A UCLA-led study has found that using three-dimensional virtual reality models to prepare for kidney tumor surgeries resulted in substantial improvements, including shorter operating times, less blood loss during surgery and a shorter stay in the...
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Physician-scientist Dr. Dennis Slamon, has been awarded the 2019 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for the groundbreaking development of breast cancer drug Herceptin (trastuzumab), a life-saving therapy for women with HER2-positive...
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UCLA has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to create a regional hub for the development of medical technology and digital health tools.
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Dozens of countries lack important legal protections against children doing work that could be harmful or interfere with their education, according to a study by the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA.
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In a new book edited by a professor from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, academicians and community organizers explain how public health practitioners can identify and address racism.
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A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem cells after exposure to radiation. If the results can be replicated in humans, the compound could help people recover quicker from...
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Researchers developed a drug delivery system that can break through the blood-brain barrier in mice.
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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...
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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.
20-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST