Steven Nissen, MD, discusses the controversy in the world of heart disease prevention that may affect millions of people: the one-third of all American adults who have increased risk of heart atta
Charles Brunicardi, M.D., the chief of the General Surgery Group and vice chair for surgical services for the Department of Surgery at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica discusses the latest develo
Nearly half of all Americans take dietary supplements, but they can carry risk, including potentially adverse interactions with prescription drugs.
Sex addiction is no laughing matter. Relationships are destroyed, jobs lost, lives ruined.
UCLA researchers found that older adults who regularly used a brain-fitness program played on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills.
Hospital-acquired infections are a huge public-health burden, and hospital environments play a key role in harboring potentially deadly bacteria such as E. coli, C.
True food allergies must be distinguished from intolerances, particularly in children and teenagers, so a child is not needlessly restricted from certain foods.
A UCLA study shows that heart-failure medications recommended by national guidelines are highly cost effective in saving lives and may also provide savings to the healthcare system.
UCLA researchers have used a brain-imaging tool and stroke-risk assessment to identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don’t yet show symptoms of dementia.
In a Health Notification issued in October 2008 and updated in July 2011, the U.S.