The new hydrogel is more porous and effective in promoting tissue repair and regeneration compared to hydrogels that are currently available.
Their findings could lead to new methods to get the body's repair enzyme to work better.
The findings suggest that such programs are a promising approach toward improving the psychological health of patients and caregivers.
Research brief: The experience of the Veterans Health Administration may inform other health systems aiming to improve care delivery.
The findings highlight the importance of learning how genetic variants or mutations are passed from parents to children affected with autism.
Research brief: Eliminating a key protein responsible for the activation of bone loss shows potential for controlling such loss.
Research brief: The team developed an approach to visualizing structure called microcrystal electron diffraction, which allowed the researchers to confirm how the newly discovered molecular assembly pathway works.
A Finnish study that included researchers from UCLA harnessed the DNA from nearly 20,000 people to identify genetic mutations that may increase the risk of diabetes, high cholesterol and other diseases and conditions.
Research brief: The study recommends that the new procedure should become the standard of care.
When fathers are involved in the care of their children, men and women are more upset about infidelities, according to the UCLA-led cross-cultural research.
Programs on mindfulness — the practice of using meditation to tap into emotions, thoughts and sensations — also may be beneficial for stress relief.
Making air quality information accessible by mobile app educates and promotes behavioral change, a UCLA study finds.
The researchers' study builds on their discovery last year of a gene called mEAK-7, which is important for cell proliferation and migration.
The UCLA-led study noted that proper long-term follow-up of children whose mothers had Zika infection in pregnancy is necessary.
The discoveries by an interdisciplinary team of UCLA scientists could improve the diagnoses of these aggressive cancers.
Research Brief: An increase in the state's HPV vaccination rate would reduce the number of preventable cancers and the financial burden that treatment for these cases would create, the study found.
50% of treatments could have been avoided using the new tool, a UCLA-led study finds.
The team also found that the dominant animal’s behavior tends to drive synchronization more than behavior of the subordinate.
It is listed in all pediatric specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report.
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.
UCLA researchers have developed a much faster and more accurate method to evaluate the formation of a bacterial community, known as a microbiome.
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.”
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.