A UCLA-led team found that of 106 subjects who had a particular strain of the infection, all were cured with a single dose of ciprofloxacin.
Research brief: UCLA researchers found that chemotherapy is often underutilized when treating adults with sarcoma, a rare type of cancer of the soft tissues or bone.
Researchers from the Depression Grand Challenge are collaborating with Apple to measure factors like sleep and activity to understand how they affect symptoms of the disorder.
Donors who test positive for antibodies will be eligible to donate plasma to a UCLA clinical trial aimed at helping hospitalized patients.
Research brief: Because a second test is no better predictor of risk, it should not be routinely performed, the study authors say.
For 31 consecutive years, UCLA has earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report national honor roll for providing the highest quality care.
Research brief: Nearly two-thirds of children born to Zika-infected mothers tested positive for the virus, according to a study done in Brazil.
A UCLA study sheds light on how aging can cause lung regeneration to go awry, which can lead to lung cancer and other diseases.
A UCLA study has found that women exposed to high levels of airplane exhaust near LAX are 14% more likely to give birth prematurely.
Research brief: The UCLA findings raise concerns about antibody-based “immunity passports” and the potential for herd immunity.
Research brief: A new combination treatment shows success in a mouse model of advanced head and neck carcinoma.
Research brief: A study shows that while both are factors, a higher proportion of physicians report patients' safety as a concern.
UCLA pediatric infectious disease specialist Nava Yeganeh shares advice on precautions for learning environments this fall.
Researchers at UCLA and USC found exposure to gas burnoff at oil and gas production sites is associated with a 50% greater risk for preterm births.
Research brief: UCLA scientists have discovered that histones act as an enzyme that converts copper into a usable form for cells.
A large-scale trial of nearly 5,500 older people found that individually tailored interventions reduced serious injuries by about 8%.
The UCLA COVID-19 Behind Bars Data Project tracks issues involving the pandemic and mass incarceration in prisons and jails.
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital has launched an innovative project to support the emotional needs of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A single protein may determine the size of scars, scientists say. Larger scars heighten the risk of future death from heart failure.
A large percentage of users of both products are also underage, according to new research by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Research brief: A study shows that the proportion of vaccinated adolescents is higher in most states that require students to receive the vaccine.
Two members of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center have received a grant for work that could be helpful in developing a vaccine.
Research brief: The advance could accelerate large-scale testing and diagnosis of people with genetic and metabolic disorders.
Dr. Abbas Ardehali said the success will provide valuable insights for other transplant programs.
The former Bruins basketball player has committed $500,000 through his foundation — matched by a $500,000 UCLA Centennial Term Chair Match.