In a UCLA study, Californians reported struggles with employment, finances and child care during the pandemic.
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The research, funded by a National Institute of Mental Health grant, was led by the UCLA School of Dentistry’s Honghu Liu.
Research brief: In a lab study, a UCLA-led team found that verteporfin stopped the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Students can begin applying for the new degree program in spring 2023.
UCLA health policy researchers predict that the need for these support services will only grow as California’s population ages.
The five-year award is from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Past injustices like the Tuskegee Syphilis Study are less likely to spark mistrust than poor interactions with physicians, UCLA psychologists say.
The funds will also support education programs and workforce development through the UCLA Alpha Stem Cell Clinic.
The research is timely because of discussions among policymakers and insurers about when and whether telemedicine appointments should be reimbursed.
With $7M grant from NIH, UCLA scientists to study if brain stimulation during sleep can bolster memory
The research could help answer a longstanding question about how short-term memories turn into lasting ones.
UCLA researchers found that women’s reports of cognitive issues were related to higher levels of an inflammatory marker in the body called CRP.
UCLA’s Dr. Haig Aintablian, campus’s first space medicine fellow, will have a role in shaping the next generation of flight physicians.
The discovery could be a step toward improved treatment for glioblastoma multiforme.
Dr. Arleen Brown, professor of medicine in the division of general internal medicine and health services research at UCLA, received the honor Oct. 17.
The new Initiative to Study Hate kicks off with 23 projects that examine how hate manifests in the brain, online, in communities and who is most affected.
Immigrants living in California are less likely to have a gun at home, more likely to fear gun violence
Survey by UCLA Center for Health Policy Research analyzes presence of firearms at home and concerns about gun safety.
A report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research highlights the urgent need for mental health services.
Inspired by creatures that survive in harsh environments, a UCLA team has invented a polymer with the potential to extend the shelf life and reach of medications.
UCLA researchers create video playlist for YouTube Kids’ anti-bullying programming.
A UCLA-led team has discovered that using early-stage stem cells is a key to producing structures that are reliable models of disease.
UCLA study shows anxiety about a current pregnancy predicted shorter gestation times.
Preliminary findings from UCLA’s 2022 California Health Interview Survey also show drop in risk-reduction behaviors.
The Center for Scholars and Storytellers found less than 5% of teens want to see aspirational content in TV or movies.
A molecule found in green tea helped UCLA biochemists discover several molecules that can destroy tau fibers.
When two drugs were delivered in one nanoparticle rather than separately, the treatment worked better in mice.