Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by David Mills
Davis, California - After spending more than a decade decoding breast milk’s important health-promoting constituents, a team of researchers in the Foods for Health Institute at the University of California, Davis, is now doing the same for cow’s milk, with potential benefits both for human health and the U.S. dairy industry.
- Written by Pat Bailey
Sacramento, California - Help is welcomed this holiday season to help take the chill out of life on the streets for the dogs and cats of area homeless people.
- Written by Amy Adams
Stanford, California - Over the years imaging technologies have revealed a lot about what's happening in our brains, including which parts are active in people with conditions like depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder. But here's the secret Amit Etkin wants the world to know about those tantalizing images: they show the result of a brain state, not what caused it.
- Written by Clifton B. Parker
Stanford, California - Social norms, those unwritten rules of acceptable behavior, can change over time, such as Americans' attitudes toward gay marriage and marijuana legalization.
- Written by Yasmin Anwar
Berkeley, California - We spend one-third of our lives sleeping, and yet it is only in the last decade or so that scientists have begun to really understand why. Among other things, UC Berkeley sleep researcher Matthew Walker has linked sleep deprivation to psychiatric disorders, obesity, risky behavior, post-traumatic stress disorder, learning and memory loss in old age.
- Written by Robert Sievers
Boulder, Colorado - A measles vaccine made of fine dry powder and delivered with a puff of air triggered no adverse side effects in early human testing and it is likely effective, according to a paper to be published in the journal Vaccine.
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