A UCLA-led review of nine years of social media posts with the hashtag #BCSM suggests that Twitter can be a useful resource not only for patients, but also for physicians and researchers.
More women could potentially be spared an axillary lymph node dissection — the surgical removal of 10-20 lymph nodes — a procedure that causes disabling arm swelling in up to 25% of women, according to a UCLA study.
Untreated HIV infection is linked with epigenetic changes suggesting rapid aging. A new study by UCLA researchers shows that antiretroviral therapy given over two years was unable to completely restore age-appropriate epigenetic patterns, leaving patie…
UCLA researchers have identified a compound that can reproduce the effect of exercise in muscle cells in mice. The findings are published today in the journal Cell Reports Medicine.
UCLA scientists discovered that astrocytes, a cell type long implicated in brain diseases, is remarkably malleable and shows responses in a mouse model that suggest potential targets for drugs for Huntington’s disease.
Dr. Antoni Ribas, a world-renowned physician-scientist and professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been named to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
UCLA researchers have found that a drug that activates the body’s natural defenses by behaving like a virus may also make certain stealthy melanoma tumors visible to the immune system, allowing them to be better targeted by immunotherapy.
UCLA scientists and colleagues studying the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) discovered an abnormality in the brains of people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) that may also help to predict who is most likely to respond to CBT.