Research brief: A gene on the X-chromosome may help explain why more women than men develop autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis.
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.
Of mice that received high doses of radiation, nearly all that received a compound developed by UCLA scientists survived.
Research brief: UCLA researchers developed a drug delivery system that can break through the blood-brain barrier.
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 system could help reduce errors in differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ, a noninvasive type of cancer, from breast atypia.
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.
The observation helps explain why, as people age, the prostate tends to grow, leading to an increased risk for cancer and other conditions.
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.
For 30 consecutive years, UCLA has earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report national honor roll.
Research brief: The study, involving more than 500 people, was nearly 10 times the size of any previous study of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
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.
The study opens the door to research that could determine which bacteria need to be “turned down” to limit their negative effects in transplant patients.
A UCLA-led study also found that hospitals that treat more than 450 people for stroke each year have better outcomes.
Making air quality information accessible by mobile app educates and promotes behavioral change, a UCLA study finds.
Adriana Galván and Dr. Shafali Jeste have been honored for their “exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.”
The researchers' study builds on their discovery last year of a gene called mEAK-7, which is important for cell proliferation and migration.
Mystery case solved at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital could be life-saving for severe Valley Fever infections.
For 50 years, faculty and students have provided affordable oral health care for tens of thousands in Venice and beyond.