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2014-01-23 20:22:11

Mark Laret, CEO of UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, to Guide CHA in Coming Year SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan.

2014-01-08 17:48:41

While daily antibiotic use is the most effective method for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in women, daily cranberry pills, daily estrogen therapy and monthly acupuncture treatments also have benefits that may be preferable for some patients.

2013-04-01 10:36:59

Dr. Rowan Chlebowski, MD, PhD, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute lead researcher and author of a study released March 29 by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, issued the following statement regarding the latest findings from the Women's Health Initiative, the largest-ever study of hormonal therapy in post-menopausal women.

2012-06-30 23:01:42

Becker's Hospital Review has published its annual list of the 50 top grossing hospitals in the United States, which includes organizations with annual revenue ranging from $3 to $10 billion.

2012-06-28 20:22:36

Christina Wang, M.D., lead investigator at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) – one of the leading biomedical research institutes in the country – recently completed a study utilizing a new contraceptive gel that has the potential to be developed as a user controlled chemical birth control agent for males.

2011-12-21 19:11:33

A new UCLA study shows that physicians who work shorter shifts are less likely to make mistakes during medical procedures.

2011-09-06 11:48:31

Richard Casaburi, Ph.D., M.D., principal investigator at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed), is co-author of a recent study that should help improve the condition for the millions of individuals who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD.

2011-04-01 08:30:00

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center No. 5 LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UCLA Health System's Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center has been ranked the No.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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