The lowering of dietary recommendations for the consumption of free or added sugar from 25% to 10% of daily calories has been criticized as being based on low-quality scientific evidence, ill-informed opinions and over-extrapolation of results from studies on sugar-sweetened beverages. This Comment by Dr. Kimber Stanhope rebuts these criticisms.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have been able to produce antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein in hen eggs. Antibodies harvested from eggs might be used to treat COVID-19 or as a preventative measure for people exposed to the disease.
On April 22, the Office of Research hosted a Team Research Forum with six experts to discuss the strength of interdisciplinary research in predictive intelligence so humans can better prepare themselves to navigate the risks of future pandemic challenges.
Candice Price, an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences in the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, conducts research to better understand the mechanisms for developing cardiometabolic diseases, including diabetes in Black women.
Monoclonal antibodies protected aged, diabetic rhesus macaque monkeys from disease due to SARS-CoV-2 and reduced signs of inflammation, including in cerebrospinal fluid, according to a new study from UC Davis researchers.