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    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...
  • Severe morning sickness may cause neurological damage to offspring
    Severe morning sickness may cause neurological damage to offspring
    According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (morning sickness) is a common condition that affects 70–85% of pregnant women; 50% experience both nausea and vomiting, 25% have...
  • Keytruda holds promise for advanced lung cancer treatment
    Keytruda holds promise for advanced lung cancer treatment
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Health, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the third leading cause of death, behind coronary heart disease and stroke, in the county. Now, a new study by researchers at UCLA'...
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    Review: Elin Bianco Hair Treatment Mask
    Readers of previous articles will know that my hair seemingly has temper tantrums every once in awhile, especially once the weather starts getting warmer. Considering the hair was starting to look ragged, it was a pretty good opportunity to try...
  • New study rates, effectiveness, side-effects of erectile dysfunction drugs
    New study rates, effectiveness, side-effects of erectile dysfunction drugs
    A variety of erectile dysfunction drugs are available on the market; however, side-effects and effectiveness differ. A new study evaluated currently available erectile dysfunction drugs in this regard. The study was published in the April edition...
  • Cure for deadly melanoma on the horizon
    Cure for deadly melanoma on the horizon
    Melanoma, a type of skin cancer, is among the deadliest forms of malignancies. In 2011, more than 9,000 individuals in the United States died from it. Some cases can be cured if caught early and completely removed surgically; however, the cancer...
  • Exercise reported to improve erectile dysfunction
    Exercise reported to improve erectile dysfunction
    When Viagra first appeared on the market, many men with erectile dysfunction found that it could lead back in the pencil. However, Viagra and other drugs for erectile dysfunction are expensive and associated with side-effects such as headache and...
  • New study defines four major breast cancer subtypes to improve treatment
    New study defines four major breast cancer subtypes to improve treatment
    A new study published on March 30 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has the potential to significantly improve breast cancer treatment. The study authors report that for the first time, they have determined the incidence of the four...
  • UCLA study determines who benefits from electroconvulsive therapy
    UCLA study determines who benefits from electroconvulsive therapy
    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT; shock treatment) is a standard psychiatric treatment in which seizures are electrically induced in patients to provide relief from psychiatric illnesses. It is often used to treat individuals suffering from severe...
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