Imperial Valley News
Hundreds of thousands of California immigrants could gain health insurance under president’s executive actions
Los Angeles, California - Between 360,000 and 500,000 immigrants living in California would become eligible for Medi-Cal if they receive temporary protection from deportation and permission to work as a result of recent executive actions by President Barack Obama. Up to 57 percent of immigrants in California who are eligible under the executive actions are low-income and lack private health insurance, according to a study by UC Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
UCLA researchers help create ‘gold standard’ method for measuring a key early sign of Alzheimer’s disease
Los Angeles, California - After six years of painstaking research, a UCLA-led team has validated the first standardized protocol for measuring one of the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease - the atrophy of the part of the brain known as the hippocampus.
Los Angeles, California - Scientists at UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have combined their nanotechnology expertise to create a new treatment that may solve some of the problems of using chemotherapy to treat pancreatic cancer.
Los Angeles, California - The USC Thornton School of Music and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, in partnership with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, will present the 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival in May 2016.
Los Angeles, California - How many researchers does it take to change a light bulb? And how many lives could they save by changing it?
Davis, California - Delta smelt are hard to find. Federally listed as threatened in 1993 and as endangered under the California Endangered Species Act in 2009, they are an iconic species for water issues in the state. But there’s one place where the fish can be found by the thousands - the Fish Conservation and Culture Laboratory at the University of California, Davis.