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When most people think of fat, they think of what medical experts refer to as white fat, or the fat [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • October 2, 2018
Knowing the facts about breast cancer treatment and prevention is crucial in reducing your risk. However, there are a number of misconceptions about the disease that can make it difficult [...]
By Denise Heady • October 2, 2018
The crowd at Dodger Stadium on a recent night received a reminder (and a reassurance) of something many prefer not to think about: prostate cancer. UCLA [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • September 21, 2018
Stem cell transplants, also known as bone marrow transplants, are used successfully to treat people with life-threatening blood cancers and other [...]
By Denise Heady • September 13, 2018
A better way of diagnosing and treating ovarian cancer is on the horizon. Dr. Sanaz [...]
By Denise Heady • August 31, 2018
A program that provides music therapy for patients at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is expanding by adding [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • August 9, 2018
Most Americans will have walked 75,000 miles by the time they reach the age of 50 – the equivalent of trekking around the Earth on the equator three times. But all this walking results in significant wear and tear on our feet. “Regular foot care at every [...]
By Simi Singer • August 6, 2018
On a summer day, many people like to wear shorts to get some relief in the heat. For people with varicose veins, however, the idea of wearing shorts can lead to more anxiety than comfort. Varicose veins affect about [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • July 27, 2018
  Thinking about using one of those ubiquitous motorized scooters to zip around town in Santa Monica, Westwood or another area? Before you hop aboard, you should take precautions and learn the rules of the road to prevent potentially serious injuries, says the lead emergency physician [...]
By Ted Braun @TedBraunUCLASM • July 26, 2018
Out of the blue, Richard Barron, 49, woke up deaf in one ear. The University of Maine women’s basketball coach was ultra-sensitive to noise--the sound of someone loading the dishwasher was excruciating. Even stranger, Richard began hearing his bones creak and his eyelids move. Far worse was the [...]
By Elaine Schmidt • July 25, 2018