Research brief: UCLA scientists have discovered that histones act as an enzyme that converts copper into a usable form for cells.
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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.
Kathryn O’Neill of UCLA's Williams Institute discusses how pre-existing health conditions, poverty and discrimination create a volatile mix.
A UCLA health policy brief recommends the expansion of Proposition 63 programs and services to address the unmet needs.
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.
Homeless people are more likely to be put on ventilators for respiratory infections than non-homeless
Research brief: The study used data on 20,000 people hospitalized for influenza in New York.
UCLA is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 and departments are working closely with local, state and national officials.
The film collects chemical signals from sweat and converts them into electrical ones that can be processed and displayed on a watch.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized the hospital for its national excellence in seven pediatric specialties.
Researchers will focus on an immunotherapy known as CAR T, which uses genetically modified stem cells to target and destroy the virus.
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Marc Suchard will co-lead the effort, which has received funding from the National Institutes of Health.
A unique approach developed at UCLA suggests a possible path toward treatments for other types of severe infection.
As professors were forced to change how they teach, the Fiat Lux seminars provided a platform to also change what they taught to help students understand the crisis.
Researchers also found that cognitive behavior therapy was the most effective approach for boosting the immune system.
Research brief: Findings from a UCLA study indicate some men may not require the intensive treatment they have traditionally received.
Yalda Uhls writes that people shouldn’t obsessively fear that screen time is stunting kids’ emotional development.
TranslateCovid.org is an effort by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Asian American Studies Center to help vulnerable communities.