Monday, September 16

Chlamydia: a painfully common STD

You see him standing there. “He’s sooo cute.” You notice his white baseball cap is tilted to the side. “He’s so independent.” A few stiff drinks later, you and your new friend are roaring down the freeway headed to big man’s apartment for a night of rock and roll. Read more...



UCLA fellow cycles across country

The accomplishments of Milana Dolezal, M.D., an oncology/hematology fellow at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, are enough to make anyone feel inadequate. The six-time triathlete and 11-year competitive cyclist has recently returned from her latest endeavor, participating in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope ““ a 3,200 mile bicycle ride across the United States. Read more...


Research finds gender linked to gene activity

Women buy shampoos that promise “silky smoothness.” Men buy the same “dandruff protection” shampoos. Advertisers have known ““ men and women are different. For decades, scientists have attributed these differences to sex hormones, but a new study by UCLA scientists suggests that gender identity is hardwired into the brain long before sex hormones are even developed. Read more...



East-West Medicine treats body, mind

After suffering through horrible sinus pain, Marjorie Broder was almost incapable of going on with her daily life ““ until she met Dr. Ka-Kit Hui. Battling terrible headaches, Broder consulted every specialist in town for two years. Read more...




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