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2013-09-18 15:41:40

Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold.

Smartphone Attachment Can Detect A Single Virus And Nanoparticles
2013-09-17 12:26:10

Your smartphone now can see what the naked eye cannot: A single virus and bits of material less than one-thousandth of the width of a human hair.

2013-09-05 11:24:36

A study at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that head and neck cancer patients receiving radiation as part of their treatment were less likely to need a feeding tube or suffer unwanted side effects such as worsening of diet or narrowing of the throat passage if they performed a set of prescribed swallowing exercises — called a "swallow preservation protocol" — during therapy.

2013-08-30 23:17:41

Brad Carter's recent brain surgery has given him hope that he will be able to achieve a life-long dream of recording a studio album. Los Angeles, California

2013-08-26 23:04:19

Dr. Marisa C. Chang has been named a Southern California Rising Star by Super Doctors®. Dr.

Iron Accumulation Contributes To Alzheimer's Disease
2013-08-21 04:32:35

On the heels of a study which found that copper could factor into the onset and progression of the neurodegenerative condition, a second group of scientists has published research suggesting that iron accumulation could be one of the core contributing factors leading to the onset of Alzheimer's Disease.

Online Chronicling Often Reduces Depression In Breast Cancer Patients
2013-08-14 12:59:39

Patients with serious medical conditions have been increasingly sharing their experiences online and a new study from UCLA has delved into this phenomenon to see if it has led to positive psychological outcomes for these particular people.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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