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Breast milk reveals clues for health

Evidence shows that breast-feeding is good for babies, boosting immunity and protecting them from a wide range of health issues such as obesity, diabetes, liver problems and cardiovascular disease.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Medical Daily

Early Life Experiences, Not Race, Determine Risk Of Cognitive Impairment In Later Life

A new study finds that it's the level of intellectual stimulation one has had during childhood, not race, that affects cognitive impairment in old age.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health

Law Professor Blogs Network

Article on Physician Aid in Dying

David Orentlicher , Thaddeus Mason Pope and Ben A. Rich recently published an article entitled, The Changing Legal Climate for Physician Aid in Dying , JAMA, Vol.


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Rocklin and Roseville Today

Preventive Autism Treatment Focus of Research Awards

The Hartwell Foundation has presented an Individual Biomedical Research Award to Professor Judy A. Van de Water of the University of California, Davis, recognizing research that could affect nearly one in every four cases of autism among children in the U.S. Van de Water, an immunologist and professor of internal medicine in the UC Davis School of ... (more)


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Medicine, Genetics, Best of 2007

National Public Radio

A Flashback To A World On The Precipice Of War

On the eve of World War I, the United States was a vastly different place than it is today.


Related Topix: History in the News

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Encouraging charitable giving: Eileen Hamilton learns from her own experiences

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is one of a series on happiness and well-being featuring Santa Cruz County residents, highlighting the guiding beliefs and philosophy as well as the challenges, achievements and struggles that have given meaning to their lives.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Wedding, University of the Pacific, UC Berkeley, Santa Cruz, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Farm briefs: New Glenn dairy adviser, farm bill changes

KARLE IS GLENN DAIRY ADVISER >> Betsy Karle has joined the University of California Cooperative Extension as its new dairy adviser and county director.


Related Topix: Glenn, CA, Glenn County, CA, Tehama County, CA, Agriculture, Science, Chico, CA

The Globe and Mail

Vancouver Park Board holds meeting to decide fate of cetaceans

Trainer Indy Canagaratnam feeds beluga whale Kavna at the Vancouver Aquarium. Research-and-rescue work on dolphins and whales at the Vancouver Aquarium could suffer if the facility ended its captivity program.


Related Topix: Canada, UC Santa Cruz, California

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cathie Anderson: Computer whiz struggled in high school but now earns millions with Rocklin business

Ken Gracey was the better student, graduating from UC Davis with a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering.


Related Topix: Computers, Electronic, Basic

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: Cutting-edge research can feed the world

In 1906, the same year the great San Francisco earthquake and fire destroyed much of the city, California made a momentous decision that continues to pay dividends for our state and world.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Opinion

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New Front Yard: Monarchs love this pretty milkweed

This is one part in a weekly series featuring the UC Davis Arboretum "New Front Yard" series, 41 drought-tolerant and beautiful plants well adapted to our region.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening, Home

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Medical News

UC Davis' Heather Young chosen for GSA's Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award

The Gerontological Society of America - the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging - has chosen Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN, of the University of California, Davis, as the 2014 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Health

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Influences of Cognitive Abilities in Old Age Study

Early life experiences, such as childhood socioeconomic status and literacy, may have greater influence on the risk of cognitive impairment late in life than such demographic characteristics as race and ethnicity, a large study by researchers with the UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center and the University of Victoria, Canada, has found.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Genetics, Medicine

Holtville Tribune

Governor Brown Nominates Jonathan K. Renner to the Third District Court of Appeal

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the nomination of Jonathan K. Renner for associate justice of the Third District Court of Appeal.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Sacramento, CA, Davis, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

UC Davis to work with Chinese on food safety

The agreement, signed Wednesday in China by U.S and Chinese officials, brings together UC Davis and China's Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University, which is funded by the Chinese government.


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Recharge Wrap-up: EV torque secrets, UC Davis maps future of biofuels

A UC Davis white paper maps out "Three Routes Forward for Biofuels," balancing investment risk with carbon benefits.


Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Financial Times

Steven Currall, dean of UC Davis

Steven Currall is not really the traditional US business school dean. A psychologist by training, he taught overseas for several years - in London Business School and UCL in London - as well as studying at the London School of Economics.


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In El Dorado County

Opinion - 'Small Farms' are fake commercial farms used to get discounted water

This policy has allowed an explosion of fake small farms that have no commercial intention.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, El Dorado County, CA, Opinion

Medical News Today

Children as young as 3 can reflect on what they don't know

Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments.


Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Davis, CA, Kids, Health

The Salinas Californian

Ernesto Sandoval provides tips on growing succulentsErnesto Sandoval...

Ernesto Sandoval provides tips on growing succulents In times of drought, succulents can provide color without much attention Check out this story on Growing cactus and other succulents doesn't have to be literally a thorn in your side.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening, Home, Davis, CA, Boulevard, CA, Watsonville, CA