BIOSTATISTICS

Ronald Brookmeyer:   Getting to the heart of cardiovascular disease among Latinos in East Los Angeles

CHS

Carol Aneshensel:          Study finds no link between cognitive decline, socioeconomic status in elderly
Chandra Ford:               Mistrust of government often deters older adults from HIV testing
Gail Harrison:                Recession’s bite: Nearly 4 million Californians struggled to put food on table during downturn
Gail Harrison:                2.5 Million Californians Struggle to Put Food on the Table, UCLA Research Shows
Steven Wallace:             Mistrust of government often deters older adults from HIV testing
Steven Wallace:             Half of middle-aged voters likely to need long-term care for family member in next 5 years
Steven Wallace:             Poll finds two-thirds of California voters unprepared for costs of growing older
Steven Wallace:             Out of reach? Rural elders have highest rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease
Steven Wallace:             Older lesbians, gays have higher rates of chronic disease, mental distress, isolation
Steven Wallace:             Falls and follow-ups: Medical attention following a fall critical to senior health
May Wang:                    Getting to the heart of cardiovascular disease among Latinos in East Los Angeles
Richard Wight:             Study finds no link between cognitive decline, socioeconomic status in elderly

ECONOMICS

Dora Costa:                    Battlefield camaraderie yields long-term dividends for veterans, study finds
Dora Costa:                    U.S. Civil War illustrates costs, benefits of diversity, say UCLA economists
Matthew Kahn:             High-speed rail study finds that remote cities benefit from connection to global hubs
Matthew Kahn:             UCLA professor leads effort to protect Africa’s rainforests from ravages of climate change
Matthew Kahn:             West Nile virus more prevalent in low-income neighborhoods, study finds

 

EPIDEMIOLOGY

Susan Cochran:             Older lesbians, gays have higher rates of chronic disease, mental distress, isolation
Susan Cochran:             UCLA study finds health insurance inequities for same-sex couples
Susan Cochran:             Gays, lesbians more likely to seek mental health services, study finds
Susan Cochran:             UCLA Researchers Identify Race-based Discrimination as a Critical Contributor to Health Disparities in African Americans
Susan Cochran:             Health Risk Patterns Among Lesbians and Bisexual Women Increase Rates of Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases
Beate Ritz:                     Pesticides and Parkinson’s: UCLA researchers uncover further proof of a link
Beate Ritz:                     Across the border: Children of U.S.-born Latinas more likely to get retina cancer, study finds
Beate Ritz:                     UCLA researchers ID gene variants that speed progression of Parkinson’s disease
Beate Ritz:                     Common heart medications may also protect against Parkinson’s disease, study finds
Beate Ritz:                     Clean air standards must consider pregnant women, infants, small children
Beate Ritz:                     Being physically active at work may reduce prostate cancer risk
Beate Ritz:                     Study Shows Adverse Effects of Air Pollution on Births in Los Angeles County
Beate Ritz:                     Urban Air Pollution Linked to Birth Defects for First Time; UCLA Research Links Two Pollutants to Increased Risk of Heart Defects
Beate Ritz:                     Workers Exposed to High Levels of Chemical Hydrazine at Rocket Engine Lab More Likely to Die of Certain Cancers
Beate Ritz:                    UCLA Researchers Find that Nuclear Power Workers Are More Likely to Die from Certain Kinds of Cancer

GEOGRAPHY

Thomas Gillespie:        UCLA geographers urge U.S. to search 3 structures in Pakistan for bin Laden
Thomas Gillespie:        UCLA study of satellite imagery casts doubt on surge’s success in Baghdad

GLOBAL ECONOMICS

LAW

MEDICINE

Arleen Brown:              Tool assessing how community health centers deliver ‘medical home’ care may be flawed
Gail Greendale:            Researchers find a way to predict the date of a woman’s final menstrual period
Gail Greendale:            Taking race out of the equation in measuring women’s risk of osteoporosis and fractures
Gail Greendale:            Menopause transition may cause trouble learning
Gail Greendale:            Breast Discomfort During Hormone Replacement Therapy May Indicate Increased Risk for Breast Cancer
Gail Greendale:            At-risk Drinking Associated With Higher Death Rates Among Men With Certain Diseases, UCLA Study Finds
Gail Greendale:           Heavy Drinking Declines With Age, Though Drop Is Slower Among Men and Smokers, New UCLA Study Finds
Gail Greendale:           UCLA Doctors Contribute to Surgeon General’s Major New Report on Bone Health
Arun Karlamangla:     Researchers find a way to predict the date of a woman’s final menstrual period
Arun Karlamangla:     Taking race out of the equation in measuring women’s risk of osteoporosis and fractures
Arun Karlamangla:     Beef up your muscles, reduce your diabetes risk
Arun Karlamangla:     Disparities in cardiovascular risk based more on socioeconomic status than race, ethnicity
Arun Karlamangla:     Study finds no link between cognitive decline, socioeconomic status in elderly
Arun Karlamangla:     Moderate alcohol consumption may help seniors keep disabilities at bay
Arun Karlamangla:     At-risk Drinking Associated With Higher Death Rates Among Men With Certain Diseases, UCLA Study Finds
Teresa E. Seeman:      Disparities in cardiovascular risk based more on socioeconomic status than race, ethnicity
Teresa E. Seeman:      UCLA study finds genetic link between misery and death
Teresa E. Seeman:      People entering their 60s may have more disabilities today than in prior generations
Teresa E. Seeman:      Waist-hip ratio better than BMI for gauging obesity in elderly
Teresa E. Seeman:      Study finds no link between cognitive decline, socioeconomic status in elderly
Teresa E. Seeman:      Harsh Family Environment May Adversely Affect Brain’s Response to Threat, UCLA Psychologists Report
Teresa E. Seeman:      Children From ‘Risky Families’ Suffer Serious Long-term Health Consequences, UCLA Scientists Report

