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Are Hot Flashes Genetic?


Researchers may have found a clue to why some women experience hot flashes or night sweats and others don’t: gene variants affecting a brain receptor regulating estrogen release and is present across all ethnicities. It appears that women who have...
14-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Coronary artery disease tests prompt patients toward healthier habits

Undergoing a computer tomographic angiography was a better motivator to get people with suspected coronary artery disease to adopt healthier lifestyle practices than an exercise electrocardiography and stress test.
13-Oct-2016 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physician-Scientists Receive Harry Winston Fellowships for Pediatric Research


The Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA announces the 2016-2017 recipients of the Harry Winston Fellowships.
13-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCLA Health Prepares to ‘Light the Night’ at Evening Walk to Benefit Blood-Cancer Research, Patients

Seven-year-old Rey Ahumada should be jumping and playing outside like most other children his age. Instead, he’s fighting leukemia and “stuck in a bubble,” says his mom, an admissions clerk at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. “That word,...
11-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Treating Persistent Depression in Older Adults


UCLA and four other institutions have been awarded a $13.9 million grant to evaluate treatment strategies for older adults with depression who have not responded to medications.
4-Oct-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCLA Lung Transplant Program Performs Landmark 1000th Surgery


The UCLA Lung Transplant program performed its 1,000th transplant surgery in mid-September, becoming the first program on the West Coast, and one of only seven centers nationwide, to achieve this milestone.
3-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Epigenetic Clock Predicts Life Expectancy


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 Window to Help People Who’ve Had a Stroke Longer Than Previously Shown


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

Our Experts on Newswise

UCLA expert is available for interviews about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new STD statistics


19-Oct-2016 7:05 PM EDT

Tips for Coping with Stress, Interpersonal Tension in a Contentious Presidential Race


A UCLA psychiatrist weighs in on steps we can take to keep our calm – and our friends and family – in this highly charged political climate.
17-Oct-2016 3:10 PM EDT

UCLA Experts Are Available for Interviews About Opioid-Related Topics


UCLA experts are available for interviews about opioid-related topics
3-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

UCLA Health Experts Advisory for October


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

Tips for Living a Heart Healthy Lifestyle


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


UCLA experts are available for interviews about marijuana-related topics
26-Aug-2016 3:55 PM EDT

UCLA Health experts advisory for September


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

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