“Major global gaps remain in the U.S. and elsewhere when it comes to ensuring rights for people with disabilities, migrants and members of the LGBT community,” said UCLA distinguished professor Jody Heymann.
UCLA junior Ahmad Elhaija used a Strauss Foundation scholarship to help provide access to affordable, quality medical care in low-income and refugee communities.
Brookmeyer is an expert on how statistical tools can help address global public health challenges.
Biomarker predicts which patients with heart failure have a higher risk of dying within 1 to 3 years
Scientists have been puzzled about why some people with heart failure live longer than others even after receiving the same treatment.
The researchers studied the mechanisms by which insulin may be secreted in the absence of glucose.
UCLA began observing its 100th birthday and delivered new advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching.
Annual event at UCLA commemorates “the remarkable accomplishments of the last year and our patients’ incredible stories of hope and inspiration.”
Research brief: The findings also show that patient visits by Medicaid recipients to primary care physicians rose 3.6% during the first three years of the act.
The drug combination should be a first line of treatment, UCLA researchers say.
The advance could help scientists identify drugs to treat fibrosis, which plays a role in chronic kidney disease, liver cirrhosis and many other conditions.
UCLA researchers discovered differences in maternal and paternal X chromosomes that help explain sex differences in the immune system.
A combination approach could be new strategy for people with advanced cancers.
Scientists from 22 institutions, including UCLA, call for early diagnosis, prevention and treatment to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Degree program will help meet the rising demand for specialists trained to guide patients facing complex genetic disorders.
The UCLA-led team found that chronic opioid use increased the susceptibility to developing anxiety disorders.
Research brief: The new method, using robotics, will speed up how researchers test for therapies that block the metabolism of non-small-cell lung cancer tumors.
From 1969 to 1988, researchers estimated, about 25,000 births per year were affected.
The reinvestment brings his total giving to UCLA to more than $450 million, including nearly $250 million during the Centennial Campaign.
The finding could lead to better treatments for leukemia and other blood diseases.
A new UCLA-produced podcast is giving listeners new ways to think about the sometimes unexpected ways that health and wellness influence and affect everyday life.
UCLA dietitian Erin Morse shares how to remove the guilt from eating delicious meals, and how holiday partygoers can honor their bodies, feelings and traditions through a practice called intuitive eating.
A UCLA study finds that even a short-term visit to a severely polluted city is detrimental to one's health.
About 1,000 people were transported from homeless shelters to the clinic for physical, dental and vision care.
Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen won the 2019 Switzer Prize, which recognizes excellence in basic biological science.
The funds will support the work of Dr. John Belperio and Dr. Joseph Lynch III in the division of pulmonary and critical care medicine.