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Exposure to violence takes a toll on the socioemotional well-being of Californians

A survey of Californians finds that exposure to violence has pervasive social and emotional impacts on people, especially when firearms are involved.
14-Jan-2021 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wildfire smoke carry microbes that can cause infectious diseases

Wildfire smoke contains microbes, infectious agents that might cause diseases. In a perspective piece published in Science, researchers at UC Davis Health and the University of Idaho proposed a multidisciplinary approach to study the health impacts...
17-Dec-2020 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Big brains and white matter: New clues about autism subtypes

Researchers found that a long-accepted theory about brain size in some children with autism may not be true. In a separate study, they linked development of white matter with changes in autism symptom severity.
17-Dec-2020 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hydrogen peroxide keeps gut bacteria away from the colon lining

An enzyme in the colon lining releases hydrogen peroxide – a known disinfecting compound- to protect the body from gut microbial communities. Findings from the UC Davis Health study points to importance of considering a different approach to...
9-Dec-2020 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

UC Davis Health joins Novavax in testing a new COVID-19 vaccine

UC Davis Health will launch a COVID-19 clinical trial with Novavax to test a new coronavirus vaccine. This vaccine has an important advantage: liquid state storage that allows for distribution using standard vaccine channels, unlike the Pfizer and...
8-Dec-2020 3:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gestational age linked to ADHD in children with Down syndrome

A new study by the UC Davis MIND Institute finds a connection between gestational age and ADHD in children with Down syndrome. An earlier gestational age is linked to higher ADHD symptoms later in childhood.
4-Dec-2020 8:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Breathing problems in teens: COVID-19 or lung injury due to vaping?

In a case series of three teen patients, UC Davis Health pediatricians present the common manifestations of COVID-19 and lung injury due to vaping (EVALI). As EVALI and COVID-19 share many symptoms, it is critical for health providers to get the...
19-Nov-2020 8:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Young survivors of acute myeloid leukemia have long-term complications from treatment

Adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients treated for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) have a high risk of developing several long-term health complications after treatment, a study led by UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers has found. The...
9-Nov-2020 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites


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UC Davis Health experts available for interviews in English and Spanish on contact tracing

2-Oct-2020 2:55 PM EDT

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UC Davis Infectious Disease Expert Available to Comment on COVID-19 following President’s Diagnosis

2-Oct-2020 12:35 PM EDT

UC Davis Health expert available to discuss pancreatic cancer: Why it is so lethal, and why there is hope

20-Jul-2020 2:05 PM EDT

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The Surge in Throat Cancer, Especially in Men

Humanpapilloma virus (HPV) is now the leading cause of certain types of throat cancer. Dr. Michael Moore, director of head and neck surgery at UC Davis and an HPV-related cancer expert, answers some tough questions about the trend and what can be...
31-Jul-2018 6:05 PM EDT

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Oh, My Aching Head! the Who, What, Why and How to Cope with Migraine

Migraine headaches can strike any time and be debilitating, making it impossible to work or enjoy even life’s simple pleasures. They affect approximately 12 percent of the population living in the U.S. and are three times more prevalent in women...
27-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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UC Davis Researcher Urges Caution on Engineered Stem Cells

In a commentary published in the Jan. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, UC Davis researcher William Murphy expressed cautious optimism about efforts to genetically engineer hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) to temporarily resist cell...
3-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST

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All the Rage, but Do They Work? UC Davis #ADHD Expert Offers Thoughts on #Fidget Toys

10-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT

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#Autism, #vaccine experts can comment on Trump's Vaccine Safety Commission and Robert Kennedy Jr. leadership appointment

10-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

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