In pregnant mice, the maternal gut microbiata plays a key role in regulating which genes are activated in the growing brain, UCLA biologists say.
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Research brief: In mice, a neural sequence in the brain's striatum acts like falling dominoes, allowing them to precisely measure short intervals.
One of the most effective preventive measures is germline sequencing, which can detect gene mutations known to increase disease risk.
A UCLA-led report calls for accreditation processes to include data on medical centers’ smoking cessation programs.
In very early life, sleep helps build the brain’s infrastructure, but it then takes on an entirely new decluttering role, research shows.
New research shows Californians who are in good health with little mental distress are more likely to consistently vote in local and national elections.
UCLA pulmonologist Reza Ronaghi explains how wildfires affect air quality and what precautions people can take.
Researchers analyzing medical records detected an unexpected jump in respiratory illnesses at UCLA Health facilities at the end of last year.
UCLA researchers are making data available ahead of their typical publication in an effort to aid the state’s pandemic response.
The two-minute music video is the result of a partnership between a UCLA-led consortium called More LA Smiles and Sesame Street in Communities.
The unit “will help us build a safer, cleaner and more equitable city and world,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Scientists hope new decontamination methods can help overcome the shortage of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 crisis.
Q&A with UCLA’s Ninez Ponce and alumna Karla Thomas on how these overlooked communities fight to be seen amid the pandemic.
Broad Stem Cell Research Center investigators are are channeling their specialized expertise to fight the novel coronavirus.
Research brief: The findings highlight the need for better policies and data collection to prevent racial disparities from getting worse.
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.
Low-income adults are less likely than their wealthier counterparts to receive timely care like regular checkups, even if they have dental insurance.
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 report highlights the need to protect essential workers and expand economic assistance in high-poverty areas.