UCLA physicians confirmed the efficacy of an unconventional therapy for prostate cancer that significantly reduces the number of required radiotherapy treatments.
In a study published in early February, researchers revealed shorter radiotherapy treatment was just as effective as traditional long-course therapy and created no additional side effects.
A UCLA researcher said women-only ride-hailing services may make ride-hailing safer for women, but may not be economically feasible.
Christopher Tang, a distinguished professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, co-authored a report this month discussing the political and economic concerns associated with women-only ride-hailing services.
UCLA’s Office of Student Conduct deals with cases of student cheating. It can provide support for students who are under an immense amount of pressure to succeed but can also cause weeks of stress for students awaiting the office’s verdict.
Lauren Pinter-Brown, a former UCLA hematologic oncologist, saw her credibility crumble as soon as she filed a complaint for gender discrimination.
“I went to my department (with my complaints), and they referred me to (someone) who made several explicit, gender-biased statements and dropped the five-page statement I had written in a drawer and said, ‘Nobody needs to see this,’” Pinter-Brown said.
UCLA urologist Stanley Frencher’s father was a black doctor, and his babysitters were black medical students. He didn’t realize black men were underrepresented in medicine until he himself went to medical school.
A swipe of the finger across an iPhone screen launches molecules at targets through the open neck of an Erlenmeyer flask in an educational app a UCLA chemistry professor developed with his students.
Graduate student leaders are lobbying against a federal tax bill they say would discourage students from pursuing doctoral degrees.
A Republican bill passed by the House of Representatives last week treats graduate students’ waived tuition as taxable income, so graduate students will have to pay taxes on income they do not actually earn.
UCLA officials are warning students seeking off-campus housing to read housing contracts thoroughly and pay fees using traceable forms of payment to protect against the increasing threat of housing scams.
A representative from the Department of Homeland Security gave tips to UCLA staff and employees Monday on ways to improve cybersecurity on campus.
Deron McElroy, chief of operations at the Department of Homeland Security said individuals should take steps to protect their information by improving their password strength and avoiding unfamiliar sites.
There was something different about one of the thousands of preschool patients examined by the UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic.
“There was this young kid who was very shy, nonverbal, always walking with his head down,” said Patricia Aguilar, an ophthalmic assistant at the clinic.
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