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Study Shows Cigarette Additives Could Be Making It Tougher for Smokers to Quit A new UCLA study shows that at least 100 of the 599 documented cigarette additives have pharmacological actions, many of which enhance or maintain the delivery of nicotine and may increase the addicti... (31 Jul 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Addictive Behaviors 7 years 8 weeks ago
Study raises questions about diagnosis, medical treatment of ADHD A new UCLA study shows that only about half of children diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, exhibit the cognitive defects commonly associated with the condition. The stu... (21 Jan 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 6 years 36 weeks ago
Study predicts HIV drug resistance will surge New research based on a novel mathematical model predicts that a wave of drug-resistant HIV strains will emerge in San Francisco within the next five years. These strains could prove disastrous by hin... (22 Jan 10) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Biomedical Modeling 4 years 35 weeks ago
Study offers new insights into teenagers and anxiety disorders Can scientists predict who will develop anxiety disorders years in advance? UCLA psychology professor Michelle Craske thinks so. She is four years into an eight-year study evaluating 650 students, who... (15 Sep 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 6 years 2 weeks ago
Study IDs three effective treatments for childhood anxiety disorders Treatment that combines a certain type of psychotherapy with an antidepressant medication is most likely to help children with anxiety disorders, but each treatment alone is also effective, according... (4 Nov 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 5 years 47 weeks ago
Study gives more proof that intelligence is largely inherited They say a picture tells a thousand stories, but can it also tell how smart you are? Actually, say UCLA researchers, it can. In a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience Feb. 18, UCLA neurology... (17 Mar 09) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 5 years 28 weeks ago
Study finds H1N1 virus spreads easily by plane Viruses love plane travel. They get to fly around the world inside a closed container while their infected carrier breathes and coughs, spreading pathogens to other passengers, either by direct contac... (6 Jan 10) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Biomedical Modeling 4 years 38 weeks ago
Study details strategy for boosting ranks of black HIV/AIDS researchers African Americans, who make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, are disproportionately affected by AIDS, accounting for nearly 49 percent of newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases nationwide. About 500,000... (31 Mar 09) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 5 years 26 weeks ago
Strouse named medical director of neuropsychiatric hospital Thomas B. Strouse has been named the medical director of the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, replacing David Feinberg, who is now the chief executive officer and interim a... (28 Nov 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 6 years 44 weeks ago
Statement Regarding Verdict in Martorano v. UCLA-Krell Trial UCLA is pleased that jurors in the Martorano v. UCLA-Krell case have found the University's actions in responding to accusations of sexual harassment to be swift, thorough, appropriate and lawful. The... (22 Feb 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 7 years 31 weeks ago