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Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Jul 09, 2014 11:52 AM

Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.

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Why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail

Why dengue fever prevention efforts often fail

by Kathy Garvey and Patricia Bailey — last modified Jun 04, 2014 08:54 AM

Results of the study may reduce the burden of the increasingly devastating disease.

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Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

Boosting the health of Latino immigrant farmworkers

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 27, 2014 03:41 PM

Worksite-based health programs focus on lowering the risk of obesity and diabetes.

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African wildlife loss: many consequences in savannas

African wildlife loss: many consequences in savannas

by Kat Kerlin — last modified May 27, 2014 08:48 AM

Loss of large mammals impacts humans, mice, snakes, fleas, ticks, plants ...

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Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

Childhood obesity drops: school nutrition program

by Patricia Bailey — last modified May 19, 2014 09:01 AM

Program helps children make healthy choices with nutrition-related problem-solving skills.

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Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

by Ann Filmer — last modified May 13, 2014 08:58 AM

UC researchers push back against food companies on high amounts of sugar consumption.

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Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 18, 2014 09:21 AM

Researchers examine molecules in cow's milk to protect children from intestinal diseases.

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Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

Chickpea project: nutrition, environmental sustainability

by Pat Bailey — last modified Mar 04, 2014 01:05 PM

A $4 million research project in Ethiopia will improve the genetic diversity of chickpea varieties.

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Gloves on food workers don’t assure sanitation

Gloves on food workers don’t assure sanitation

by afilmer — last modified Feb 24, 2014 10:22 AM

Food safety expert Christine Bruhn says gloves don’t substitute for hand-washing.

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Dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

Dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

by afilmer — last modified Feb 11, 2014 09:52 AM

UC Davis research finds dark chocolate may lower risk of heart disease.

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Paleo diet not as simple as it sounds

Paleo diet not as simple as it sounds

by Jeannette Warnert — last modified Feb 10, 2014 10:05 AM

UC Cooperative Extension expert Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr weighs in on the Paleo diet.

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Bruce Hammock receives 2014 Brodie Award

Bruce Hammock receives 2014 Brodie Award

by Dorsey Griffith — last modified Feb 12, 2014 04:33 PM

Award for research on human drug metabolism, transport, and development.

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UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.

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Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match

Malaria mosquito groups do mix and match

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:25 AM

Assumptions about genetics of two malaria mosquito subgroups are false.

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Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 10, 2013 04:02 PM

Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.

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Genes outside nucleus have disproportionate effect

Genes outside nucleus have disproportionate effect

by Andy Fell — last modified Oct 31, 2013 01:37 PM

The tiny bit of DNA outside the cell nucleus has a large effect on metabolism. This may impact future treatments for inherited diseases in humans.

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UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:47 AM

Researchers are decoding the mysteries of mother’s milk, discovering a wealth of information about how best to feed and protect the human body, lessons that will enhance health not just for infants but for us all.

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Salt intake physiologically set in humans, new study finds

Salt intake physiologically set in humans, new study finds

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

Don’t toss your saltshaker out just yet. A new study suggests that concern about the amount of salt you consume may be misplaced.

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Formula-fed babies may be more susceptible to chronic disease

Formula-fed babies may be more susceptible to chronic disease

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:49 AM

Formula-fed infants experience metabolic stress that could make them more susceptible than breast-fed infants to a wide range of health issues such as obesity, diabetes, liver problems and cardiovascular
disease, according to new research at the University of California,
 Davis.


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Cattle grazing and clean water are compatible on public lands, new study finds

Cattle grazing and clean water are compatible on public lands, new study finds

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:01 AM

Livestock grazing, public recreation, and clean water are compatible goals on national forest lands.

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Eastern Coachella Valley report finds elevated levels of air and water pollution

Eastern Coachella Valley report finds elevated levels of air and water pollution

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:02 AM

Residents of the Eastern Coachella Valley in Riverside County live every day with elevated environmental hazards in their air and water, according to a new UC Davis study.

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Scientists explore stress, weight loss, and our brain

Scientists explore stress, weight loss, and our brain

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:51 AM

It’s not just our imagination: We really do eat differently when we’re stressed. Nutritionists at UC Davis are shedding light on the important link between stress, our brain and body weight, discoveries that could help society fight obesity and improve our individual efforts to lose weight and keep it off.

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Kinsella Prize winner helps uncover secrets of human breast milk

Kinsella Prize winner helps uncover secrets of human breast milk

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Oct 17, 2013 11:13 AM

David Dallas, who recently completed his Ph.D. in nutritional biology, has been awarded the John E. Kinsella Memorial Prize for his outstanding research on human breast milk protein digestion.

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