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Tumor Syndromes

Study Provides Insight into Link Between Two Rare Tumor Syndromes

Findings UCLA researchers have discovered that timing is everything when it comes to preventing a specific gene mutation in mice from developing rare and fast-growing...
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For Post-Menopausal Women, Vaginal Estrogens Do Not Raise Risk of Cancer,...

Findings Women who have gone through menopause and who have been using a vaginal form of estrogen therapy do not have a higher risk of...
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Findings Pave Way for Three-Drug Combination Treatment for Childhood Leukemia

Findings UCLA researchers have developed a new approach that could eventually help young people respond better to treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The scientists discovered...
stroke

UCLA Researchers Demonstrate New Material That Could Aid Body’s Cellular Repair...

A research team led by UCLA biomolecular engineers and doctors has demonstrated a therapeutic material that could one day promote better tissue regeneration following a...
chronic diseases

System Creates 3-D Images of Tissue Samples Without Conventional Lenses

Anew system developed by UCLA researchers could make it easier and less expensive to diagnose chronic diseases, particularly in remote areas without expensive lab...
insomnia

Sleep Biology Discovery Could Lead to New Insomnia Treatments That Don’t...

UCLA scientists report the first evidence that a gene outside the brain controls the ability to rebound from sleep deprivation — a surprising discovery...
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Study Offers Road Map to Personalized Therapies for Sarcoma, Other Aggressive...

Findings Sarcoma is a rare and deadly form of cancer occurring in the bones and connective tissue that affects people of all ages. Its aggressiveness,...
carbon dioxide

The Truth about Cats’ and Dogs’ Environmental Impact

With many Americans choosing to eat less meat in recent years, often to help reduce the environmental effect of meat production, UCLA geography professor...
sun’s core

Astronomers Find That the Sun’s Core Rotates Four times Faster than...

The sun’s core rotates nearly four times faster than the sun’s surface, according to new findings by an international team of astronomers. Scientists had...
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UCLA Researchers Reveal Unusual Chemistry of Protein with Role in Neurodegenerative...

A common feature of neurodegenerative diseases is the formation of permanent tangles of insoluble proteins in cells. The beta-amyloid plaques found in people with Alzheimer’s...
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In Assessing Risk of Hormone Therapy for Menopause, Dose — Not...

Findings When it comes to assessing the risk of estrogen therapy for menopause, how the therapy is delivered — taking a pill versus wearing a...
gut-brain interactions

Understanding the Constant Dialogue That Goes on Between Our Gut and...

Just past midnight on Sept. 26, 1983, Lt. Colonel Stanislav Petrov, a member of the Soviet Air Defense Forces serving as the command-center duty...
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Brain Activity Test Detects Autism Severity, UCLA Study Finds

Findings UCLA researchers have discovered that children with autism have a tell-tale difference on brain tests compared with other children. Specifically, the researchers found that...
peripheral artery disease

Less Invasive Treatment for Blocked Artery in the Leg Is Safe,...

Findings Researchers found in a review of data from three large studies that a minimally invasive treatment to treat peripheral artery disease offers a safe...
Rare Disease

Genetic Sequencing Unravels Rare Disease Mysteries

When Audrey Lapidus’ 10-month old son, Calvin, didn’t reach normal milestones like rolling over or crawling, she knew something was wrong. “He was certainly different...
food factsvideo

Separating Food Facts from Fiction

As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper...
astrocytes

Not All Astrocytes in the Brain Are the Same, Study Finds

From afar, the billions of stars in our galaxy look indistinguishable, just as the billions of star-shaped astrocytes in our brains appear the same...
Schizophrenia

Electrical Stimulation of Brain May Help People with Schizophrenia Learn to...

Findings UCLA researchers have found that people with schizophrenia were able to more accurately determine whether two auditory tones matched or differed, after receiving a...
schizophrenia

Memory of Social Interactions Impaired in All Phases of Schizophrenia

Findings People with schizophrenia have trouble remembering the details of social interactions in all phases of the illness, researchers report. However, in the early stages...
quantum computing

Technique for Measuring and Controlling Electron State Is a Breakthrough in...

During their research for a new paper on quantum computing, HongWen Jiang, a UCLA professor of physics, and Joshua Schoenfield, a graduate student in...