Medicine

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.

UCSF MRI MS

Over-the-counter allergy drug helps patients with chronic injury from multiple sclerosis

Clinical trial shows FDA-approved antihistamine restores nervous system function in MS patients.

UCSF ashtray

Hardcore smokers are softening over time

“Even smokers with the greatest psychological distress can be reached and helped to quit,” says UCSF's Stanton Glantz.

H1N1 virus UC Davis

Shining light on the social lives of viruses

Animal behavior theories can provide a fresh look at how viruses spread, scientist says.

UCLA teaching kitchen

Physician, feed thyself

Future doctors and nurses learn what nutrition really means to help patients down the line.

HIV kick kill UCLA

Researchers create molecule that could ‘kick and kill’ HIV

A synthetic particle can awaken dormant virus cells and knock them out in lab animals — a significant advance.

UC Davis cleaner disinfectant

Why a little dirt is good for us

Disinfectants can inhibit cellular energy production and even lead to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease.

UC San Diego immunotherapy

DNA mutations found in blood predict response to immunotherapy in patients with cancer

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists find you don't need a biopsy to determine if the treatment will work.

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