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Psych Central
Family Study Shows Genetic Complexities of Autismrather than the rule,” said principal investigator Dr. Daniel Geschwind, a dist
Family Study Shows Genetic Complexities of Autism
Psych Central / Posted 12 hours ago
rather than the rule,” said principal investigator Dr. Daniel Geschwind, a distinguished professor of human genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “So for example, there are families in which only two of three kids have the rare... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers develop method to speed up detection of infectious diseases, cancerof Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering and Omai Garner, assistant profess
Researchers develop method to speed up detection of infectious diseases, cancer
PhysOrg / Posted 14 hours ago
of Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering and Omai Garner, assistant professor of pathology and medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The UCLA team devised an approach to amplify a protein signal without any enzymes,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UCLA researchers use noninvasive ultrasound technique to jump-start brain of coma patientthe thalamus only indirectly. Under the direction of Paul Vespa, a UCLA profes
UCLA researchers use noninvasive ultrasound technique to jump-start brain of coma patient
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
the thalamus only indirectly. Under the direction of Paul Vespa, a UCLA professor of neurology and neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, the researchers plan to test the procedure on several more people beginning this... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
2016 Los Angeles Kidney Walk, August 28, 2016new methods to overcome immunological barriers to living donation. Speaker: Er
2016 Los Angeles Kidney Walk, August 28, 2016
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
new methods to overcome immunological barriers to living donation. Speaker: Erik L. Lum, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA “Make a Difference and Walk with Us” We’ll kickoff our 2016 Los Angeles Kidney Walk... Read more
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CBS News
Could this ethnic group hold a key to longer life?Latino adults face a 30 percent lower risk of death than other racial groups.Ho
Could this ethnic group hold a key to longer life?
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
Latino adults face a 30 percent lower risk of death than other racial groups.Horvath, a professor of human genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, said scientists call it the “Hispanic paradox.” “The question was ‘Why?’” he told... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study shows Latinos age more slowly at molecular level than other ethnic groupsScientists refer to this as the 'Hispanic paradox,' " said lead author Steve Ho
Study shows Latinos age more slowly at molecular level than other ethnic groups
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Scientists refer to this as the 'Hispanic paradox,' " said lead author Steve Horvath, a professor of human genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "Our study helps explain this by demonstrating that Latinos age more slowly at the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
UCLA study: Menopause makes women age faster?like much but it adds up over a woman’s lifespan,” said Steve Horvath, professo
UCLA study: Menopause makes women age faster?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
like much but it adds up over a woman’s lifespan,” said Steve Horvath, professor of human genetics and biostatistics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, in a statement. Take, for example, a woman who enters early menopause at age 42.... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
Why TV rating systems are little help to parentsmedia violence exposure and physical aggression in children." Lead author of th
Why TV rating systems are little help to parents
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 7 days ago
media violence exposure and physical aggression in children." Lead author of this 2015 study, Dr. Tumaini Coker of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA explained the link between exposure to violence (on TV, video games and music videos)... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
A tough menopause can speed ageing by two yearsincrease the risk of disease, with cancer, dementia and many other conditions l
A tough menopause can speed ageing by two years
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
increase the risk of disease, with cancer, dementia and many other conditions linked to age. Prof Steve Horvath, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, said: "For decades, scientists have disagreed over whether menopause causes ageing... Read more
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The Age
A tough menopause can speed ageing by two yearsincrease the risk of disease, with cancer, dementia and many other conditions l
A tough menopause can speed ageing by two years
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
increase the risk of disease, with cancer, dementia and many other conditions linked to age. Prof Steve Horvath, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, said: "For decades, scientists have disagreed over whether menopause causes ageing... Read more
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Canberra Times
A tough menopause can speed ageing by two yearsincrease the risk of disease, with cancer, dementia and many other conditions l
A tough menopause can speed ageing by two years
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
increase the risk of disease, with cancer, dementia and many other conditions linked to age. Prof Steve Horvath, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, said: "For decades, scientists have disagreed over whether menopause causes ageing... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Latinos age more slowly than other ethnic groups, reveals UCLA studyScientists refer to this as the 'Hispanic paradox,'" said lead author Steve Hor
Latinos age more slowly than other ethnic groups, reveals UCLA study
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists refer to this as the 'Hispanic paradox,'" said lead author Steve Horvath, a professor of human genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "Our study helps explain this by demonstrating that Latinos age more slowly at the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Do hospital ICUs raise costs without boosting survival?patients and the health care system," said lead researcher Dr. Dong Chang. He i
Do hospital ICUs raise costs without boosting survival?
