UC Los Angeles Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. MediciNova Announces Publication of Positive Findings from Completed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Drugs.com

    MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange , today announced that the medical journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence has published a new article regarding positive findings from a completed Phase 1b clinical trial of MN-166 in methamphetamine dependence. The article, which was written by Matthew J. Worley, Keith G. Heinzerling, and colleagues at the University of California, Los Angeles , reports that MN-166 was shown to significantly reduce the subjective effects of methamphetamine in subjects diagnosed with methamphetamine dependence.


  2. When Trump Spouts Nonsense And Hillary Cites It...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | JustOneMinute

    Whereas President Obama soft-pedaled gun control in both his national runs, Hillary Clinton , the likely Democratic nominee, is signaling a greater appetite to clash with Mr. Trump on the issue In a Twitter message last week, Mrs. Clinton said that Mr. Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, would force schools "to allow guns in classrooms on his first day in office." FACT: Donald Trump would force schools to allow guns in classrooms on his first day in office.


  3. With plight of US workers at center stage, how to help?Read the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    Many of the jobs that once put bread on the table of working-class America are gone forever. Hollowed-out ranks in occupations from textile-loom operators to file clerks attest to the problem.


  4. New NYC rule says use transgender pronouns or risk a $250,000 fineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    New York City issued new guidelines for employers and landlords on the correct pronoun usage for transgender men and transgender women. Violating the guidelines intentionally or repeatedly could result in a fine as large as $250,000, especially if doing so appears to be malicious.


  5. Innovations in skin care are up over 10%, shows Thomson Reuters dataRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Cosmetics Design

    The information and media firm's IP & Science business unit just published its 2016 State of Innovation report, listing the top beauty brands and exploring growth across various cosmetics and personal care categories. The report analyses patent data from 12 industry sectors to gauge innovation on a global scale and to gain a better understanding of the research behind the new ideas and the economic growth to come.


  6. Acs Nsqip Surgical Risk Calculator has good prediction accuracy, new study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Surgical Risk Calculator accurately estimates the chance of a patient experiencing postoperative complications, and its performance can improve with recalibration of the tool according to research findings appearing online in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons in advance of print publication. Created in 2013, the NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator is a web-based decision aid and informed consent tool widely used by surgeons and their patients.


  7. Re on The Positive Law Floor on the Fourth AmendmentRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | CrimProf Blog

    Richard M. Re - School of Law) has posted The Positive Law Floor ) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The positive law model of the Fourth Amendment maintains that a search or seizure occurs if, but only if, a private party could not lawfully perform the conduct that the government actually engaged in.


  8. Candidates blast a professora ballot designation in Assembly District 39 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | LA Daily News

    Candidates in the heated state Assembly District 39 race in the northeast San Fernando Valley are fighting once again over ballot designations. Joel Fajardo and Kevin Suscavage this week criticized fellow candidate Raul Bocanegra's stated profession of “Professor/Small Businessman” on the ballot.


  9. Zatz et al. on Work Under Criminal ThreatRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | CrimProf Blog

    Noah Zatz , Tia Koonse , Theresa Zhen , Lucero Herrera , Han Lu , Steven Shafer and Blake Valenta - School of Law , Independent , Independent , Independent , Independent , University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law and Independent) have posted Get to Work or Go to Jail: Workplace Rights Under Threat ) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This research report explores how workers are threatened with incarceration if they fail or refuse to work to the government's satisfaction.


  10. North Carolina students sue U.S. over stance on bathroom accessRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | WHTC

    A group of North Carolina public school students and their parents is asking a U.S. court to block two federal agencies from withholding education funding in a dispute over a state law mandating bathroom access according to birth sex. The conservative Alliance Defending Freedom filed the complaint on Tuesday on behalf of a group called "North Carolinians for Privacy."


  11. Study Suggests the Danish Can Effectively End Their HIV EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | POZ

    For the first time, a study has shown that HIV treatment as prevention works as a means of curbing new infections and suggests that Denmark in particular can likely effectively end its epidemic. Publishing their findings in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, researchers used a method known as CD4-stage Bayesian back-calculation to estimate the size of the population of Danish men who have sex with men as well as the number of annual new infections, also known as HIV incidence, among them between 1995 and 2013.


  12. Memory Failing You? Study Suggests Meditation Might HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Health.com

    The study focused on 25 older adults deemed to have mild cognitive impairment-problems with memory and thinking that may, in some cases, progress to dementia. Researchers randomly assigned them to either 12 weeks of meditation and other yoga practices, or 12 weeks of memory enhancement training-which taught strategies for improving forgetfulness.


  13. UCSB's Jayich Lab Develops New Sensor Technology for Capturing Nancoscale ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Noozhawk

    ... haiyapong and undergraduate student Christopher Reetz. Additional co-authors are Eve Emmanuelidu and Ni Ni of UC Los Angeles.


  14. Wong briefs investigators as successor choices mulledRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The China Post

    Former Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey and OBI Pharma founder Michael Chang appeared voluntarily at the Taipei branch of the Investigation Bureau to provide clarifications on ongoing investigations into alleged insider trading, Wednesday. Since March, Wong had been embroiled in allegations of insider trading and failing to avoid conflicts of interest with pharmaceutical firm OBI Pharma.


  15. Level of hormone can predict bone loss in menopause, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | UPI

    Lower levels of a hormone produced by the ovaries is associated with a woman's risk for bone loss during menopause, according to a recent study. Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles found testing levels of anti-mullerian hormone in women who are pre- or early-menopausal shows their likely rate for bone loss, suggesting early intervention may be possible to slow or prevent the condition.


  16. Yoga, meditation may reduce dementia riskRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Medical News Today

    Completing a 3-month yoga and meditation course may reduce older adults' risk of mild cognitive impairment - considered a precursor for development of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease .


  17. This Turing machine should run forever unless maths is wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | New Scientist

    One hundred and fifty years of mathematics will be proved wrong if a new computer program stops running. Thankfully, it's unlikely to happen, but the code behind it is testing the limits of the mathematical realm.


  18. Performing Cellular Surgery with a Laser-powered NanobladeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Bioscience Technology

    To study certain aspects of cells, researchers need the ability to take the innards out, manipulate them, and put them back. Options for this kind of work are limited, but researchers reporting May 10 in Cell Metabolism describe a "nanoblade" that can slice through a cell's membrane to insert mitochondria.


  19. The Spectrum of Sex Development: Eric Vilain and the Intersex ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Scientific American

    The geneticist built a career studying aspects of sex that make some people uncomfortable. Now things are getting uncomfortable for him The controversy surrounding Caster Semenya's participation in the 2012 Olympics helped lead to rule changes that would allow some intersex individuals to compete as women.


  20. Air Pollution Could Cause Over 500,000 Premature Deaths in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Voice of America

    An Indian woman crosses a road as vehicles move through morning smog on the last day of a two-week experiment to reduce the number of cars to fight pollution in New Delhi, Jan. 15, 2016. Air pollution has been a public health concern in India for years, but in February, a report by Greenpeace said it surpassed China in the quantity of fine particulate matter in the air.