David Geffen School of Medicine

No doubt about it: Brains are cool. Just ask the 300 local K-12 students who visited the 10th UCLA Brain Awareness Week ...

By Leigh Hopper • March 16, 2018

Sipping a mug of piping hot tea on a cold day doesn’t just warm you up—it may also protect your vision. That’s the good news ...

By Elaine Schmidt • December 20, 2017

Initially it was quite a shock that I had any kind of thyroid cancer, however the journey has been a challenge, not an ordeal. Along ...

By G1951 • November 29, 2017

People get too little sleep for lots of reasons. ...

By Elaine Schmidt • November 17, 2017

The number of hepatitis A cases in California just keeps growing. Some 633 cases have been detected as of Oct. 27, with 416 hospitalizations ...

By Enrique Rivero • November 7, 2017

Scientists are learning more all the time about the differences between the female and male brain. So it’s perhaps not too surprising to know ...

By • September 6, 2017

When Sean Young was in graduate school, he received a visit one day from his ...

By Enrique Rivero • July 12, 2017

Early in the morning of ...

By Tiare Dunlap • July 11, 2017

Most people think of rheumatology as the study of joint disorders, such as arthritis, but they may not know just how broad the field really ...

By Enrique Rivero • June 15, 2017

In this Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, Lara, who is less than 3 months old and was born with microcephaly, ...

By Tiare Dunlap • May 5, 2017