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Uncertainty about what may happen next is a major stressor

By uclahealth • October 27, 2020

Every day, researchers work to develop safe, effective therapies for a variety of diseases. That work is especially in the spotlight during the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. One promising treatment involves monoclonal antibodies (mAbs).

UCLA Health researcher and infectious disease specialist Kara Chew, MD, MS, is [...]

By uclahealth • October 26, 2020

Parents may have to explain pandemic restrictions to disappointed kids. Families can still find creative ways to celebrate together

By Sandy Cohen • October 15, 2020

Hello again, dear readers, and welcome back to our monthly letters column. You’ve kept our inbox lively this month, so we’ll dive right into your questions and comments.

-- A reader in Oregon, where ongoing wildfires have created dangerous air quality, wondered about masks. “Will our masks that we wear for [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 14, 2020

Dear Doctors: I’m a 38-year-old man, very athletic, and I got really sick with the coronavirus. I didn’t land in the hospital, but it’s been a month and I’m still not 100%. I want to get back to running and lifting weights. Is it safe to exercise after COVID-19?

Dear Reader: [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 12, 2020

Remdesivir and dexamethasone are among therapies used for inpatient care

By uclahealth • October 10, 2020

These doctors help you understand coronavirus lingo

By uclahealth • October 8, 2020

Nutritional deficiencies cause health issues for millions

By Sandy Cohen • October 8, 2020

Dr. Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD, shares insight from the new study

By Alana Prisco • October 7, 2020

Protecting yourself during protests

By Sandy Cohen • October 7, 2020