The finding suggests that predicting how a person’s cancer will evolve may lie in their inherited genetic material.
The analysis suggests that individuals who are unsheltered are far more likely to encounter problems and that the problems are exacerbated the longer they are unsheltered.
The approach could eventually be useful not only for treating cancer, but also for lipid metabolism-related conditions like diabetes.
Findings of the research conducted in mice could inform the development of therapies that reduce the time it takes for people to recover from nerve injuries.
Research brief: Blocking a protein could become a novel therapy for pulmonary fibrosis-pulmonary hypertension, which currently has no approved treatment.
A separate grant of $3.3 million will fund a study on the effectiveness of text messages for helping people adhere to their treatment regimens.
The authors expect California's unemployment rate to rise to an average of 5.1% in the fourth quarter of 2020.
UCLA evolutionary biologist Blaire Van Valkenburgh links an increase in fractured teeth to a dwindling supply of the carnivores' prey.
The researchers’ goal was to create a therapy that would permanently boost the body’s ability to naturally produce more iNKT cells.
Researchers developed a simulation model, which allows users to predict the care setting individuals will select, based on their characteristics.
Research brief: The findings suggest a need to change how records are kept because electronic medical records are used to inform decisions about patient care and to generate bills.
Innovative technology improves visualization of a patient’s anatomy.
UCLA Health researchers implanted a wireless device that enables people without sight to detect motion, distinguish light and dark.
Companies can improve hiring and retention by following five essential practices, including modernizing their views of the evolving American audience.
A version of the technology, set up on the roof of a home, could provide enough power overnight to charge a cell phone or to light a room with LED bulbs.
UCLA-led analysis of U.S. Transgender Survey showed that 40% of respondents have attempted suicide at some point in their lives.
“We have never seen anything like this in the 24 years we have studied the supermassive black hole,” said UCLA professor Andrea Ghez.
Melioidosis claims an estimated 90,000 lives worldwide each year, but there is no vaccine, and the bacterium that causes it can usually resist even the strongest antibiotics.
Research brief: A new report recommends 26 strategies, including rent control, anti-eviction protections, renter-education workshops and property-tax freezes.
The prominent cancer researcher is honored for his invention of the breast cancer drug Herceptin.
Arginase deficiency, which is caused by a missing or mutated version of the arginase gene, ARG1, affects about one of every 1 million babies in the U.S.
UCLA engineering professor Ximin He said the design could be adapted to use other forms of energy — acoustic waves, or electronic or magnetic signals, for example.
The study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research also found that “connectedness” and volunteerism varied by race and income.
Research shows that certain gut bacteria can respond to serotonin and drugs that influence serotonin, like anti-depressants. The biologists call this a unique form of communication between bacteria and cells.
In this Q&A, UCLA’s Jon Christensen discusses his new study of California’s Proposition 1, which was passed in 2014.