Two discoveries — one in the brains of people with heroin addiction and the other in the brains of sleepy mice — shed light on chemical messengers in the brain that regulate sleep and addiction, UCLA researchers say.
A recent study by University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), researchers has provided important information on how the herpes virus, associated with a type of cancer, spreads and could aid in the development of antiviral drugs.
Four decades after the first Ebola outbreak, experts at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health have determined that original surviving victims developed a degree of immunity against potential future infection.
“Just 4,000 steps a day can lead to better brain health,” say University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) experts on aging who recently published research results on exercise in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
The University of California at Los Angeles Health's Sound Body Sound Mind program is helping children and teens in underserved areas achieve better fitness, according to a press release from UCLA Health.
Scientists at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) recently demonstrated how high glucose levels in pregnant women may prevent babies’ heart cells from developing normally, shedding more light on congenital heart disease risk.
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers recently created skeletal muscle cells using human stem cells, marking a significant step toward perfecting stem cell replacement therapy for muscle diseases such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
In a recent report published in Neurotherapeutics, University of California, Los Angeles researchers said they developed a compound that helped assist with coordination and balance in mice with Parkinson’s disease.