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UCLA Researchers Develop a Likely New Combo Treatment for the Deadliest Form of Brain Cancer

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UCLA scientists have developed a potentially promising new combination therapy for glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.
1-Sep-2015 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two New Pilot Programs Launching to Reduce Hospital Readmissions, Ease ER Overcrowding and Decrease Healthcare Costs

The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care and collaborators from the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency and the Glendale and Santa Monica fire departments are launching two pilot programs designed to reduce hospital readmissions,...
31-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HIV Testing Among Older Adults Is Declining, Despite CDC Recommendation

In 2006 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that most doctors should automatically screen all their patients, including older adults, for HIV even if they don't exhibit any symptoms. New research finds that despite this...
26-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCLA Receives $2.5 Million Grant to Improve Geriatric Care in Underserved Riverside County

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The UCLA division of geriatrics has received a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to enhance geriatric education, training and workforce development in Riverside County. The grant will fund a new...
12-Aug-2015 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kids, Teens Win When Mental Health Providers Team with Family Doctors

Children and adolescents who receive integrated mental health and medical treatment are 66 percent more likely to have a good outcome than those who receive more traditional primary care.
6-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Combination Therapy May Be More Effective Against the Most Common Ovarian Cancer

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High-grade serous ovarian cancer often responds well to the chemotherapy drug carboplatin, but why it so frequently comes back after treatment has been a medical mystery. Now a team of UCLA researchers has discovered that a subset of tumor cells...
31-Jul-2015 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Young Adults with Autism Show Improved Social Function Following UCLA Skills Program

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A wealth of programs target autistic kids. But what about when they grow up? UCLA's Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills is the only evidence-based approach to teaching social skills to young adults with autism.
30-Jul-2015 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCLA Neurosurgery Ranks No. 2 in Research Productivity

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The UCLA department of neurosurgery ranks No. 2 in the nation in scholarly research, according to a recent paper evaluating the impact of published articles in the field.
29-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Parents: 6 Tips for Protecting Your Child From Sports Concussions

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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

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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

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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

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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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