With one-third of U.S. adults deemed clinically obese, researchers at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) recently revealed results of a study to pinpoint precise markers for those at greater risk for developing diabetes.
University of California San Francisco President Janet Napolitano headlined the Jan. 11 UCSF medical school leadership retreat and participating in a roundtable discussion with the medical school's dean Talmadge E. King Jr.
Four decades after the first Ebola outbreak, experts at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health have determined that original surviving victims developed a degree of immunity against potential future infection.
Over one-third of smokers trying to quit use pharmaceutical products, but University of California San Diego scientists have found that trying to stop by using medication alone may not improve the chances of success.
Researchers from the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine recently found via neuroimaging studies that brains of individuals with a history of anorexia or bulimia behave differently than those in the general population.
“Just 4,000 steps a day can lead to better brain health,” say University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) experts on aging who recently published research results on exercise in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
A team of researchers from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) and European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) has successfully created a three-dimensional molecular mapping system to examine how microbes affect skin.
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. recently updated research results regarding an investigational gene therapy treatment for severe hemophilia A, presenting its findings at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Atlanta.
The University of California at Los Angeles Health's Sound Body Sound Mind program is helping children and teens in underserved areas achieve better fitness, according to a press release from UCLA Health.
Scientists at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) recently demonstrated how high glucose levels in pregnant women may prevent babies’ heart cells from developing normally, shedding more light on congenital heart disease risk.
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers recently created skeletal muscle cells using human stem cells, marking a significant step toward perfecting stem cell replacement therapy for muscle diseases such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Calithera Biosciences Inc. recently revealed Phase 1 study results of candidate CB-839, potential treatment for certain advanced breast cancers, based on its potential efficacy when used with the chemotherapy medication paclitaxel.
While multibillion-dollar mega-mergers at the top of the end of the health-sector chain garner headlines and potential regulatory scrutiny, hospital group consolidations are also concerning experts who believe they may not produce better care and lower costs.