Research has implications for health and disease, teamwork and collective behavior.
Latest Gates Foundation grants will advance research on educational inclusion and global immunization
The awards, which total nearly $2.3 million, will support work by professors at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
Study predicts most people with earliest Alzheimer’s signs won’t develop dementia associated with the disease
The research “may reassure some people that despite testing positive on screening tests, their chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease dementia is low,” said UCLA’s Ron Brookmeyer.
The study analyzed data from 2009 to 2011 in six U.S. cities; the findings could help shape prevention programs.
The team used molecular engineering to develop vaccines that use a common delivery method, or “single vector,” to carry protective antigens to the immune system.
Research confirms that one sugary drink a day can increase people’s risk for Type 2 diabetes, liver disease, tooth decay and obesity.
An average of 6.8 of every 1,000 girls and 5.7 of every 1,000 boys had been or were married at the time they were surveyed, according to the study.
The studies found a link between risk-related terms that Google and Twitter users researched or tweeted about and subsequent syphilis trends that were reported to the CDC.
El Sereno Middle School celebrates grand opening of UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind fitness center.
The effort helps people continue getting good treatment after they get out of jail — and helps make sure they stay on their anti-HIV medications.
Approximately 505,000 hip replacements and 723,000 knee replacements were performed in the U.S. in 2014.
Conditions such as higher blood pressure and glucose levels were especially pronounced among older homeowners and people still in the work force.
UCLA study, which was based on an analysis of the most effective approaches to paid family and medical leave, shows how unpaid leave undermines economic growth.
Researchers also explored the influence of gender and whether playing sports and video games is correlated with driving skills.
The authors’ goals are to influence policymakers, clinicians, educators and health researchers.
Researchers from the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation create a guide for making parks more user-friendly and sustainable.
The five-year $2.7 million grant from the CDC will help UCLA launch a program for undergraduates that provides training, mentors and hands-on experience.
Vikash Singh was selected for the 2017 UCLA Global Citizens Fellowship and is using the $5,000 award and his medical technology background to turn an idea into action.
Under Affordable Care Act, Americans have had more preventive care for heart health, UCLA study finds
The results “provide people with more information to make a judgment about the value of the ACA,” said Dr. Joseph Ladapo, the study’s lead author.
The findings, from a study by UCLA and Brazil’s Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, could help public health officials better prepare for outbreaks.
The award from the John Templeton Foundation will help researchers address how much power individuals have over their own health.
The report maps out specific strategies for mitigating disparities in care, and for breaking away from the predominantly one-size-fits-all approaches for preventing and treating cancer.
A new report by UCLA’s WORLD Policy Analysis Center examines all 193 countries that are members of the United Nations.
Dr. Jonathan Fielding summarizes a host of recent findings showing how a healthful diet, regular physical activity and proper amounts of sleep affect cognitive health.
The program’s budget for 2016 was $2.3 million, but a UCLA report estimated that it saved the county about $5.87 million in law enforcement costs last year.