UCLA Health researchers found usage of noninvasive colorectal screening tests increased once elective medical procedures resumed during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor)
UCLA researchers found that patients received fewer colonoscopies and more noninvasive colorectal screening tests after May during the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a study published by UCLA researchers, the number of colonoscopies performed in the UCLA Health system during the COVID-19 pandemic fell from about 222 colonoscopies per week to about 11 per week while hospitals ceased elective endoscopies.
Black and Indigenous panelists emphasized the importance of cultural literacy in public health at a University of California systemwide conference Saturday.
The 11th annual UC Global Health Day focused on the theme of decolonizing global health to advance health equity.
Artificial intelligence expert Kai-Fu Lee emphasized the importance of an international exchange of ideas in AI technology at a presentation Monday as part of a weeklong virtual UCLA conference.
UCLA researchers were awarded two grants totaling $6 million to further pancreatic cancer therapy research.
The National Institutes of Health gave the grants to two research projects at UCLA that investigate the possible side effects and efficacy of promising pancreatic cancer drugs in February.
UCLA researchers are leading a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded study to investigate the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccinations among health care workers.
The CDC allocated more than $11 million to four programs conducting studies evaluating the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines, including Preventing Emerging Infections Through Vaccine Effectiveness Testing, a study led by researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine.
UCLA researchers developed an artificial intelligence model that allows them to analyze the appearance of a cell and determine its protein content without killing the cell.
Wearing masks properly can reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19 while protesting during the ongoing pandemic, UCLA’s activist-in-residence and researchers said.
According to a study published in February led by University of California researchers, a harm reduction approach is a safe way to participate in civil discourse during the COVID-19 pandemic.
From Jackie Robinson to Cindy Montañez, many Bruins have historically been on the frontlines in taking initiative for social justice issues. Some Bruins are following in their footsteps, using their voices to make change.
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