Medicine

Why UC is participating in Covered California

UC is helping to increase access to affordable health care.
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Can a glass of wine a day keep the doctor away?

Drinking in moderation — but not to excess — can help boost your immune response to vaccination.

Student paves way for new medical clinic in Uganda

When a young Ugandan shared his dream of starting the first hospital in his district to provide free health care services, a UCLA undergraduate student chose to help make it a reality.
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Searching genes for drug reactions

UCSF School of Pharmacy is one of the first pharmacy schools in the nation to offer its students genetic testing for drug response.

Interactive tool helps patients discuss depression

Computer program helps users identify symptoms, facilitates discussion with physicians.

Clinic fights spread of TB on skid row

Team from UCLA's nursing school expands testing among LA's homeless.

Researchers successfully treat autism in infants

A modified therapy lessens the severity of the condition and can perhaps alleviate it altogether.

Autism in black and white

NIH grant helps scientist study disorder in African Americans.
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New guidelines for sports concussions

The new guidelines are aimed at protecting the more than 1 million athletes who suffer concussions each year in the U.S.

Predicting hotspots for future flu outbreaks

A major pandemic could occur if bird flu were to become highly contagious among humans.

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