Imperial Valley News
Los Angeles, California - Researchers have shown that various types of intestinal bacteria might be factors in both causing and preventing obesity, and in other conditions and diseases. Now, a UCLA study suggests that it could also potentially be used to reduce the risk for some types of cancer.
Los Angeles, California - UCLA and Caltech researchers have developed a technique that shows promise for preventing drug resistance in people with glioblastoma, the most common and deadliest type of brain cancer.
Los Angeles, California - The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have formed a new center whose mission is to improve the quality and reliability of new health care technologies, reduce the length and cost of hospital stays, and allow more patients to heal in their own homes.
Los Angeles, California - Americans are living longer but in poorer health, according to a new study.
Davis, California - The UC Davis Poverty Research and Poverty Summit will bring together researchers, policymakers and people who work on the front lines of poverty to discuss ways forward in a state with the highest poverty rate in the nation. Twenty-three percent of Californians lived in poverty in 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s supplemental poverty measure.
Davis, California - Normally, people consider scorpions to be dangerous because of their venomous sting, but an international group of researchers recently discovered that a particular family of toxins, the calcins, found in some venom, might also have a unique beneficial function.