A novel surface treatment developed at UCLA stops microbes from adhering to common medical devices like catheters and stents.
A UCLA study estimates that there are 115 injuries per 1 million rides on e-scooters.
“The vaccine that is effective against BA.1 should be equally effective against BA.2,” said UCLA’s Shangxin Yang.
If COVID-19 cases continue on their downward trend, masking and testing requirements will be relaxed in early April, campus leaders said.
The new federal funding will support a research agenda aimed at reducing HIV transmission across Southern California, the nation and the world.
Research brief: Six months after the shot, nearly 96% of study participants in North Kivu Province still had antibodies in their blood.
Research brief: Additional services to monitor the drug’s potential side effects account for nearly 20% of its total costs, a UCLA-led study shows.
While the situation improved, economically disadvantaged patients were far less likely to return to using services at normal, pre-pandemic levels.
The UCLA–developed diagnostic technology has helped keep the university and other large client organizations operational during the pandemic.
Chancellor Gene Block tours the COVID-19 testing lab, as processes automate and capacity expands.
UCLA’s new analysis will help guide Medi-Cal as it expands coordinated care to all eligible participants in the state.
The meeting addressed topics ranging from how to get free masks to the factors under consideration for returning to in-person work and learning.
Campus leaders said they plan to resume in-person classes after this move to promote the health of the Bruin community.
The UCLA-led research also indicates that the primary culprit in smokers’ increased risk is not nicotine but other chemicals in tobacco smoke.
Classes will begin as scheduled on Jan. 3. The moves are designed to reduce the risk of a rise in new COVID-19 cases in light of the omicron variant.
Research brief: Adding a protein called viral polymerase to vaccines could potentially create a more robust, enduring immune response, scientists say.
Forty years ago, when a UCLA physician published a three-page report first identifying the disease that would become known as AIDS, few imagined the devastating toll that would follow.
UCLA’s Brad Sears has observed how the current pandemic has been shaped by what we did and did not learn in the past 40 years.
UCLA Health pathologist Shangxin Yang shares what scientists know thus far and what the public needs to know to try to prevent infection.
A UCLA report identifies physical and mental health burdens among the millions who care for friends and family members.
A UCLA study of 12,000 health care workers found infected individuals who were unvaccinated shed more viral particles.
The list is compiled based on research citations from 2010 to 2020.
On the eve of World Kindness Day, UCLA’s Robert Kim-Farley discusses the simple acts that can help create a better world.
Rimoin is an internationally recognized expert on emerging infections, global health, disease surveillance systems and vaccinations.
A UCLA study shows that unmet needs for psychological distress are particularly high for women of color, noncitizens and those who don't speak English.