FINDINGS Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA found that cardiovascular disease patients who have high muscle mass and low fat mass have a lower mortality risk than those with other body compositions. The findings also...
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Researchers at UCLA have that found states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act saw a significant increase in rates of health insurance among low-income adults compared with states that did not expand the program. The study,...
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A new UCLA study suggests that the virus possesses the ability to mutate rapidly, allowing the current outbreak to spread swiftly around the world.
15-Apr-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Veterans suffering from mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder — as well as their families — now have access to highly individualized, intensive treatment that draws on UCLA’s nationally recognized expertise in...
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New research offers evidence that anti-inflammatory “health beneficial” gut bacteria can slow or stop the development of some types of cancer.
13-Apr-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have formed a new center whose mission is to improve the quality and reliability of new health care technologies, reduce the length and...
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UCLA researchers found that workouts, in addition to brain games, appear to trigger a protein that restores connections between neurons in young people with schizophrenia.
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In a groundbreaking advance, UCLA surgeons and bioengineers have discovered the key to personalized medicine through an artificial intelligence-like technology known as Phenotypic Personalized Medicine (PPM). Until now, personalized medicine has...
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Dr. Lonnie Zeltzer, director of the director of the UCLA Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program, is a renowned expert on treating chronic pediatric pain. She and her husband, Dr. Paul Zeltzer, have a new book, "Pain in Children and Young Adults:...
26-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT
Many parents and grandparents lock away their cleaning supplies and other household chemicals, and are surprised to learn that prescription drugs are actually a leading cause of accidental poisoning in children. Dr. Wally Ghurabi, ER director at...
31-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EDT
If the person you love loves chocolate, grabbing a gift for Valentine’s Day is a breeze. But if the person you love has diabetes or prediabetes, you have to think outside the heart-shaped box, says Debora Nagata, R.N., diabetes educator at UCLA...
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A new workbook by a UCLA expert in recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction lays out an array of approaches, including one that emphasizes looking for enjoyment in all the right places.
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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