Medicine

UCSF teeth lasers

Painless dental lasers can render teeth cavity-resistant

New technology for repairing teeth and strengthening enamel may soon be in a dental office near you.

Meera Nair Jessica Jang UC Riverside

New hope for treating sepsis

Study shows human protein resistin greatly boosts the survival rate against a condition that currently kills one in five.

UC San Diego aisle

Cross off your to-do list

As little as 30 minutes of light activity (chores, errands) may lower mortality risk for women over 65.

UCLA tired woman

Spacing out after staying up late? Here’s why

Sleep-deprived brain cells can cause serious and potentially dangerous mental lapses, a new study finds.

UC Riverside platelets fibrin

How blood clots shrink — and why

New research could help in the development of treatments for heart attack and stroke.

UC glowing jelly

How basic research on jellyfish led to an unexpected scientific revolution

From destined for the drain to winning a Nobel Prize.

Glaucoma study

Scientists discover potential treatment to stop glaucoma in its tracks

It's a major step forward against a leading cause of blindness that affects 80 million worldwide.

Mexican origin family stress UC Davis

Stress and resilience among Mexican-origin families in California

New research hopes to improve the health of more than 40 percent of the state's population.

UCSF smartphone

Preventing disease with the help of social media

Eleni Linos focuses on how technology influences our behaviors to make an impact on health.

obese man UC Riverside

Understudied racial minority groups show alarmingly high rates of obesity and diabetes

A new study highlights major health problems affecting historically ignored racial groups.

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