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nicotine

One E-Cigarette with Nicotine Leads to Adrenaline Changes in Nonsmokers’ Hearts

A new UCLA study has found that healthy nonsmokers experienced increased adrenaline levels in their hearts after one electronic cigarette with nicotine. The findings are...
brain injuries

UCLA Neuroscientist Offers Game Plan to Better Understand Sports Concussions

Hospital emergency rooms treat more than 170,000 children each year for sports-related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...
video

Worship Is Good for Your Health: Vanderbilt Study

People who attend services at a church, synagogue or mosque are less stressed and live longer, according to new research from Vanderbilt University. “Sometimes in...
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Scientists Develop Test to Identify Best Treatment for Gonorrhea

Findings Researchers from UCLA have developed a laboratory test that helps physicians determine which people with gonorrhea may be more treatable with an antibiotic that...
hypertriglyceridemia

UCLA Researchers Discover a New Cause of High Plasma Triglycerides

People with hypertriglyceridemia often are told to change their diet and lose weight. But a high-fat diet isn’t necessarily the cause for everyone with...
DNA detection

UCLA Researchers Make DNA Detection Portable, Affordable Using Cellphones

Researchers at UCLA have developed an improved method to detect the presence of DNA biomarkers of disease that is compatible with use outside of...
metastases

Critical Warning

A research approach developed at the Technion will allow early and rapid prediction of metastasis formation. This information will enable physicians to treat these...
air pollution

UCLA Study Suggests Air Pollution’s Risk to the Heart May Stem...

The team of researchers found that exposure to air pollution caused mice to experience changes in the normal composition of gut bacteria. This produced...
brain proteins, menopause, leukemia, Sarcoma, neurodegenerative disorders, menopause, autism, Brain-gut-microbiota, Intestinal Inflammation, Parkinson’s disease, Gonorrhea, sclerosis, mammalian, bowel syndrome, pregnancy, cancer, zika virus, HIV, immunotherapy, glioblastoma, stem cells, Metabolic proteins, HIV, protein, prostate cancer, autism, heart failure, DNA, autism disorders

Scientists Discover Why Some Cancers May Not Respond to Immunotherapy

Findings UCLA scientists have discovered that people with cancers containing genetic mutations JAK1 or JAK2, which are known to prevent tumors from recognizing or receiving...
alcoholismvideo

Drug Shows Promise for Treating Alcoholism

UCLA researchers have found that an anti-inflammatory drug primarily used in Japan to treat asthma could help people overcome alcoholism. Their study is the first...
HIV prevention

CDC Guidelines for HIV Prevention Regimen May Not Go Far Enough,...

Anew study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests modifying federal health guidelines related to the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent...
strokes

UCLA Study Shows How Brain Begins Repairs after ‘Silent Strokes’

UCLA researchers have shown that the brain can be repaired — and brain function can be recovered — after a stroke in animals. The...
antimicrobial

UCLA Researchers Combat Antimicrobial Resistance Using Smartphones

A team of UCLA researchers has developed an automated diagnostic test reader for antimicrobial resistance using a smartphone. The technology could lead to routine testing...
zika

Zika-linked Birth Defects More Extensive than Previously Thought, UCLA-led Research Finds

New UCLA-led research finds that Zika-linked abnormalities that occur in human fetuses are more extensive — and severe — than previously thought, with 46...
spinal cord

Experimental Implant Shows Promise for Restoring Voluntary Movement after Spinal Cord...

Aspinal stimulator being tested by doctors at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is showing promise in restoring hand strength and movement to a California...
AIDS

Researchers in the HIV Extinction Project at UCLA Collaborate to Cure...

As we observe the 29th World AIDS Day, people infected with HIV are living longer than ever and progress continues in the fight against...
brain proteins, menopause, leukemia, Sarcoma, neurodegenerative disorders, menopause, autism, Brain-gut-microbiota, Intestinal Inflammation, Parkinson’s disease, Gonorrhea, sclerosis, mammalian, bowel syndrome, pregnancy, cancer, zika virus, HIV, immunotherapy, glioblastoma, stem cells, Metabolic proteins, HIV, protein, prostate cancer, autism, heart failure, DNA, autism disorders

Different Types of Autism Disorders Share Abnormal Pattern of Brain Cells

UCLA scientists and their colleagues have found evidence that an abnormal pattern of brain cells is common in people with different types of autism...
menopausal women

Are Hot Flashes Genetic?

Most women experience hot flashes and night sweats either before or during menopause, but a significant minority don’t have these symptoms. Could our genes...
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DNA Mapping Tool Helps Scientists Better Understand How Genes Are Regulated

Findings Scientists have devised a powerful new tool for understanding how DNA controls gene activity in cells. The tool allows researchers to map at high...
Epigenetic

Epigenetic Clock Predicts Life Expectancy, UCLA-led Study Shows

Why do some people lead a perfectly healthy lifestyle yet still die young? A new international study suggests that the answer lies in our...