Lupus treatment often requires many medications

Lupus treatment often requires many medications

Although anyone can develop the disease, about 90% of people with a form of lupus are female


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Against all odds, 3 siblings were born with the same rare genetic disorder

Against all odds, 3 siblings were born with the same rare genetic disorder

A trip from Ohio to UCLA for treatment – mid-pandemic – was the Langenhop family’s best hope


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New HIV treatment administered monthly

New HIV treatment administered monthly

This treatment is the first of its kind to win FDA approval


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Back to the classroom: For kids' eating habits, a return to routine and nutrition

Back to the classroom: For kids' eating habits, a return to routine and nutrition

The reopening of schools will provide the necessary food variety and routine some children have lacked over the past year, UCLA Health experts say.


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Initial studies link added sugar and IBD

Initial studies link added sugar and IBD

Stress, diet, and age are other factors that affect IBD


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How UCLA Health's Black Leadership Coalition rallied to launch a new health equity initiative

How UCLA Health's Black Leadership Coalition rallied to launch a new health equity initiative

After the death of George Floyd, they came together to support each other – and the Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion framework was born


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Researchers stress need to prioritize people with intellectual, developmental disabilities when distributing COVID-19 vaccines

Researchers stress need to prioritize people with intellectual, developmental disabilities when distributing COVID-19 vaccines

The topic hits close to home for Dr. Emily Hotez, an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


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Back to the classroom: Communication is key for preparing children to return to school

Back to the classroom: Communication is key for preparing children to return to school

‘We need to help kids think about why things are different now and what precautions schools are taking,’ says psychologist Melissa Brymer


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Yeast study offers new insights into a devastating metabolic disorder

Yeast study offers new insights into a devastating metabolic disorder

Research was led by UCLA Health's Dr. Leonid Kruglyak.


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Lakers legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Cooper and James Worthy talk sports, activism and health

Lakers legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Cooper and James Worthy talk sports, activism and health

Trio of basketball greats held a Zoom chat for an audience of about 1,000 in honor of Black History Month


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Transient global amnesia is scary, usually not dangerous

Transient global amnesia is scary, usually not dangerous

The causes of sudden temporary memory loss is not yet understood


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COVID-19 vaccination event held for elderly relatives of UCLA Health general services staff

COVID-19 vaccination event held for elderly relatives of UCLA Health general services staff

More than 180 elderly family members of health system employees in the division of general services, including cooks, cleaning staff, and temperature screeners, were vaccinated on Sunday, Feb. 21.


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