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  1. Drug used for another disease slows progression of Parkinson'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Science Daily

    A drug being evaluated to treat an entirely different disorder helped slow the progression of Parkinson's disease in mice, a team of researchers has reported. Their study found that the drug, AT2101, which has also been studied for Gaucher disease, improved motor function, stopped inflammation in the brain and reduced levels of alpha-synuclein, a protein critically involved in Parkinson's.

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  2. Hospital Variation in Intravenous Inotrope Use for Patients...Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Division of Cardiology and the Colorado Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Consortium, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora ; University of California Los Angeles Medical Center ; Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC ; Denver Health Medical Center, CO ; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT ; Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT ; Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT ; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System, CA ; and Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA .

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  3. Choose Safety Schools for Your MBA Applications CarefullyRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Stacy Blackman Consulting

    Landing a seat at a top MBA program isn't a slam-dunk for anybody. It's getting increasingly competitive to get into the highest-ranked schools.

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  4. Kalahari's Sleeping Sands AwakenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Ecology Global Network

    Sleeping sands of the Kalahari awaken after more than 10,000 years, as overgrazing leaves desert's red dunes blowing in the African wind But huge subterranean water reserves lie under the Kalahari , which covers parts of Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Dragon's Breath Cave, the largest non-subglacial underground lake on Earth, is buried there.

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  5. The Epstein-Barr Virus Wears Chain MailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Scientific American

    Although no one has developed a vaccine against bacteriophages now that human pathogens like EpsteinBarr and herpes simplex have been added to the viral chain mail club, that's likely to change. Credit: Naranson via Wikimedia Commons The EpsteinBarr virus and its relatives in the herpesvirus family are known for their longevity.

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  6. Detroit Lions: Instant reactions from the win over the VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Isportsweb.com

    Just because the Detroit Lions managed a comfortable 17-3 win over the Minnesota Vikings, it does not mean the game was exceptionally impressive, at least on offense. The defense was, yet again, the star of the show and reason the Lions were able to maintain any sort of lead once the offense stalled after the first touchdown.

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  7. Welcome to Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Patch.com

    For those who are employed by financial institutions, the U.S. Postal Service, schools or are at home DVR-ing Charles in Charge , you're most likely going to celebrate Columbus Day in many states on Monday, October 13 this year. Actually, for most of you with the day off, you might not realize why you have the day free.

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  8. Smartphones hampering kids' human emotion reading skills : October 12, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Daily Times

    NEW YORK With the increase use of digital media now days and less time spent for face-to-face interaction have led to decline in social skills among kids, a new study has revealed. University of California, Los Angeles study mentioned that the implications of the research are that people need more face-to-face interaction, and that even when people use digital media for social interaction, they're spending less time developing social skills and learning to read nonverbal cues, DECCAN Chronicle reported.

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  9. Fish oil has little effect on irregular heartbeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Philly.com

    High doses of fish oil supplements won't prevent the return of a common type of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, Canadian researchers report. In fact, 64.1 percent of those taking fish oil for its omega-3 fatty acids experienced new bouts of atrial fibrillation over the course of 16 months, compared to 63.2 percent of those taking a placebo.

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  10. Infastructure issues across U.S. not an easy fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | CBS News

    And while we can't see it, deep underground, the country's network of water pipes is aging too. It's a growing problem that's causing huge water main breaks across the country.

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  11. Family seeks medical consensus for California girl declared brain deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A photograph of 13-year-old Jahi McMath is seen on a necklace in Oakland, California on Dec. 24, 2013. By Stephen Lam for Reuters.

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  12. Digital Natives. Except When It Comes To TextbooksRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Yesterday on All Things Considered , our friends at Planet Money explored the rise in college textbook costs. One big reason for the increase: the Internet.

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  13. Colleges' Wider Search for Students Crowds Out LocalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Last spring, Nicholas Anthony graduated as co-valedictorian of Malibu High School with a resume that included straight A's, top marks on nine advanced placement exams, varsity quarterback and baritone horn in the wind ensemble. But Mr. Anthony didn't get into the top two public schools in his home state: the University of California, Berkeley or the University of California, Los Angeles.

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  14. Also in the news for Oct. 10, 2014 . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | McKnightsonline.com

    The rate of nursing home infections increased during a recent five-year period, with especially dramatic surges in multi-drug resistant organisms and viral hepatitis, according to recently published findings from Columbia ... Early career physicians have extremely poor knowledge of skilled nursing facilities, showing that more robust training is needed to ensure that physicians can oversee effective transitions into SNFs, according to investigators at the University of California, Los Angeles. Long-term care pharmacy Omnicare will not face False Claims Act penalties for drug packaging practices that apparently ran afoul of safety regulations.

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  15. TSRI, STSI researchers receive NIH grants to set up platforms to mine biomedical dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Medical News

    San Diego researchers at The Scripps Research Institute and Scripps Translational Science Institute will receive more than $4.4 million as part of a National Institutes of Health initiative called "Big Data to Knowledge" . The funding will be part of a new Center for Excellence for Big Data Computing at University of California, Los Angeles , one of the 12 new centers nationwide announced today by the NIH.

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  16. Keys to the Game: Utah vs UCLARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Block U

    ... UCLA is not as good as they were against ASU. Contrary to popular opinion, the Utes do match-up well with UC Los Angeles, and there are things they can do to make this a tightly contested game. Here are some things to look for this Saturday night. ...

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  17. Alzheimer's reversed? Scientists show ability to reverse memory loss in patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Individuals suffering from Alzheimer's had their memory loss reversed in a breakthrough discovery, says UCLA doctors in conjunction with the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. The study and results, though cautioned to be in an infant stage, show promising headway in the battle against the debilitating neurological disease.

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  18. Hospital Variation in Intravenous Inotrope Use for Patients...Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Division of Cardiology and the Colorado Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Consortium, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora ; University of California Los Angeles Medical Center ; Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC ; Denver Health Medical Center, CO ; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT ; Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT ; Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT ; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System, CA ; and Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA .

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  19. Soon to become minority, US whites show less support for diversity - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Russia Taday

    Doctoral student Felix Danbold and his University of California, Los Angeles professor Yuen Huo asked questions of roughly 100 white participants from across the US about multiculturalism and diversity, and received differing answers depending upon what they were told about the nation's future racial makeup. According to a press release issued by UCLA this week, the team took a pool of 98 white Americans - half male, half female, with an average age of 37 - and split them into two groups where they were told different information.

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  20. California Faces A Record-Breaking October Heat WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    California finds itself in yet another heat wave, with record-breaking temperatures reported in several cities and hotter-than-usual temperatures across the state. The National Weather Service has put the San Francisco Bay area and San Diego under a heat advisory and has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Los Angeles area .

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