School-based psychotherapy can reduce the occurrence of mental health conditions after traumatic natural disasters, according to a UCLA-led study.
In a study published in “Psychological Medicine” on Jan.
Meat eaters fear a vegetarian diet may not be as tasty or healthy as a nonvegetarian diet, according to UCLA researchers.
In a study published in October, UCLA psychologists determined taste and health concerns are major barriers to meat eaters when becoming vegetarian or vegan.
Teenagers are more willing to do physical work than adults, a new study from UCLA psychologists suggests.
In a study published in April and led by UCLA professor of psychology Adriana Galván, researchers determined teenagers may be more willing to exert more physical effort to accomplish a task or goal than young adults.
Vitamin D may help reduce the frequency of seizures in epilepsy patients, according to a recent study from UCLA.
Researchers in the lab of Christopher DeGiorgio, a professor of neurology, found that epilepsy patients experienced moderately fewer seizure episodes after taking vitamin D pills.
Poor sleep among the elderly may be a result of declining brain cell growth and development, according to UCLA researchers.
Researchers in the lab of Noor Alam, an adjunct professor of medicine at UCLA and a research physiologist in the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, described how declining neural development may cause difficulty falling asleep or staying awake in aging individuals in a study published February.
Studying neural circuits in worms might give researchers insight into human decision-making, according to a paper published by UCLA researchers.
Researchers in the lab of Elissa Hallem, a UCLA professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, published a study in January on how chemical signaling molecules affect how worms behave when they are hungry.
UCLA researchers uncovered a link between mitochondrial health and exercise, offering a new explanation for the causes of some metabolic disorders.
In a study published in December, UCLA researchers in the lab of Andrea Hevener, a professor of medicine, characterized how mitochondria change in response to both short- and long-term exercise.
UCLA researchers identified a region of the brain necessary for learning and memory formation in rats, furthering researchers’ understanding of how memories are formed and stored.
UCLA researchers determined sperm carrying a Y chromosome swim differently than sperm carrying an X chromosome.
In a study published October, Aydogan Ozcan, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and his lab constructed a microscope that allows for the 3D tracking of small moving cells like sperm cells.
Some sabertooth cats had powerful skulls that allowed them to kill their prey in one or two bites, according to research published at UCLA.
A UCLA professor, along with a team of international researchers, published a study in October that analyzed sabertooth cat skulls from two different species to determine how the cats killed their prey.
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