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September 21, 2013
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UCLA doctors successfully ‘vacuum’ 2-foot blood clot out of patient’s heart

First in state to perform minimally invasive alternative to open-heart surgery Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center’s emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. When a CT scan revealed a … Continue reading

April 28, 2013
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What a difference a 3-D makes

3-D CT scans give the U a leg up in spotting veterinary injuries When Gauge fell from a rooftop a few months ago, he had two strikes against him: • The ground was five stories down • He was a … Continue reading

October 19, 2012
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In Blown-Down Forests, a Story of Survival

To preserve forest health, the best management decision may be to do nothing In newscasts after intense wind and ice storms, damaged trees stand out: snapped limbs, uprooted trunks, entire forests blown nearly flat. In a storm’s wake, landowners, municipalities … Continue reading

May 21, 2012
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Want to Avoid ED Following Prostate Surgery? Find an Experienced, Gentle Surgeon

UCLA study quantifies learning curve for robotic-assisted surgery Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer in the U.S., and radical prostatectomy, the surgical removal of the prostate gland, remains the most popular therapeutic option, accounting for half of … Continue reading

March 10, 2011
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Anderson Forecast: Economy ‘On the Mend’ as GDP Grows, Payroll Employment Increases

In its first quarterly report of 2011, the UCLA Anderson Forecast is cautiously sanguine about the national economy, as real gross domestic product continues to grow at a steady pace and employment continues to increase.  However, the recovery is still … Continue reading

March 2, 2011
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Optimism Cures Heart Diseases

Heart patients with an optimistic outlook are more likely to be healthier down the road and survive longer than those with less rosy views, new research suggests. A study reported this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine that followed … Continue reading

December 9, 2010
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Amazon.com Announces Best Music of 2010

*Amazon music editors reveal the best music of the year; Mumford & Sons, Arcade Fire are top editors’ picks; Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum lead Customer Favorites*  SEATTLE, Dec 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon.com, Inc. today announced its picks … Continue reading

November 4, 2010
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‘Study Reveals Why Brain Has Limited Capacity for Repair After Stroke’

Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, due to the brain’s limited capacity for recovery. Physical rehabilitation is the only current treatment following a stroke, and there are no medications available to help promote neurological recovery.  Now, a new … Continue reading