The amount of radiation that patients are exposed to from CT scans varies widely between institutions and countries, and is largely due to differences in the technical settings of the scanning machines.
Researchers have discovered that the intestine is the source of immune cells that reduce brain inflammation in people with MS, and that increasing the number of these cells blocks inflammation entirely.
The sugar industry has driven decades of biased research that shirk sugar's responsibility for chronic disease. UCSF researchers are uncovering thousands of industry documents to combat this misinformation, and steer Americans away from what is becoming a growing health crisis.
More than two dozen scientists and researchers participated in the hackathon – a joint project of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and UCSF’s Institute for Global Health Sciences.