UCSF doctor end of life

Looking for a better way to die

Several experts at UCSF offer comment on the new California end-of-life law.

UCLA color neurons

UCLA study identifies how brain connects memories across time

Neuroscientists boost ability of aging brain to recapture links between related memories.

UCLA yoga seniors pre-Alzheimer's

To reduce pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive impairment, get to the yoga mat

UCLA study finds yoga, meditation more effective than memory-boosting exercises.

Alzheimer's Science Today

Janet Napolitano on the UC Cures for Alzheimer's Disease Initiative

The UC president on the mobilization of systemwide talent and resources to support promising research.

UC Riverside Immortality Project

Flitting through eternity

UC Riverside provides some new insight into the physical basis of near-death experiences.

UC San Diego Italian village study

Remote Italian village could harbor secrets of healthy aging

UC San Diego is the first to study the lifestyle of 300 residents, all over 100 years old.

UCSF dementia depression

Study suggests ‘emotional health’ implicated in dementia

Risk may be almost doubled by escalating depression in the elderly, according to UC San Francisco research.

UCLA diabetes

Majority of California adults have prediabetes or diabetes

A new analysis from UCLA finds 55 percent of Californians over 18 have or are at risk of developing diabetes.

Dementia UC San Francisco

Landmark study finds dementia risk varies significantly among racial and ethnic groups

Joint research by UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente highlights the importance of identifying strategies to reduce disparities.

UC Santa Barbara Alzheimer's book

The brain game

A new book by UC Santa Barbara's Kenneth S. Kosik offers strategies for reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.