Why do some people lead a perfectly healthy lifestyle yet still die young? A new international study suggests that the answer lies in our DNA.
26-Sep-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Time is of the essence when getting people stricken with acute ischemic strokes to treatment. And the use of stent retrievers — devices that remove the blood clot like pulling a cork out of a wine bottle Current professional guidelines recommend...
27-Sep-2016 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers use hospital emergency room data from around the country to document emergence of E. coli strain that fights medication. They recommend development of new antibiotics and treatment guidelines.
16-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
From infancy, we learn by watching other people, then use those memories to help us predict outcomes and make decisions in the future. Now a UCLA–Caltech study has pinpointed the individual neurons in the brain that support observational learning.
9-Sep-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A UCLA study is the first to show that Latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups. The findings may one day help scientists understand how to slow the aging process for everyone.
16-Aug-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A study by researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior has found that a healthy diet, regular physical activity and a normal body mass index can reduce the incidence of protein build-ups that are associated with the...
15-Aug-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Avoiding Sprains and Strains: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Offers Tips on Preventing School Sports Injuries
Back to school means back to sports – and the risk of injury that comes with them. “Being aware of the injury potential of your sport and proactively seeking ways to prevent such injuries is critical,” says Dr. Jennifer Beck, a pediatric...
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Previous research has found that bisphenol S (BPS), a chemical used in the manufacture of plastic bottles and other products, is as harmful to the reproductive system as bisphenol A (BPA), which BPS replaced. UCLA research suggests that BPS can...
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UCLA Health experts are available to discuss a wide variety of topics of interest for the month of October.
26-Sep-2016 7:05 PM EDT
Recommendations to move at least 30 minutes a day have made recent headlines, but living a heart healthy lifestyle incorporates other factors too. UCLA Health offers these tips.
7-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT
UCLA experts are available for interviews about marijuana-related topics
26-Aug-2016 3:55 PM EDT
UCLA Health experts are available to discuss a wide variety of topics of interest, with a focus on back-to-school issues, for the month of September.
23-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT
Evidence Shows Cupping Works: Shouldn't Western Doctors Be More Open to Telling Patients to Try Chinese and Other Drug-Free Therapies to Treat Pain?
Cupping has been portrayed as a "pseudoscience." Two UCLA MDs who are also experts in Chinese medicine say there's evidence that it can reduce pain and promote healing. They urge the medical establishment to be more open-minded to drug-free...
15-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT
UCLA OB/GYN expert offers comment on new study that looks at acetaminophen use during pregnancy and behavioral problems in children
15-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT
If you spend hours commuting to work and sitting at your desk all day, recent studies about the health hazards of too much sitting probably have hit home. Here are some tips to incorporate movement into your work day.
11-Aug-2016 8:05 PM EDT
Urologist Dr. Jesse Mills believes not enough attention is paid to male infertility. He wants to shine a light on the causes of infertility and the things that can be done to combat the condition.
27-Jul-2016 6:05 PM EDT