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Tips for Men Considering Plastic Surgery

More men are seeking plastic surgery to enhance their looks and boost their confidence. Here are five tips to guide the process of finding the right surgeon.
17-Jul-2018 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Military Personnel Show Brain Changes Similar to Those Seen in Retired Football Players with Suspected Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Molecular tracer combined with PET scans show locations and concentrations of abnormal proteins associated with degenerative brain disease
13-Jul-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Worried About Varicose Veins? Here's What You Need to Know

Varicose veins affect about 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men in their lifetime, and there are many ways they can be treated.
13-Jul-2018 10:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Discover Gene That Controls Bone-to-Fat Ratio in Bone Marrow

UCLA researchers have found that the PGC-1α gene, previously known to control human metabolism, also controls the equilibrium of bone and fat in bone marrow and also how an adult stem cell expresses its final cell type. The findings could lead to a...
10-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Parents Who Had Severe Trauma, Stresses in Childhood More Likely to Have Kids with Behavioral Health Problems

A new study finds that severe childhood trauma and stresses early in parents' lives are linked to higher rates of behavioral health problems in their own children.
6-Jul-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Observation in Heroin User's Brain Yields Insights Into Narcolepsy, Addiction

Chemical messengers in the brain regulate sleep, opiate craving
26-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers discover how colon cancer mutates to escape the immune system

A UCLA-led study has found how colon cancer alters its genes during development in order to avoid detection by the immune system, creating a specific genetic imprint in the process.
4-Jun-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UCLA offers online training videos for caregivers of people with dementia

The UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program has been producing a series of online videos aimed at helping caregivers understand how to care for persons with dementia. They utilize actors who portray both dementia patients and their caregivers...
31-May-2018 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Cannabis-Derived Drug Could Be a Game-Changer for Children with Severe Epilepsy, UCLA Expert Says

25-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Expert Available: Family Separation at the U.S. Border – and What Research Shows

20-Jun-2018 3:25 PM EDT

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

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.
14-Jun-2018 4:40 PM EDT

Grilling and Cancer: 4 Tips for Healthier Grilling

When beef, pork, fish or poultry are cooked using high-temperature methods, chemicals called heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) can form.
12-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Is it Alzheimer’s? Maybe not. Three treatable conditions can cause memory loss

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.
8-Jun-2018 8:05 PM EDT

CDC Suicide Report: UCLA Expert Available

8-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT

Surprising facts about foam rollers may entice you to try one

6-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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Oncologist/colorectal cancer expert available to discuss new colorectal cancer screening guidelines

30-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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