Imperial Valley News
- Created on Sunday, 31 August 2014 18:42
- Written by Rachel Champeau
Los Angeles, California - Oxidized lipids are known to play a key role in inflaming blood vessels and hardening arteries, which causes diseases like atherosclerosis. A new study at UCLA demonstrates that they may also contribute to pulmonary hypertension, a serious lung disease that narrows the small blood vessels in the lungs.
- Created on Sunday, 31 August 2014 18:40
- Written by Meg Sullivan
Los Angeles, California - In the aftermath of the August 9 shooting of an 18-year-old African American man by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, much of the nation’s attention has been focused on how law enforcement’s use of military gear might have inflamed tensions.
- Created on Sunday, 31 August 2014 18:38
- Written by Kim Irwin
Los Angeles, California - Providing futile treatment in the intensive care unit sets off a chain reaction that causes other ill patients who need medical attention to wait for critical care beds, according to a study by UCLA and RAND Health.
Second-Hand E-Cigarette Smoke: Healthier Than Regular Cigarette Smoke, but Still Contains Some Toxic Elements
- Created on Sunday, 31 August 2014 18:34
- Written by USC
Los Angeles, California - E-cigarettes are healthier for your neighbors than traditional cigarettes, but still release toxins into the air, according to a new study from USC.
- Created on Sunday, 31 August 2014 18:32
- Written by Robert Perkins
Los Angeles, California - The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it will provide a multi-million dollar grant to create a hub of innovation that unites public and private institutions throughout Southern California, headquartered at and administered by USC, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and the University of California Los Angeles.
- Created on Sunday, 31 August 2014 18:28
- Written by Pat Bailey
Davis, California - New research from entomologists affiliated with the University of California, Davis, shows how environmental conditions influence the seasonal flight behavior of the walnut twig beetle, which spreads a deadly fungal disease in black walnut and other walnut trees.
- Created on Sunday, 31 August 2014 18:24
- Written by UCDavis
Davis, California - A chronic problem in winemaking is “stuck fermentation,” when yeast that should be busily converting grape sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide prematurely shuts down, leaving the remaining sugar to instead be consumed by bacteria that can spoil the wine.
- Created on Sunday, 31 August 2014 17:56
- Written by Bjorn Carey
Stanford, California - Scientists from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and Stanford have discovered a fundamental constraint in the brain that may explain why a person has a relatively easier time learning a new skill if it's related to an ability he has already mastered.
- Eye implant developed at Stanford could lead to better glaucoma treatments
- An end to drug errors?
- Snowfall in a warmer world
- Sorting cells with sound waves
- Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Labor Day
- Bakersfield Jam Announce Open Tryouts
- American Heart Association Issues E-Cigarette Recommendations
- Scientists plug into a learning brain
- Osteoporosis medications can have negative effect on bone healing after tooth extraction
- New Tool Aids Stem Cell Engineering for Medical Research