Medicine

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Smartphone, M.D.

A new app developed by UC Santa Barbara researchers enables a smartphone to ID bacteria in just one hour.

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UC Berkeley research leads to Nobel Prize-winning immunotherapy

James Allison shares the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discoveries he made at UC Berkeley that revolutionized the treatment of cancer.

Innovative ideation challenge aims to catalyze new direction in breast cancer research

The California Breast Cancer Research Program wants your bold breast cancer prevention research ideas.

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Among body shapes, pears are healthier than apples

Obesity's effects may be different for men and women.

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More than skin deep: How environment, diet and social experiences affect health

UC scientists dive into the ambient factors contributing to health crises like obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

What kind of person donates a kidney to a stranger?

‘All you have to do is lay on the couch for a couple weeks,’ remarks life-saving UC staffer Katherine Welsh.

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Time-restricted eating can overcome the bad effects of faulty genes and unhealthy diet

They say ‘you are what you eat.’ But a new study suggests that when you eat may be just as important.

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A new spinal cord injury treatment is getting patients back on their feet

Patients are recovering from injuries that were once believed to be irreversible.

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New antibiotics that work

8,000 new combinations are surprisingly effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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Cracking the sugar code: Why the ‘glycome’ is the next big thing in health and medicine

The long sugar chains covering our cells could provide answers to cancer, aging and autoimmune diseases.

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