How do our bodies fight off dangerous chemicals?Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
How much sugar are you really eating?In the near future, the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods will have a new look and more information. UC Davis' Kimber Stanhope explains how this will reveal the amount of sugar that is added to our foods.
Ebola 101An infectious-disease expert at UC Berkeley offers a primer on the deadly Ebola virus.
New tactics, old foe: malariaVector biologist Anthony James takes a fresh look at how mosquitoes transmit malaria and other diseases.
October 17, 2018
You can search for better health answers by using a free internet health assistant developed by medical researchers.
October 11, 2018
Shuvo Roy is not content to just work on the world's first bioartificial kidney. Now he's doing the same for the pancreas.
UC San Diego
October 10, 2018
Health choices made easy, thanks to a new model that relies on data from your FitBit.