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  • Many women with menopausal systems are untreated
    Many women with menopausal systems are untreated
    Hot flashes, sexual problems, and other menopausal symptoms may significantly affect a women’s quality of life. However, according to a new study, many menopausal women do not obtain treatment, despite the fact that hormonal and non-hormonal...
  • Low sex drive in women may be a heart problem
    Low sex drive in women may be a heart problem
    According to a new study, women with low—or no—sex drive may have a heart problem, not on an emotional basis, rather a medical basis. The study showed that low heart rate variability, the variation in the time that lapses between one...
  • Treatment of chronic pain
    Chronic pain sufferers can benefit from a free online program
    People suffering with chronic pain can benefit from a free online program. A Pain Course was designed by a team of mental health clinicians and researchers at the eCentreClinic, a non-profit initiative of the Centre of Mental Health, at Macquarie...
  •  Steve Jobs, 56, passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
    Two new developments hold out hope for effective treatment of pancreatic cancer
    Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly forms of the disease, with just between three and seven percent of sufferers surviving after five years. But, a couple of developments suggest that the disease may not be as fatal as it has been in the...
  • New breast cancer treatment has less side-effects
    New breast cancer treatment has less side-effects
    Side-effects are a major problem with breast cancer treatment. Now, a new study by researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that women diagnosed with breast cancer and treated with a one-week regimen of partial...
  • New UCLA research focused on autism sufferers who overreact to auditory stimuli
    New UCLA research focused on autism sufferers who overreact to auditory stimuli
    Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) overreact to auditory stimuli. Parents of these children are well aware of this problem. Now, UCLA researchers have discovered that these children have brains that react differently than those with...
  • Common spice reported to effectively treat head and neck cancer
    Common spice reported to effectively treat head and neck cancer
    Since antiquity, plant products have been used to treat diseases. In fact, a number of currently available prescription medications such as digitalis and quinine are plant derivatives. A new UCLA scientists has found that a synthetic version of...
  • FDA once again raises safety concern of women’s libido drug fibanserin
    FDA once again raises safety concern of women’s libido drug fibanserin
    On June 2, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) once again raised concerns regarding the safety of flibanserin, which is an experimental women's libido drug; the agency cites an increased the risk of fainting and accidental injury,...
  • Migraine
    Migraine surgery linked to improved symptoms in adolescents
    Surgery shown to be safe and effective in adultsMigraines in adolescents are common and often not sufficiently controlled. Migraine headache prevalence among all pediatric patients is estimated at nearly eight percent. Previous data has shown that...
  • UCLA researchers discover drug therapy to treat blood cancer
    UCLA researchers discover drug therapy to treat blood cancer
    Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer in the United States. UCLA researchers have discovered a new drug that may lead to an effective treatment for the disease. The findings were published online on May 11 in the journal Oncogene...
  • UCLA research furthers understanding of infertility
    UCLA research furthers understanding of infertility
    A new study by researchers at the UCLA Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research significantly increases the understanding of the human germline, which are the cells that produce eggs or sperm during prenatal...
  • UCLA researchers discover potential treatment for methamphetamine addiction
    UCLA researchers discover potential treatment for methamphetamine addiction
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), methamphetamine use is increasing in many parts of the United States. The stimulant is very addictive, it can be injected, and it can increase sexual arousal while reducing...
  • Survival of extremely preterm infants varies between hospitals
    Survival of extremely preterm infants varies between hospitals
    In recent decades, significant progress has been made in the treatment available for premature infants. There is a limit below which survival is impossible; however, that limit has continued to inch downward. A new study has found that survival is...
  • Tinnitus brain mapping may lead to more effective treatment
    Tinnitus brain mapping may lead to more effective treatment
    Tinnitus is the sound of ringing, roaring, buzzing, hissing, or clicking that occurs inside the head. According to the American Tinnitus Association, currently, more than 50 million people in the U.S. suffer from some degree of tinnitus. Of these...
  • UCLA lauded for stroke research
    UCLA lauded for stroke research
    UCLA is noted for its state-of-the-art medical care and research. A UCLA-led study on improving stroke care was selected by the Clinical Research Forum (CRF) as one of the 10 most outstanding research papers published in the US in 2014. The CRF...
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