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A Grape-Derived Acne Solution
Got grapes? UCLA researchers have demonstrated how resveratrol, an antioxidant derived from grapes...
Processed Foods Dull Motivation and Appetite Cues
A psychologist investigates weight gain and metabolic changes.
A New Brain Prosthesis May Help Brain-Injured Patients Recover Memory
UCLA has been tapped by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to spearhead an innovative...
Many Implant Options Available for Cataract Patients
“Since the 1990s, the emphasis has been on trying to get the best possible vision without glasses,...
TomoTherapy Offers Potential for More Effective Cancer Treatment
TomoTherapy is used at UCLA to treat a wide variety of cancers, but is particularly well suited for...
Fertility and Healthy Outcomes for Obese Women
The impact of the nation’s obesity epidemic is felt in nearly all areas of medicine, including...
New Therapies Offer Hope for Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Two decades ago, patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) had no medical...
Relief from Severe Symptoms of Ménière’s Disease May Include Lifestyle, Surgical Options
Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that affects balance and hearing. An estimated 615...
Prescription Drug Abuse on the Rise
Physicians Identify New Ways to Manage Patients with Chronic Pain
Endometrial Cancer Research Complements Patient Care at UCLA
Endometrial cancer care at UCLA is part of an environment of innovation, where the latest therapies...
Experts Urge Breast Cancer Screening to Begin at Age 40
Consenus Urges Women to Begin at Age 40
When Cancer and Depression Collide
Bewilderment and anxiety often shadow patients following a diagnosis of cancer.
As the Baby Boomers age, knees and hips are blowing at record rates. Surgery is a salvation for...
More Frequent Testing May Lead to Earlier Detection of Glaucoma Progression
“If patients are seen regularly and comply with their doctor’s instructions, the chances of going...
Advances, options and answers for people with uncontrolled seizures
Epilepsy affects almost 3 million Americans, and between 25 and 44 percent of these patients have...
Live from L.A.
When surgeons opened Brad Carter’s skull to perform a delicate operation to calm his tremors, they...
Big Data Is a Big Deal
The ability to mine nearly limitless quantities of information will dramatically change research...
Pap Tests Effective, But They Should Not be Overdone
After three years of normal Pap test results, most women can increase the screening interval from...
Sleep Matters for Better Health
Daylight Saving Time begins March 11 to make the most of sunlight during the warm summer months...
Putting the Cap on Medication Mix-ups
Keeping track of your medications may not be a priority on your “to-do” list, but failure to...
Putting Medical Tests to the Test
Much of the excess cost and waste in health care can be attributed to unnecessary tests and...
Vision Loss in the Elderly
Visual changes occur with aging. Some changes lead to significant visual impairment in elderly...
Making Homes Safer for Seniors
Falls are common among the elderly and broken hips from falls are a leading cause of death or...
Urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control, is a common affliction as one ages. It is often...
Keeping Cool When the Heat is On
Elderly people are at highest risk for heat-related illnesses. Chronic medical conditions and...
As the Biological Clock Winds Down
A study by researchers at UCLA and in Japan suggests a way to predict when a woman will have her...
Are You Vitamin-D Deficient?
Rickets used to be a fairly common childhood disease due to vitamin-D deficiency and lack of...
Preventing Future Strokes
The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger...
Avoiding Vaccines May Increase Complications
Measles, mumps and a host of other preventable diseases have declined dramatically since the advent...
A Good Night's Sleep Is No Luxury—It is Essential for Good Health
Everyone enjoys a good night's sleep, yet for many of us the recommended eight hours is a rare...
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