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.
The brain cells, called astrocytes, previously thought to provide mainly nourishment and housekeeping functions for neurons, may help regulate the disorders, a UCLA study suggests.
The study could have implications for addressing value in the field of radiation medicine, a traditionally male-dominated specialty, according to UCLA's Dr. Luca Valle.
UCLA researchers’ development of a more effective and reliable therapy for periodontal disease may suit a wide range of medical and dental applications.
The study showed that household medical costs were 30 percent higher, and the likelihood of medical debt was doubled, when an adult had lived through three or more adverse experiences during childhood.
Until now, there was no proof that menopause leads to gains in fat mass or losses of lean mass. The research shows that a simple measurement of body weight does not illustrate what is happening “under the skin.”
“If young infants are able to pick up social information from such brief clips of vocal behavior, it suggests a biologically evolved sensitivity,” said UCLA professor Gregory Bryant.
Differences in the amygdala between males and females help to explain why the two sexes behave differently as parents.
The UCLA School of Nursing research shows that underhydration and dehydration are likely to be under-recognized and could bring health problems ranging from urinary tract infections to frequent falls.
UCLA researchers told subjects to treat their weekend like a vacation, then gauged happiness on Monday. A working paper says it pays off.
The study suggests that silencing, or blocking the expression of a particular protein by using a patented technology may offer a new treatment.
Researcher Q&A: Understanding sex differences can help scientists understand why certain mental health disorders affect men and women differently.
As people contemplate their choices for managing appendicitis — antibiotics or surgery — the data from this UCLA research can help ensure they make a fully informed choice.
Solving this structure will pave the way for designing strategies to treat elevated triglyceride levels in the bloodstream.
A drug that suppresses the gene could lead to the first pill to treat stroke’s aftermath.
No longer children but not yet adults, adolescents need opportunities to learn and prepare for their entrance into the broader society.
Nine in 10 lack insurance.
A long-term, UCLA-led study finds that those with low- or intermediate-risk disease can safely cut treatment to four to five days.
UCLA's Janet O’Shea says the answer has implications far beyond things like fitness and fun.
Those who keep finances separate are likelier to split up and be less satisfied, according to a working paper from researchers at UCLA Anderson, Notre Dame and University College of London.