Medicine

UC Riverside pain expectation

Does pain expected equal pain felt? Ask a kid

A science-backed strategy can help calm your kid before their next blood draw or shot.

hot car study UC San Diego

Hot cars can hit life-threatening levels in only an hour

Interior temperatures can rise to 116 degrees Fahrenheit, potentially causing fatal injuries to children trapped inside.

Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo with her mother

A Cinderella story 16 years in the making

With her graduation from UC Davis med school, Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo realized a dream that once seemed impossible.

UCSF transplant in utero

Baby born in world’s first in utero stem cell transplant trial

The fetal treatment may one day cure disorders months before birth.

UC Berkeley Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan, on science, psychedelics and the human mind

The UC Berkeley professor talks his ‘trip’ through a whole new world on a new podcast.

UCSF pregnant preterm

New test reliably predicts risk of preterm birth

Identifying women at risk in the second trimester could lead to early treatment and prevention.

UC San Diego pancreatic cancer

New blood test rapidly detects signs of deadly cancer

Pancreatic cancer is often detected too late, but a new diagnostic tool shows promise.

UCSF tick hand

What you need to know about Lyme disease this summer

Expert Charles Chiu offers advice on avoiding this diseae on the rise during its peak season.

Whetter baby UCLA

New app tells hearing-impaired parents when and why their baby is crying

Chatterbaby uses artificial intelligence to help determine if baby is hungry, fussy or in pain.

UC Davis soda can

Soda found to be uniquely harmful

Compared to equal amounts of starch, sugar sweetened calories present cardiometabolic risk.

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