The development by a UCLA-led research team works to keep blood sugar at normal levels.
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Alan Castel says that some forms of memory actually can improve when we get older.
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.
Flint has been named a fellow of the society, a prestigious academy that includes some of the world’s most eminent scientists.
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.
Johnson was elected in recognition of her “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
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.
Guidance on the current measles outbreak from UCLA and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
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.
Team members are using social media, reaching out to friends and family, and doing outreach around campus to share information about the effort and ask for their support.
The researchers examined health and population data from more than 180,000 children served by the WIC program in Los Angeles County.
The Naomi and Jim Ellison Endowed Chair is the dental school’s third new endowed chair in the past three years and 12th overall.
When psychiatric medications are abruptly discontinued, withdrawal symptoms may be mistaken for relapse
UCLA research contributes to assessing the reliability of industry-funded drug trials.
The center will use state-of-the-art treatments, recruit top faculty from around the world and raise awareness of the causes and treatment of esophageal disease.
Research Brief: Researchers compared the system’s results with readings by UCLA doctors who had more than 10 years of experience.
Eliminating routine but low-value preoperative tests for cataract surgery patients associated with cost savings
UCLA researchers compared testing and costs for patients undergoing cataract surgery at two Los Angeles hospitals.
The Wonder of Women event brought together Hollywood celebrities and UCLA trailblazers for a day of conversation about mental health.
The Thalians has directed its philanthropy toward UCLA Operation Mend since 2011, including a $1 million gift in 2014
Ziva Cooper, of the UCLA Cannabis Research Institute, will direct interdisciplinary teams of scholars with specialties in medicine, public health, policy, science and law.
“As our treatments become more technical and expensive, it is our responsibility to prove that these treatments lead to benefits that warrant the increased cost,” said UCLA’s Dr. Ann Raldow, the study's first author.
UCLA professor Kent Hill said the new insights could apply to other disease-causing parasites as well, including those that cause Chagas disease.
$20 million from W.M. Keck Foundation to UCLA will enhance patient experience, spur medical research
The foundation, established in 1954 by the founder of Superior Oil, is one of the most prolific funders of scientific, engineering and biomedical research.
UCLA Extension’s Ochan Otim grew up in Uganda, which since its two-decade civil war has seen many people driven to drinking to alleviate their suffering.