UCLA Health

In vitro fertilization (IVF) may significantly increase the risk of birth defects, particularly...
Sex addiction is no laughing matter. Relationships are destroyed, jobs lost, lives ruined. Yet...
UCLA researchers found that older adults who regularly used a brain-fitness program played on a...
Hospital-acquired infections are a huge public-health burden, and hospital environments play a key...
UCLA scientists who purified stem cells derived from fat tissue and used them to grow bone...
True food allergies must be distinguished from intolerances, particularly in children and teenagers...
A UCLA study shows that heart-failure medications recommended by national guidelines are highly...
A UCLA team has, for the first time, used a technique normally employed to manage brain aneurysms...
UCLA researchers have used a brain-imaging tool and stroke-risk assessment to identify signs of...
In a Health Notification issued in October 2008 and updated in July 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug...
Vision evaluation should be a key part of any primary-care exam. Whether it's an easily treatable...
What makes us happy? Family? Money? Love? How about a peptide? The neurochemical changes underlying...
A team of UCLA expertshas introduced refinements to targeted biopsy of prostate cancer, greatly...
Dr. Nestor R. Gonzalez came to the United States from his conflict-torn homeland to build a career...
Sleep problems are among the more common complaints I hear from my patients. They all long for the...
Seasonal allergies, sometimes called "hay fever" can cause cold-like symptoms in children, such as...
A heart murmur - an extra or unusual sound between heartbeats - is common in healthy children and...
Many infants and toddlers experience occasional episodes of wheezing caused by respiratory tract...
About half of the men diagnosed with prostate cancerhave low-risk tumors that make them good...
A good night's sleep is critical for a child's growing body and brain. A rested child learns better...
If your child comes down with a sore throat that is accompanied by a fever and no other cold or flu...
“If we can eventually use ultrasound to predict whether certain treatments will work long term, we...
Circumstantial evidence suggests a possible connection between the use of acetaminophen and the...
Unlike a common rash that gradually goes away, eczema is a persistent condition that results in red...
I don't need a calendar to know when late fall or early winter has arrived. I can tell by the...
Gallstones are small, pebble-like substances that develop when bile - composed of water,...
The risk of developing diabetes increases as people grow older, heavier and less active; about 20...
October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” This is a health concern that I feel...
"Most of us experience some degree of age-related hearing loss, and the sooner we start to wear a...
The field of cardiac catheterization has benefited significantly from the advent of two...

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