Researchers need access to multiple strains of marijuana in order to find out about its potential benefits or harms, but current legislation makes that extremely difficult. As states move ahead with recreational legalization, access is more critical than ever.
Bicycle use has skyrocketed in popularity, but it’s also led to more accidents, with medical costs from non-fatal bike crashes climbing steadily by $789 million annually, according to a new study by UCSF.
Eve Ekman, a postdoctoral scholar at UCSF’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, has collaborated with her father, Paul Ekman, and the Dalai Lama to create an Atlas of Emotions. Now Eve Ekman is focusing on helping medical residents understand their emotions through an app.
Location-tracking apps on smartphones could be used to help track and manage care for thousands of patients who suffer from chronic diseases, and possibly provide feedback to them on lifestyle changes.