UCLA pediatric infectious disease specialist Nava Yeganeh shares advice on precautions for learning environments this fall.
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital has launched an innovative project to support the emotional needs of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized the hospital for its national excellence in seven pediatric specialties.
A unique approach developed at UCLA suggests a possible path toward treatments for other types of severe infection.
UCLA-led study of Armenian earthquake survivors finds that effects of psychotherapy for adolescents continued into adulthood.
More than three-quarters of the adolescents in a family-focused treatment program recovered from their initial symptoms during the study.
From 1969 to 1988, researchers estimated, about 25,000 births per year were affected.
Nearly 65 campus departments participate in the Halloween fun.
Arginase deficiency, which is caused by a missing or mutated version of the arginase gene, ARG1, affects about one of every 1 million babies in the U.S.
While pediatric patients oohed and aahed, Batman, Captain America, the Hulk, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman appeared outside the windows to brighten their days.
In 47 countries, the minimum legal age for employment is below 15, despite evidence that work at an early age is associated with negative effects on health and education.
It is listed in all pediatric specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report.
The researchers examined health and population data from more than 180,000 children served by the WIC program in Los Angeles County.
City and neighborhood planners should be aware that greater numbers of trees and more park space can support the health of teens and seniors in their communities.
“It’s clear through this study and other research that there’s no one right answer for every family,” said UCLA professor Jennie Brand.
Study: 15 percent of babies exposed to Zika before birth had severe abnormalities in first 18 months of life
Researchers from UCLA and Brazil observed at least one of three conditions they were evaluating in 19 of 131 children.
“Making pre-primary education available at no cost is a critical element in efforts to reduce educational and economic inequalities,” said co-author Alison Earle.
Patients, family and staff celebrated the holiday during the hospital’s annual parade and also at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.
Research led by UCLA scientists shows that dietary changes could potentially help kill cancer cells in children with leukemia.
Those who were offered admission to or attended any of the five schools were less likely to misuse the drug, had fewer peers who abuse drugs, spent more time studying and were less likely to skip school.
First CDC guidelines for treating children’s concussions offer valuable tools for doctors, UCLA researchers report
The recommendations are based on a comprehensive review of the science related to pediatric concussions.
Hussein El Kerdi looked like a healthy baby boy, but his immune cells lacked an important enzyme. His family traveled from Lebanon to UCLA seeking a cure.
Curing a deadly childhood disease, sharing her love of science, and a sleek ’68 Corvette drive this biochemist
Rachelle Crosbie-Watson is researching new drugs that one day may halt the progression of the deadly childhood muscle-wasting disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Eight specialties placed in the top 50 nationally: nephrology, orthopaedics, neurology/neurosurgery, gastroenterology, cancer, urology, cardiology and neonatology.
The funds will support pediatrics faculty who are focused on enhancing quality of life for people with cerebral palsy, autism, and other developmental and behavioral challenges.