The development by a UCLA-led research team works to keep blood sugar at normal levels.
Research Brief: The study found that government programs paid, on average, $248 per dialysis session, compared with $1,041 per session for patients with private insurance.
UCLA scientists use a data analysis method called “artificial intelligence-parabolic response surface.”
Study by UCLA nursing faculty shows gardening had therapeutic effects for psychiatric patients.
The $140 million endeavor is devoted to using data to transform U.S. manufacturing for global competitiveness and energy productivity.
If the same change were made by all of the U.S., it would account for one-third of the greenhouse gas reduction prescribed in the 2013 President’s Climate Action Plan.
The findings will both help identify women who are at highest risk of developing ovarian cancer and pave the way for identifying new therapies that can target these specific genes.
In just 100 years, UCLA has grown into a world-class center of learning, research and health care.
Research Brief: Nearly 1 million people in the U.S. have MS, and treatments that can reverse the course of disease, rather than temporarily ease symptoms, are needed.
The brain cells, called astrocytes, previously thought to provide mainly nourishment and housekeeping functions for neurons, may help regulate the disorders, a UCLA study suggests.
In tests, perovskite-based cells made with the same chemical found in coffee maintained their power conversion efficiency for several weeks longer than those without it.
UCLA's Quality of Life Index shows that sky-high housing prices most worry respondents — especially younger people and renters.
The researchers examined health and population data from more than 180,000 children served by the WIC program in Los Angeles County.
Research on 144 countries reveals the opportunities and pitfalls of this fast-growing sector.
Archaeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg, who will be on “60 Minutes” April 21, continues to seek insight from the statues and for the living descendants of their makers.
When psychiatric medications are abruptly discontinued, withdrawal symptoms may be mistaken for relapse
UCLA research contributes to assessing the reliability of industry-funded drug trials.
Research Brief: Researchers compared the system’s results with readings by UCLA doctors who had more than 10 years of experience.
Eliminating routine but low-value preoperative tests for cataract surgery patients associated with cost savings
UCLA researchers compared testing and costs for patients undergoing cataract surgery at two Los Angeles hospitals.
UCLA researchers and colleagues have designed a first-of-its-kind nanogenerator that can work in remote areas because it provides its own power and does not need batteries. It also acts as a weather station.
Ziva Cooper, of the UCLA Cannabis Research Institute, will direct interdisciplinary teams of scholars with specialties in medicine, public health, policy, science and law.
The engineers and mathematicians have designed a unique and effective system that could be used to produce clean, fresh water, or to recycle industrial water that would otherwise be wasted.
“As our treatments become more technical and expensive, it is our responsibility to prove that these treatments lead to benefits that warrant the increased cost,” said UCLA’s Dr. Ann Raldow, the study's first author.
UCLA professor Kent Hill said the new insights could apply to other disease-causing parasites as well, including those that cause Chagas disease.
Economists explore in a working paper whether parental gender attitudes have an effect on math aptitude.
Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria
The project, which used a feature film and a text messaging prompt, led a record number of Nigerian citizens to report acts of misconduct.