FINDINGS Researchers found that more than 97 percent of the surgeries for appendicitis were laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, and most patients were discharged the same day or the next day. Only 3 percent of the procedures resulted in...
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UCLA scientists have developed a new method to quickly screen hundreds of drugs in order to identify treatments that can target specific tumors.
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Recognizing the persistence of health inequities in the Americas, an emerging Health Equity Network of the Americas (HENA) describes its approach to promoting health equity through intersectoral partnerships in a newly released issue of Ethnicity &...
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UCLA researchers have identified for the first time the origin of an immune cell that plays a critical role in the formation of healthy heart valves. The findings could pave the way for new treatments for heart valve disorders, which can be caused...
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UCLA neuroscientists found that patients born without a gene called CCR5 recover better from mild stroke. Published in Cell, the discovery could lead to the first pill to reverse the physical and mental aftermath of the disease.
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Triplets born early use lullaby-playing pacifier as part of a study aimed to help premature babies develop, feed
Music therapists at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital worked with a family with triplets to test whether a pacifier device playing a lullaby recorded by parents helps premature babies learn skills vital to feeding
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UCLA researchers have found that people involved in electric scooter accidents are sometimes injured badly enough — from fractures, dislocated joints and head injuries — to require treatment in an emergency department. The researchers examined...
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Music therapists at UCLA worked with families with premature infants, including a family with triplets, to study whether a lullaby device can help newborns born early develop the skills necessary for feeding
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