Monitoring men with very low- and low-risk prostate cancers using watchful waiting or active surveillance, called expectant management, is a useful approach for a large number of men with localized tumors and could spare them the debilitating side...
6-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT
UCLA Patient Is First in the World to Successfully Receive a Heart Transplant After Using Experimental 50cc Total Artificial Heart
A 44-year-old woman has received a successful heart transplant at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, thanks to an experimental Total Artificial Heart designed for smaller patients. The UCLA patient is the first person in California to receive the...
1-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT
In the first study of its kind, UCLA and United Kingdom researchers found that neurons in a specific brain region play a key role in rapidly forming memories about every day events, a finding that may result in a better understanding of memory loss...
24-Jun-2015 6:05 PM EDT
UCLA doctors used a 3-D model of a patient’s heart to guide a tricky minimally-invasive valve replacement. UCLA patient Richard Whitaker was not a candidate for traditional surgery due his heart's unique anatomy and previous surgeries. Doctors...
1-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT
A new study by UCLA scientists has found that women diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with a one-week regimen of partial breast radiation after the surgical removal of the tumor, or lumpectomy, saw no increase in cancer recurrence or...
25-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Chronic disease and mental health issues disproportionately affect low-income African-Americans, Latinos and Hispanics. Researchers at UCLA have developed a screening tool that may provide better treatment.
25-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT
New research offers further evidence that cocaine use disrupts the immune system, making people who use it more likely to become infected with HIV.
18-Jun-2015 7:05 PM EDT
The UCLA Medical Group has again earned the highest rating possible in an annual survey conducted by CAPG, an association representing physician organizations in 38 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
UCLA earned five stars in the report,...
12-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT
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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
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...
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UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
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