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...
When kids anticipate "going to the doctor," many become worried and apprehensive about the visit. Whether they're going for a routine exam or illness, kids are likely to have fears. If you detect...
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted disease that is associated with several types of cancer. Parents need to make an informed decision about whether their children should be...
Ultrasound, an imaging technology long used to examine fetuses in the womb and peer into patients’ organs, is gaining wider acceptance for imaging joints, muscles, nerves, tendons and ligaments...
Chickenpox, a common illness among children, causes a blistery rash and flu-like symptoms. Since the infection is very contagious, children should stay home until the rash and fever are gone...
Although many community-based organizations offer supportive services for patients with dementia and their families, no comprehensive programs have existed to meet patients' health needs and the...
Resuming activity before an evaluation and complete recovery runs the risk of a recurrence and potentially harmful long-term effects.
Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition caused by the failure of weakened muscles and connective tissue in a woman’s pelvis. As the muscles and tissues in the pelvic floor stretch or tear, pelvic organs...
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.
UCLA provides a full range of treatment options for stress incontinence, from individualized regimens in a physical therapy program that focuses exclusively on pelvic floor issues to the most...

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