Research brief: The findings suggest a need to change how records are kept because electronic medical records are used to inform decisions about patient care and to generate bills.
Innovative technology improves visualization of a patient’s anatomy.
UCLA Health researchers implanted a wireless device that enables people without sight to detect motion, distinguish light and dark.
The study results have the potential to establish a new standard for using this method to actively monitor prostate cancer.
The prominent cancer researcher is honored for his invention of the breast cancer drug Herceptin.
The study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research also found that “connectedness” and volunteerism varied by race and income.
Research shows that certain gut bacteria can respond to serotonin and drugs that influence serotonin, like anti-depressants. The biologists call this a unique form of communication between bacteria and cells.
Research brief: Most prescriptions began appropriately but became unnecessary because they were prescribed far longer than needed, the study found.
The new Biodesign Hub in Los Angeles will focus on developing medical technology and digital health tools.
A UCLA study found that 13.7% of Latinos in California remain uninsured. Latinos also have the lowest job-based coverage rates out of all racial and ethnic groups.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Making air quality information accessible by mobile app educates and promotes behavioral change, a UCLA study finds.
The researchers' study builds on their discovery last year of a gene called mEAK-7, which is important for cell proliferation and migration.
The UCLA-led study noted that proper long-term follow-up of children whose mothers had Zika infection in pregnancy is necessary.
The discoveries by an interdisciplinary team of UCLA scientists could improve the diagnoses of these aggressive cancers.