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Research News

Proportion of Black physicians in U.S. has changed little in 120 years, UCLA research finds

Tue, 20 Apr 2021
The research also spotlights a significant income gap between white and Black male doctors…. Read more

Serious impacts of coronavirus felt broadly across Los Angeles County

Mon, 19 Apr 2021
A UCLA survey details the effect of falling incomes, COVID-19 health issues and pandemic-related restrictions on Angelenos’ quality of life…. Read more

Team led by UCLA professor wins $7.5 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

Mon, 19 Apr 2021
Researchers led by Gaurav Sant developed technology to turn carbon dioxide into concrete…. Read more

Research shows COVID-19 has likely worsened inequalities for Black students in L.A. County

Wed, 14 Apr 2021
Report examined 14 school districts, which together serve more than two-thirds of Black students in the region…. Read more

Patients of women doctors more likely to be vaccinated against the flu

Wed, 14 Apr 2021
The trend was seen across all the racial and ethnic groups studied and could provide insight into improving vaccination rates… Read more

Report sets path toward clean drinking water for all Californians

Mon, 12 Apr 2021
A study co-authored by UCLA researchers finds hundreds of public water systems are out of compliance with state standards…. Read more

Now rescinded, Trump-era ‘public charge’ policy may still harm immigrants’ health

Thu, 08 Apr 2021
A new report predicts growing numbers of apprehensive Latino immigrant parents in California will disenroll kids from public health programs…. Read more

Tracking how COVID-19 is changing life expectancy

Fri, 02 Apr 2021
UCLA sociologist Patrick Heuveline reports on the dramatic impact in the U.S. and other nations…. Read more

Researchers devise more efficient, enduring CAR gene therapy to combat HIV

Thu, 01 Apr 2021
Research brief: A UCLA team has demonstrated that altering a key molecule used in the therapy yields superior and longer-lasting… Read more

Low-calorie diet and mild exercise improve survival for young people with leukemia

Thu, 01 Apr 2021
Overweight children participating in the intervention were 70% less likely to have detectable cancer cells after one month of treatment…. Read more