UCSF researchers discovered a gene that plays an essential role in noise-induced deafness.
UCSF scientists are working to understand how concussions cause long-term cognitive damage – and how they might be treated.
New review of nutritional science argues most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals.
Researchers have shown that the earliest stages of the brain degeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease are linked to neuropsychiatric symptoms.
Nearly all studies of telomere genetics have been performed in adult populations of European or Asian ancestry, meaning that studies aiming to understand how early environmental exposures impact telomere length across different ethnic groups can’t easily assess the role of natural variations in telomere biology.
One in seven older veterans with hypertension is discharged with increased blood pressure medications, despite half of those having well-controlled blood pressure prior to their hospital stay.
The Atlantic Philanthropies announced a new cohort of Atlantic Fellows, including Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health. The new fellows will be based at The Global Brain Health Institute at Trinity College Dublin and UCSF.
Sun exposure can boost your mood, but it can also significantly boost your risk of skin cancer. Sarah Arron dispels myths around UV rays and gives you her best advice on skin protection.