Combining biopsy strategies allowed doctors to find up to 33% more cancers.
Research brief: The work also revealed new details on how IBD can develop and what other types of drugs may work to treat the disease.
A UCLA study found that many countries have taken important steps to align national laws with a 2006 treaty, but others have not gone far enough.
UCLA researchers have developed a much faster and more accurate method to evaluate the formation of a bacterial community, known as a microbiome.
The approach shows promise for extending the lives of people with a type of melanoma that contains a potent gene mutation, BRAF V600E.
A report on California’s economy found that the state’s rapid job growth is slowing down.
“This trial was unique because it looks at younger women who haven’t gone through menopause,” said Dr. Sara Hurvitz, the study’s lead author.
“We can no longer look at this disease as one in which we should always be measuring survival in months,” said UCLA’s Dr. Edward Garon, the lead author.
UCLA professor Jesse Rissman said the left rostrolateral prefrontal cortex is important in accessing knowledge that was formed in the past and making decisions about it.
“Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race” also provides insight into the history of Southern California’s Inland Empire.
A startup company, Pelage Pharmaceuticals, will develop the drug discovered by the three professors.
Research brief: A new study answers a longstanding question about why our eyes don’t become less sensitive when they’re bombarded with bright light.
Research brief: UCLA and UC Irvine researchers examined data on collisions, road hazards and weather from the California Highway Patrol and the popular traffic app.
Research led by a UCLA scientist found that a new nerve stimulation therapy to increase blood flow could aid patients with the most common type of stroke up to 24 hours after onset.
High pressure deep inside the young Earth may have driven vast stores of carbon into the planet’s core while also setting the stage for diamonds to form.
The development by a UCLA-led research team works to keep blood sugar at normal levels.
Research Brief: The study found that government programs paid, on average, $248 per dialysis session, compared with $1,041 per session for patients with private insurance.
UCLA scientists use a data analysis method called “artificial intelligence-parabolic response surface.”
Study by UCLA nursing faculty shows gardening had therapeutic effects for psychiatric patients.
The $140 million endeavor is devoted to using data to transform U.S. manufacturing for global competitiveness and energy productivity.
If the same change were made by all of the U.S., it would account for one-third of the greenhouse gas reduction prescribed in the 2013 President’s Climate Action Plan.
The findings will both help identify women who are at highest risk of developing ovarian cancer and pave the way for identifying new therapies that can target these specific genes.
In just 100 years, UCLA has grown into a world-class center of learning, research and health care.
The funds will support a phase 1 clinical trial of a treatment for advanced sarcomas and other cancers.
Research Brief: Nearly 1 million people in the U.S. have MS, and treatments that can reverse the course of disease, rather than temporarily ease symptoms, are needed.