primary risk factor for developing Alzheimer's Disease.
Zuckerberg Donates Fortune To Disrupt DeathFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have a lofty new goal: to cure, manage or eradicate all disease by the end of this century.
Shellfish Stickum Inspires Cal Scientists To Create New Surgical GlueUC Berkeley scientists observing how mussels attach themselves to submarine surfaces have developed a new surgical glue.
Study Suggests Drinking Coffee Reduces Risk Of Colon CancerDrinking coffee may cut your risk of colon cancer by as much as 50 percent, a new study suggests.
Patients Legally Take Ecstasy While Receiving Therapy In Marin CountyDecades after the U.S. Federal Government banned the drug ecstasy a Bay Area medical team got special permission to study its therapeutic use in patients with life-threatening illness.
Researcher Fights Patients' Early-Onset Alzheimer's Symptoms With Lifestyle MakeoverA number of patients suffering early Alzheimer's disease are participating in a promising experimental protocol which could, it's hoped, reverse some of the symptoms.
Google Looks for 'Maverick' To Lead Research Co-Venture With American Heart AssociationGoogle Life Sciences is teaming with the American Heart Association to find new ways to fight heart disease.
Could An Insulin Pill Prevent Diabetes? New Study Seeks To Answer That QuestionMore than 400 children and adults are participating in U.S. government-funded international research to find out whether insulin capsules can prevent or delay Type 1 diabetes.
Santa Clara Whistleblower Sues Newark Stem Cell Company That Fired HimA Santa Clara County man has filed a lawsuit claiming that a Newark-based stem cell company fired him for complaining that manufacturing practices put patients' lives at risk.
Beaten Giants Fan's Doctor Calls For More Funding For Brain InjuriesHe called on the federal government to better fund research of traumatic brain injuries.