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Dear Doctors: My husband slipped while out on his boat and cracked two ribs. He had a broken rib as a teenager (varsity football) and remembers having his chest wrapped, but that’s not happening this time. Why not? He’s in a lot of pain and it seems like wrapping could [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 21, 2020

Endometriosis is a condition where cells like those in uterine lining (the endometrium) grow and implant outside of the uterus. This often-painful condition is also a leading cause of infertility in women. OB/GYN and fertility specialist Kathleen Brennan, MD, offers her insights into endometriosis-related infertility and gives tips for [...]

By uclahealth • October 19, 2020

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a lesser-known disease that accounts for 1% to 5% of breast cancer diagnoses, and 10% of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. It gets its name because of the red, swollen look the breast develops, despite no injury or infection.

What is inflammatory breast cancer?

IBC [...]

By uclahealth • October 19, 2020

Speech-language pathologist Nicole Schussel discusses misconceptions and the newest treatments

By Sandy Cohen • October 19, 2020

New project aims to expand access to personalized medicine for those of non-European ancestry

By uclahealth • October 19, 2020

Dear Doctors: We heard a story on the news that bee venom can cure breast cancer. Is that really true? How does stuff like that even get researched?

Dear Reader: It’s true that recent research has shown that an active component found in the venom from honeybees is toxic to certain [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 19, 2020

Though the prevalence of cases has climbed in the past decade, long-term prognosis is good, says UCLA Head and Neck Surgery Chair

By uclahealth • October 16, 2020

Some brain cells remain constant while others can be reprogrammed

By uclahealth • October 16, 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

This glossary will help you decode the confusing medical terminology

By uclahealth • October 14, 2020