immune system

Keeping Our Children Healthy During the Spread of Covid-19

By uclahealth • March 19, 2020

Medical researchers have had breakthroughs in treating certain types of cancer by bolstering a patient’s immune system. Known as immunotherapy, or biologic therapy, it treats ...

By uclahealth • February 11, 2019

Skye is a three year old-whose life has already been well-documented because of the amazing way her life has touched so many people! Skye was ...

By uclahealth • September 17, 2018

Dear Doctors: My brother, who is 65, was diagnosed with inclusion body myositis about five years ago and the muscles in his arms, legs and ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 13, 2018

Dear Doctors: It seems as though we’re hearing more and more about inflammation and how it causes disease. What is inflammation and how does it ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 3, 2018

Dear Doctor: I try not to use opioids for my chronic back pain, but I'm finding myself turning to them more often. Could marijuana help? ...

By Ask the Doctors • March 20, 2018

Dear Doctor: I've had psoriasis for close to seven years, and lately it has been flaring up more often. Is there anything I can do ...

By Ask the Doctors • February 28, 2018

I was admitted to UCLA hospital with a number of diseases which I attribute to a hyperthyroid which caused me to get very sick in ...

By w91029 • December 4, 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

In May 2016 I received a stunning diagnosis of metastatic melanoma from UCLA's Dr. Bartosz Chmielowski and my oncologist in Santa Barbara, Dr. Mark Abate. ...

By bryantinsb • April 13, 2017