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Newswise: Team Sports Risks Go Well Beyond Injury During the Pandemic
Released: 9-Jul-2020 6:25 PM EDT
Team Sports Risks Go Well Beyond Injury During the Pandemic
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Annabelle de St. Maurice, MD, MPH, co-chief infection prevention officer for UCLA Health, speaks on The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guide for youth sports to resume.

Newswise: Q&A: A drug-free option for treating ADHD in children
Released: 7-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
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.

Newswise:Video Embedded researcher-looks-for-ways-to-detect-deadly-cancer-before-it-develops
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Released: 28-Jun-2019 12:00 PM EDT
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.

Newswise: Four myths about colorectal cancer debunked
Released: 20-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
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.

Newswise: 4 common myths about breast cancer
Released: 2-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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.

Newswise: What Patients Don't Know (but Should) About Prostate Cancer
Released: 19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
What Patients Don't Know (but Should) About Prostate Cancer
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

This Prostate Cancer Awareness Week, urologist shares three things patients are surprised to learn

Newswise: Five Facts About Ovarian Cancer Everyone Should Know
Released: 21-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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.


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