TomoTherapy is used at UCLA to treat a wide variety of cancers, but is particularly well suited for challenging cases involving large areas, or when the dose needs to be specially shaped to conform to the patient’s anatomy.
A man rushes into the emergency room (ER) with a critical neurological emergency: He seems to be having a stroke.
A study by researchers at UCLA and in Japan suggests a way to predict when a woman will have her final menstrual period.
UCLA physicians cure a patient with a rare disorder of the ear.
UCLA’s lung-transplant team became the first in the country to successfully perform a “breathing-lung” transplant, using the experimental organ-preservation device.
UCLA researchers have isolated a new population of primitive, stress-resistant human pluripotent stem cells that are easily derived from fat tissue and are able to differentiate into virtually eve
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center was the world’s first hospital to introduce a remote-presence robot into its neurological intensive-care unit in 2005.
Scientists at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have successfully established the foundation for using hematopoietic (blood-producing) stem cel
More than a decade ago, UCLA researchers demonstrated that a lack of hypocretin-containing neurons in the brain contributes to narcolepsy, a disorder characterized by uncontrollable periods of dee
The nonprofit Alzheimer’s Association projects that the number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease will soar, from 5 million to 13.8 million by 2050, unless scientists develop new ways to st