A diet high in processed fructose sabotages rat brains’ ability to heal after head trauma, UCLA neuroscientists report. Revealing a link between nutrition and brain health, the finding offers implications for the 5.3 million Americans living with...
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the breakthrough drug Keytruda to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer, signaling a paradigm shift in the way the deadliest of all cancers is treated.
2-Oct-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new collaboration between UCLA and the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System will provide access to the latest therapeutic cancer clinical trials and state-of-the-art care for men and women who have served in the armed forces.
30-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
UCLA researchers have discovered a non-invasive method to measure vascular compliance, or how stiff an artery is, in the human brain, a finding that may have ramifications for preventing stroke and the early diagnoses of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Dr. Gary Mathern, whose expertise in complicated seizure disorders is sought after by peers and families around the globe, has been named by UCLA as the inaugural holder of the Dr. Alfonsina Q. Davies Endowed Chair in Honor of Paul Crandall, M.D.,...
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Alzheimer’s disease, long thought to be a single disease, really consists of three distinct subtypes, according to a UCLA study.
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Effort targets children of color, who tend to get diagnosed with autism -- and receive interventions -- later than white children.
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Women who are carriers of mutated BRCA genes are known to have a significantly higher risk for developing breast and ovarian cancers than those who don’t have the mutations. But a new study by UCLA faculty questions the value of screening for the...
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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
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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