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Study May Show a Way to Predict Whether Children with a Genetic Disorder Will Develop Autism or Psychosis


Findings are the first to shed light on the genetic differences between DiGeorge syndrome patients with autism and those with psychosis.
27-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Fountain Honors Donors Who, at the Time of Death, Gave Life to Others


UCLA Health and One Legacy honor organ, eye and tissue donors
24-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

UCLA Scientists Discover Breakthrough Experimental Therapy to Treat Colon Cancer and Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease


UCLA scientists have discovered a groundbreaking experimental therapy that has the ability to suppress the development of ulcerative colitis (UC), a disease which causes inflammation in the digestive tract and colon cancer. The treatment utilizes a...
23-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

New UCLA-University of Texas Checklist Helps Identify Children, Teens with Bereavement Disorder

An assessment tool developed jointly by psychiatrists at UCLA and the University of Texas, Houston will be the first to help identify maladaptive grief in youth between 8 and 18.
22-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT

UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Once Again Ranks Among Top 10 Cancer Centers Nationwide


UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center is ranked among the top 10 cancer centers in the nation, according to a U.S. News & World Report survey of board-certified physicians from across the country. The survey reviewed patient outcomes, the...
21-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

UCLA Health Hospitals Rank Among Nation’s Best in U.S. News Survey


UCLA Health’s hospitals have been named to U.S. News and World Report’s 2015-2016 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. UCLA, which previously ranked No. 5 in the country, tied for No. 3 this year.
21-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

New Method to Deliver Glucose to Cancer Cells Could Prove Key to Defeating Deadly Cancers


•UCLA scientists have for the first time demonstrated the importance of sodium-dependent glucose transporters (SGLTs) in delivering glucose to pancreatic and prostate cancer cells •Study results show promising evidence that current SGLT...
20-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Why Recovery Times Vary Widely after Brain Injury


Why do some youngsters bounce back quickly from a traumatic brain injury, while others suffer for years? New UCLA/USC research suggests that damage to the coating around the brain’s nerve fibers--not injury severity-- may explain the difference.
13-Jul-2015 8:00 AM EDT

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Parents: 6 Tips for Protecting Your Child From Sports Concussions


12-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football


22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat


9-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT

UCLA Offers Tips to Lower the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
5-Mar-2014 11:00 AM EST

Injuries, Doping, and Sports Medicine at the Olympics with UCLA Health Sciences Experts

7-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

UCLA Coauthor of IOM Report on Youth and Concussion Available for Interviews


29-Oct-2013 5:40 PM EDT

UCLA doctors available to comment on Olympic Games drug testing, gender issues and sports injuries

24-Jul-2012 5:00 PM EDT

Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day: Gift, Food and Activity Ideas from UCLA Experts

UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
22-Jan-2010 1:00 PM EST

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