POPULATION

PSYCHOLOGY

PSYCHIATRY

Julienne Bower:          Teenage stress has implications for adult health
Julienne Bower:          UCLA Study Examines Origins of Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors
Chris Dunkel-Schetter: Pregnant mothers with strong family support less likely to have postpartum depression
Andrew Fuligni:          More insight into the secret life of the American teen
Benjamin Karney:       Should I marry him?
Benjamin Karney:       Poor people value marriage as much as the middle class and rich, study shows
Benjamin Karney:       Here is what real commitment to your marriage means
Vickie Mays:                UCLA study finds health insurance inequities for same-sex couples
Vickie Mays:                Gays, lesbians more likely to seek mental health services, study finds
Vickie Mays:                UCLA Researchers Identify Race-based Discrimination as a Critical Contributor to Health Disparities in African Americans
Vickie Mays:                Health Risk Patterns Among Lesbians and Bisexual Women Increase Rates of Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases
Janet Tomiyama:        Dieting Does Not Work, UCLA Researchers Report
Janet Tomiyama:        Psychology lab ponders why diets don’t work

PUBLIC POLICY

Arleen Leibowitz:       Circumcision rates lower in states where Medicaid does not cover procedure
Meredtih Phillips:      Commitment Lacking to Solve Black-White Test Score Gap, Despite Evidence it Can be Overcome, New Book Says
Michael Stoll:              Housing voucher recipients moving to America’s suburbs, new report shows
Michael Stoll:              New UCLA, UC research highlights experiences of youth in poverty
Michael Stoll:              Growing Mismatch Between African Americans and Job Locations in Major U.S. Cities Increases Racial Inequality According to New UCLA/Brookings Study
Michael Stoll:              UCLA Study Projects Uncertain Future for African American Progress Despite Past Gains

SOCIAL WELFARE

Bridget Freisthler:     Study charts actual number of pot shops in L.A.
Bridget Freisthler:     No link between medical marijuana outlets and crime, new study finds
Bridget Freisthler:     Tracking how pot dispensaries affect crime
Bridget Freisthler:     Study finds juvenile offenders often released into risky neighborhood environments
Bridget Freisthler:     UCLA joint study links alcohol outlets to child injuries

SOCIOLOGY

Jennie Brand:             Effect of college on volunteering greatest among disadvantaged college graduates
Jennie Brand:             Disadvantaged students reap most financial return from college education, study finds
Jennie Brand:             Bowling alone because the team got downsized
David Halle:                Scant Opposition to ‘Offensive’ Art Found by UCLA Researcher
Robert Mare:              Independent report confirms UCLA admissions process working as intended by faculty
Mignon Moore:          UCLA book ‘Black Los Angeles’ chronicles city’s African American history, issues
Vilma Ortiz:                Mexican American integration slow, education stalled, study finds
Gabriel Rossman:      UCLA–Harvard study reveals strongest predictors for Oscar nominations
Roger Waldinger:      Poverty, Disillusionment Await Los Angeles’ Immigrant Children Unless School System Improves, UCLA Researchers Warn

URBAN PLANNING

Paul Ong:                     Report finds troubling health trends in state’s Asian, Pacific communities
Paul Ong:                     South L.A. sees big shifts but continues to struggle, report shows
Paul Ong:                     Influence of Asian American voters increasing in state, U.S. elections
Paul Ong:                     Path to Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants Supported by Almost Half of Southern California Residents
Paul Ong:                     Asian Americans Called the New ‘Sleeping Giant’ in California Politics
Paul Ong:                     Socioeconomic or “Redlining” Factors Important In Place-based Component of  Premiums in LA
Paul Ong:                     Glass Ceiling Among Asian Americans, Health Disparities Discussed in New AAPI Nexus