A new study conducted by researchers at Stanford University used brain imaging to find distinct differences between healthy humans and those with chronic fatigue syndrome. The findings, published in Radiology, suggest that brain imaging may be a pivotal tool in diagnosing and treating the…

Halloween has come and gone which means one thing; the 2014 Holiday season is underway. It’s a time for giving, but that’s not just giving gifts to friends and family. Americans tend to become more charitable at this time of year, donating or volunteering to help those less fortunate.
In fact,…

James Paular, 30, is studying to become a respiratory therapist at our Pleasant Hill, CA, campus. He started the Associate of Science degree program in Respiratory Care in February 2013, and hopes to earn his degree in February next year.
James, a U.S. Army veteran, was recently named as a…

Two new studies published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs and Cancer suggest that the practices of meditation, yoga and relaxation with imagery are beneficial for breast cancer patients. Most noteworthy is perhaps that scientists found physical health benefits…

In the industry of pharmacy technology, the Food and Drug Administration have recently approved two new drug therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. While the cause of the disease is unknown, research has found that the drugs Ofev (nintedanib) and Esbriet (pirfenidone) can significantly…

Two new large studies have identified the genetic basis of autism, pinpointing dozens of different genes involved in the mental condition.1 The research demonstrates that rare mutations in these genes affect communication networks in the brain and compromise fundamental biological mechanisms…

In a surprise discovery that topples decades of thinking on how the body fixes proteins, scientists have opened up new doors for protein-folding treatments, moving one step closer to preventing Alzheimer’s and other protein-linked brain diseases.1
“This finding provides a whole other outlook on…