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Attention, college students cramming between midterms and finals: Binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid.
Health May 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (43) | 26 |
In an effort to identify the underlying causes of neurological disorders that impair motor functions such as walking and breathing, UCLA researchers have developed a novel system to measure the communication between stem ...
Neuroscience May 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Online crowd-sourcing in which a task is presented to the public, who respond, for free, with various solutions and suggestions has been used to evaluate potential consumer products, develop ...
Pediatrics May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It seems improbable that a baby born underweight would be prone to obesity, but it is well documented that these children tend to put on weight in youth if they're allowed free access to calories. Now, researchers believe ...
Pediatrics May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- If you throw a rubber balloon filled with water against a wall, it will spread out and deform on impact, while the same balloon filled with honey, which is more viscous, will deform much ...
Medical research May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at UCLA have been searching for the cause of a rare disease that virtually no one has ever heard: PCH1, or pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 1, which attacks the brain and the spine.
Genetics Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Patricia Crawford had literally been tinged blue all her life because her heart couldnt pump enough oxygenated blood through her body. And that was the least of her worries.
Surgery Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Millions of people suffer from Parkinson's disease, a disorder of the nervous system that affects movement and worsens over time. As the world's population ages, it's estimated that the number of people ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 02, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (13) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A UCLA-led group of researchers tracing disparities in life expectancy between blacks and whites in the U.S. has found that white males live about seven years longer on average than African American men ...
Health Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A UCLA-led study has found that a combination of several key guideline-recommended therapies for heart failure treatment resulted in an improvment of up to 90 percent in the odds of survival over two years.
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- UCLA life scientists and their colleagues have provided the first evidence of a causal link between traumatic brain injury and an increased susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Keyota Cole was born with a bad heart. The 33-year-old from of Bakersfield, Calif., suffers from a congenital heart disease called Ebstein's malformation of the tricuspid valve, and from abnormal pulmonary veins. She ...
Cardiology Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- More than 2,000 chemicals are used in consumer or commercial products such as toys, clothing and electronics; many are now also in the bodies of men, women and children.
Health Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at UCLA's Jules Stein Eye Institute and colleagues who successfully transplanted specialized retinal cells derived from human embryonic stem cells into the eyes of two legally ...
Medical research Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Iron is a popular topic in health news. Doctors prescribe it for medical reasons, and it's available over the counter as a dietary supplement. And while it's known that too little iron can result in cognitive ...
Medical research Jan 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |