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Study: Disease risk seen in disrupted biological clock

December 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Study: Disease risk seen in disrupted biological clock

USC scientists report that a novel time-keeping mechanism within liver cells that helps sustain key organ tasks can contribute to diseases when its natural rhythm is disrupted. This dual function of the nuclear receptor protein HNF4A offers [...]

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A Diet High in Fat and Cholesterol Can Lead to Life-threatening Liver Disease

December 20th, 2018|Comments Off on A Diet High in Fat and Cholesterol Can Lead to Life-threatening Liver Disease

A new study by Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers shows there’s yet another reason to avoid a high fat, high cholesterol diet: It can trigger changes in the immune system that lead to [...]

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Pituitary tumors that invade bone, brain to be focus of USC research

December 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Pituitary tumors that invade bone, brain to be focus of USC research

Gabriel Zada, MD, a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research pituitary adenomas, which are commonly occurring yet little-studied tumors arising from the pituitary gland. [...]

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