Research brief: Eliminating a key protein responsible for the activation of bone loss shows potential for controlling such loss.
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The observation helps explain why, as people age, the prostate tends to grow, leading to an increased risk for cancer and other conditions.
Research brief: The team developed an approach to visualizing structure called microcrystal electron diffraction, which allowed the researchers to confirm how the newly discovered molecular assembly pathway works.
A Finnish study that included researchers from UCLA harnessed the DNA from nearly 20,000 people to identify genetic mutations that may increase the risk of diabetes, high cholesterol and other diseases and conditions.
Research brief: The study recommends that the new procedure should become the standard of care.
For 30 consecutive years, UCLA has earned a spot on the U.S. News & World Report national honor roll.
Research brief: The study, involving more than 500 people, was nearly 10 times the size of any previous study of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
When fathers are involved in the care of their children, men and women are more upset about infidelities, according to the UCLA-led cross-cultural research.
Programs on mindfulness — the practice of using meditation to tap into emotions, thoughts and sensations — also may be beneficial for stress relief.
The study opens the door to research that could determine which bacteria need to be “turned down” to limit their negative effects in transplant patients.
A UCLA-led study also found that hospitals that treat more than 450 people for stroke each year have better outcomes.
Making air quality information accessible by mobile app educates and promotes behavioral change, a UCLA study finds.
Adriana Galván and Dr. Shafali Jeste have been honored for their “exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.”
The researchers' study builds on their discovery last year of a gene called mEAK-7, which is important for cell proliferation and migration.
Mystery case solved at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital could be life-saving for severe Valley Fever infections.
For 50 years, faculty and students have provided affordable oral health care for tens of thousands in Venice and beyond.
The UCLA-led study noted that proper long-term follow-up of children whose mothers had Zika infection in pregnancy is necessary.
NBC News shadowed five UCLA medical students as they trained at an urban hospital near the Amazon jungle.
The discoveries by an interdisciplinary team of UCLA scientists could improve the diagnoses of these aggressive cancers.
Research Brief: An increase in the state's HPV vaccination rate would reduce the number of preventable cancers and the financial burden that treatment for these cases would create, the study found.
50% of treatments could have been avoided using the new tool, a UCLA-led study finds.
The UCLA study highlights the importance of understanding risks near other natural gas storage facilities.
Langer was a long-time faculty member and administrator at UCLA who went on to establish a college-readiness program for underprivileged youth.
The gift will help bridge the so-called “valley of death” in laboratory research, when lack of funding prevents promising discoveries from reaching clinical trials.
Center will bring together academic researchers, students and health care executives and practitioners to explore critical issues in the management of health care organizations.