Tuesday, November 20

Researchers trigger stress disorder in mice study

Researchers trigger stress disorder in mice study By Jennifer K. Morita Daily Bruin Staff Researchers at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital have developed the first animal model of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, revealing that repeated reminders of a traumatic event trigger symptoms. Read more...


Students mourn bombing victims

Students mourn bombing victims By Michael Angell Daily Bruin Contributor Twenty-six candles sat unlit in the shade – there was one for each of the victims though the death toll may climb. Read more...


Remembering the innocent

Remembering the innocent Clockwise from top left: The memorial service for victims of Sunday’s two bombings in Israel was held in Royce Quad yesterday. Yiftach Levy (left), a fifth-year psychology student, and Jennifer Cohen, a second-year medical student, comfort each other at the memorial.Some of the people who attended the memorial donned black ribbons in memory of the dead. Read more...


Discovery of protein may lead to new immune-system therapy

Discovery of protein may lead to new immune-system therapy By Jennifer K. Morita Daily Bruin Staff A UCLA doctor in the department of pathology has discovered a potential new method for controlling the body’s immune system through a molecule that triggers T-cells to commit suicide. Read more...



Undergraduate council decision overturned

Undergraduate council decision overturned Dispute over codes leads to reversal of impeachment By Brooke Olson Daily Bruin Staff The Judicial Board defied an undergraduate council decision last week, overturning the impeachment of presidential appointee Noah Hochman. Read more...


Doctors, peers quell female students’ fears about exams

Doctors, peers quell female students’ fears about exams Regular checkups can prevent serious infections, cancer By Karen Duryea Daily Bruin Staff The fear of the unknown is a powerful emotion – and when it comes to pelvic exams, medical personnel said that women often have apprehension enough to cause them to neglect their health. Read more...