Medicine

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3 tips from UCSF's guide to eating happy and healthy

No fad diets. No superfoods. No shame.

Paul Boutros, director of cancer data science for the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Noninvasive test improves detection of aggressive prostate cancer

50 percent of treatments could have been avoided, researchers find.

Two UC Irvine researchers

Researchers to join national effort to build atlas of human breast cells

The project, supported by a $4M grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, will be a vital part of the Human Cell Atlas.

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22 percent of young men engage in ‘disordered eating’ to bulk up

Skinny self-image, heavy workouts in adolescence are warning signs of ‘disordered eating’ researchers find.

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A little formula in first days of life may not impact breastfeeding at 6 months

A new answer to a common parenting dilemma: to offer or not to offer formula to help newborns gain weight.

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Seven UC early-career faculty and researchers named Pew Scholars

Prestigious honor for scientists of exceptional promise delivers multiyear funding for research on human health.

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Midday naps increase children's happiness and IQ

Academic performance went up by as much as 7.6 points, researchers say.

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Nanotechnology treatment shows promise against multiple sclerosis

A new therapy using stem cells from bone marrow has reversed MS symptoms in mice, setting the stage for human trials.

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White meat is no better for cholesterol, new study says

Researchers were surprised to find chicken is no better than beef — contrary to popular belief.

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Synthetic version of CBD treats seizures in rats

Scientists develop a cannabidiol analogue that shows promise for treating epilepsy without needing to cultivate marijuana.

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