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Research News

Use of Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab raises concerns about Medicare spending

Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Research brief: Additional services to monitor the drug’s potential side effects account for nearly 20% of its total costs, a… Read more

Access to vital health services fell during COVID, particularly for poorer Americans

Fri, 21 Jan 2022
While the situation improved, economically disadvantaged patients were far less likely to return to using services at normal, pre-pandemic levels…. Read more

Circumvention of censorship in China has increased during COVID-19 pandemic

Wed, 19 Jan 2022
A new study identifies a spike in China-based activity on Twitter and Wikipedia, two platforms long banned by Beijing…. Read more

Days with hazardous levels of air pollutants are more common due to increase in wildfires

Wed, 19 Jan 2022
In the Western U.S., the health risks from ground-level ozone and fine particulate matter continue to grow…. Read more

Breastfeeding mothers don’t pass COVID to infants, study suggests

Wed, 19 Jan 2022
The UCLA-led analysis, the largest to date on COVID-19 and breast milk, examined samples from 110 lactating women…. Read more

Signaling mechanisms in pancreatic cancer cells could provide new target for treatment

Fri, 14 Jan 2022
A UCLA study suggests that new small-molecule drugs that inhibit a protein called ATR could be used in combination with… Read more

UCLA-led team refines ‘kick and kill’ strategy aimed at eliminating HIV-infected cells

Tue, 11 Jan 2022
The study, which used mice, could point toward a method for clearing the virus from people who would otherwise depend… Read more

Tomato concentrate could help reduce chronic intestinal inflammation associated with HIV

Tue, 11 Jan 2022
The substance, Tg6F, contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant peptides…. Read more

How much do students learn when they double the speed of their class videos?

Tue, 11 Jan 2022
With 85% of students surveyed reporting “speed-watching,” UCLA psychology researchers designed experiments to gauge their comprehension…. Read more

Southern California mountain lions show first reproductive effects of inbreeding

Thu, 06 Jan 2022
Unless steps are taken to boost genetic diversity, local extinction remains a real threat, a UCLA-led study suggests…. Read more