UCSF heart smartwatches

Wearables could catch heart problems that elude your doctor

Smart watches can detect irregular heartbeats with startling accuracy. Can they predict heart disease?

UC San Diego FAS

Children affected by prenatal drinking more numerous than previously estimated

Findings suggest rates of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may be similar to autism spectrum disorders.

UCSF Dena Dubal

Could a protein called klotho block dementia and aging?

Dena Dubal wants to stave off neurodegenerative diseases with a novel approach: blocking aging.

UCSF source anxiety

Yep, your brain has ‘anxiety’ cells

It's not just your imagination, it's neurology, according to a new study on mice.

immunotherapy

Researchers develop a remote-controlled cancer immunotherapy system

The ultrasound-based system can non-invasively control genetic processes to kill cancer cells.

UC Davis sequence all life

Earth BioGenome Project to sequence all life

UC Davis-led partnership to map the DNA of every lifeform announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Preemie UC San Diego

Premature baby grows up to be a ‘cuddler’

A unique program gives volunteers like Shea McNanie the opportunity to provide infants vital TLC.

UCLA sick with flu

Everyone’s talking about the flu. Here’s what to do about it

And why — even though it's less effective this year — you should still get the vaccine.

Mountain lion paws

Healing burned paws with fish skin

A young mountain lion injured during the Thomas fire receives an innovative therapy to get him back on his feet.

UCLA DNA home test

Received an at-home DNA test as a holiday gift? Proceed with caution

Many people are ill-equipped to handle troubling medical information without proper guidance, UCLA geneticist says.

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