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 19 days ago
patients and the health care system," said lead researcher Dr. Dong Chang. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "Overuse of ICUs among patients who can likely be treated in non-ICU settings may... Read more
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CBS News
ICU treatment may not be better for 4 common conditions: studypatients and the health care system," said lead researcher Dr. Dong Chang. He i
ICU treatment may not be better for 4 common conditions: study
CBS News / Posted 19 days ago
patients and the health care system," said lead researcher Dr. Dong Chang. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "Overuse of ICUs among patients who can likely be treated in non-ICU settings may... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Babies hit ground runningOne in seven South African babies is born prematurely and because its respirato
Babies hit ground running
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
One in seven South African babies is born prematurely and because its respiratory system is not fully formed it is at risk of apnoea, the temporary cessation of breathing. US doctors have found that a cheap device that vibrates disks attached to a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UCLA researchers develop noninvasive technique to treat breathing problems in premature babiesis perfect and each carries other risks. According to Dr. Ronald Harper, a dis
UCLA researchers develop noninvasive technique to treat breathing problems in premature babies
News-Medical-Net / Posted 24 days ago
is perfect and each carries other risks. According to Dr. Ronald Harper, a distinguished professor of neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, even newborns have the innate mechanism that triggers increased breathing. "When... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
A number of tennis players dismiss risk of Zika exposure at Rio Olympics as minimalJeffrey Klausner, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases
A number of tennis players dismiss risk of Zika exposure at Rio Olympics as minimal
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Jeffrey Klausner, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases and in the Program of Global Health at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been a frequent advisor to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC pays $8.5 million in settlement over medical conflict of interests at UCLASchool of Medicine. According to a statement by UCLA Health, UC regents resolv
UC pays $8.5 million in settlement over medical conflict of interests at UCLA
The Daily Californian / Posted 27 days ago
School of Medicine. According to a statement by UCLA Health, UC regents resolved the two cases so “UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA could move forward with their ongoing commitment to excellence in patient care,... Read more
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The Hill
It’s time for lawmakers and the country to take Zika seriouslySilverman is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecolog
It’s time for lawmakers and the country to take Zika seriously
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
Silverman is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is also the perinatal point person for the California Department of Public Health... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Regents OK $8.5 million for 2 patients suing over financial conflicts at UCLAa statement, the UCLA Health system said the regents agreed to settle the two c
Regents OK $8.5 million for 2 patients suing over financial conflicts at UCLA
Los Angeles Times / Posted a month ago
a statement, the UCLA Health system said the regents agreed to settle the two cases “so that UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA could move forward with their ongoing commitment to excellence in patient care,... Read more
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The Morning Call
A number of tennis players dismiss risk of Zika exposure at Rio Olympics as minimalJeffrey Klausner, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases
A number of tennis players dismiss risk of Zika exposure at Rio Olympics as minimal
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
Jeffrey Klausner, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases and in the Program of Global Health at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been a frequent advisor to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A number of tennis players dismiss risk of Zika exposure at Rio Olympics as minimalJeffrey Klausner, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases
A number of tennis players dismiss risk of Zika exposure at Rio Olympics as minimal
Los Angeles Times / Posted a month ago
Jeffrey Klausner, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases and in the Program of Global Health at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been a frequent advisor to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World... Read more

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