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  1. The impact of the nation’s obesity epidemic is felt in nearly all areas of medicine, including reproductive healthcare. Overweight is defined as a BMI (body mass index) between 25 and 29 kg/m and...
  2. Assisted reproductive technology services extend beyond traditional infertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization, to fertility preservation and avoidance of heritable genetic and...
  3. Advances in growing embryos to an advanced stage of physiologic development have made single-embryo transfer a superior procedure for many patients seeking in vitro fertilization (IVF). Recent...
  4. An innovative program that exchanges the kidney from an incompatible family member or friend for a compatible kidney from a stranger is giving UCLA patients hope of being freed from the constraints...
  5. Dr. Nestor R. Gonzalez came to the United States from his conflict-torn homeland to build a career and advance the frontiers of medical knowledge. With an unusual combination of expertise in both...
  6. When surgeons opened Brad Carter’s skull to perform a delicate operation to calm his tremors, they invited the public to watch at #UCLAORLive. The patient even contributed to the social-media...
  7. Resuming activity before an evaluation and complete recovery runs the risk of a recurrence and potentially harmful long-term effects.
  8. By using SOLITAIRE in combination with tPA, physicians at advanced stroke centers will be able to reliably open the arteries in 80-90 percent of their patients, an unprecedented success rate.
  9. Epilepsy affects almost 3 million Americans, and between 25 and 44 percent of these patients have medically intractable seizures. Uncontrolled seizures are associated with significant emotional,...
  10. “If patients are seen regularly and comply with their doctor’s instructions, the chances of going blind from glaucoma are actually very low.”

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