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Newswise: Q&A: A drug-free option for treating ADHD in children

Q&A: A drug-free option for treating ADHD in children

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA researcher Sandra Loo was a principal investigator on the study that led to FDA approval of the first non-drug ADHD treatment. In this Q&A, Loo discusses the device and its potential in ADHD treatment.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Sleep, Staff Picks,

Released:
7-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Researcher looks for ways to detect deadly cancer before it develops

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Dr. Beth Karlan, the newly appointed director of cancer population genetics at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, is hopeful that her research will not only help women get diagnosed with ovarian cancer at an earlier stage, but also identify the women who are most at-risk so they can intervene before the cancer even develops.

Channels: Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Women's Health,

Released:
28-Jun-2019 12:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Four myths about colorectal cancer debunked

Four myths about colorectal cancer debunked

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women – but it needn’t be. Oncologist Zev Wainberg, MD, debunks four common myths about the disease.

Channels: Alternative Medicine, Cancer, Cell Biology, Emergency Medicine, Healthcare, Public Health, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
20-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: 4 common myths about breast cancer

4 common myths about breast cancer

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA oncologist Dr. Parvin Peddi, assistant clinical professor in medicine and member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses four myths regarding the most common cancer in U.S. women.

Channels: Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Women's Health, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
2-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: What Patients Don't Know (but Should) About Prostate Cancer
Released:
19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Five Facts About Ovarian Cancer Everyone Should Know

Five Facts About Ovarian Cancer Everyone Should Know

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Although ovarian cancer is often considered a relatively rare cancer – accounting for only about 3 percent of all cancers in women – it causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. In September, also known as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, share these 5 facts with your friends and loved ones.

Channels: Cancer, OBGYN, Women's Health, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
21-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Trying to Become a Dad? Avoid 'Dad Bod' — and Other Male Fertility Tips

Trying to Become a Dad? Avoid 'Dad Bod' — and Other Male Fertility Tips

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Male infertility accounts for 40% of fertility problems in couples who have difficulty conceiving. UCLA urologist Dr. Jesse Mills explains the factors at play — and how to know whether you need to see a doctor.

Channels: Family and Parenting, Men's Health, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
14-Jun-2018 4:40 PM EDT
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12-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Is it Alzheimer’s? Maybe not. Three treatable conditions can cause memory loss

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

When seniors experience memory problems, they may start worrying that they have Alzheimer’s disease. Indeed, Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of memory loss in the elderly – but sometimes an entirely different diagnosis is to blame.

Channels: Aging, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Mental Health, Neuro, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
8-Jun-2018 8:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Is Sleep Apnea Worse for Women?  Studies Continue to Say “Yes.”

Is Sleep Apnea Worse for Women? Studies Continue to Say “Yes.”

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Left untreated, its sleep-disturbing effects can lead to life-threatening cardiovascular problems, including high blood pressure, chronic heart failure, atrial fibrillation and stroke. And for women, the impact can be even more severe.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Mental Health, Neuro, Sleep, Women's Health, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
8-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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