Diseases - people
What makes mother’s milk so good?
Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.
Results of the study may reduce the burden of the increasingly devastating disease.
Worksite-based health programs focus on lowering the risk of obesity and diabetes.
Loss of large mammals impacts humans, mice, snakes, fleas, ticks, plants ...
Program helps children make healthy choices with nutrition-related problem-solving skills.
UC researchers push back against food companies on high amounts of sugar consumption.
Researchers examine molecules in cow's milk to protect children from intestinal diseases.
A $4 million research project in Ethiopia will improve the genetic diversity of chickpea varieties.
Food safety expert Christine Bruhn says gloves don’t substitute for hand-washing.
UC Davis research finds dark chocolate may lower risk of heart disease.
UC Cooperative Extension expert Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr weighs in on the Paleo diet.
Award for research on human drug metabolism, transport, and development.
Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.
Assumptions about genetics of two malaria mosquito subgroups are false.
Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.
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.
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.
Don’t toss your saltshaker out just yet. A new study suggests that concern about the amount of salt you consume may be misplaced.
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.
Livestock grazing, public recreation, and clean water are compatible goals on national forest lands.
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.
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.
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.