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  • Understanding Autism: Researchers use stem cells to hunt for new treatments

    Understanding Autism: Researchers use stem cells to hunt for new treatments
    Researchers at UC San Diego are looking at autism in an entirely new way. By using stem cells to create a human cellular model of this pervasive condition, they hope to unlock its mysteries and develop new treatments.   
  • FDA panel backs MannKind Corp.'s diabetes drug Afrezza

    Valencia-based MannKind Corp.'s inhaled diabetes treatment won the backing of a panel of U.S. regulatory advisors, boosting the company's long-running effort to get its first product on the market. Advisors to the Food and Drug Administration voted 13...

    Gluten-free beauty products in demand among some customers

    Gluten-free beauty products in demand among some customers
    Amy Soergel's lip gloss was making her sick. The problem, she realized, was gluten — hydrologized wheat protein, to be exact. Then she went to the hairdresser who used a shampoo that made her neck burn. Again, it contained gluten. "There's...

    Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications

     Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications
    Monday is the last day to begin the process of signing up for insurance under the Covered California statewide health exchange. But even for many of those already enrolled, the challenges are just beginning. Consider, for instance, the work to be done...

    Filtered water pitchers that can grace a dinner party table

    Filtered water pitchers that can grace a dinner party table
    The big guy in the water pitcher-filter market has practically become a common name, like Kleenex. But even Brita's most ardent fans might agree that those plastic containers aren't dinner party elegant. There's a new player hoping to fill that spot:...