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Study suggests possible link between two Type 2 diabetes drugs and pancreatic cancer

Public release date: 16-Sep-2011

Two newer drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes could be linked to a significantly increased risk of developing pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, and one could also be linked to an increased risk of thyroid cancer, according to a new UCLA study.

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Polarization in Congress: Cable TV news might not be the culprit

Democrats and Republicans alike get most of their news from centrist news outlets – and will often change the channel to watch a news program that challenges their ideology, according to one new study. 512 more words

Talkers

'Staggering' finding: Device helps reverse paralysis

Paralysis may not last forever anymore. In an experiment hailed as “staggering,” a team of researchers at the University of Louisville and the University of California-Los Angeles… 152 more words

Health

Into the Sports Vault: John Wooden

I was a little confused as to how I would categorize this into my collection: NBA or Sports. On one hand, he is inducted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (so I’m thinking NBA), but he only played and coached at the collegiate level (so I’m thinking Sports). 145 more words

Into The Sports Vault

Pedro & Me is UCLA's 2013-2014 Common Book

Judd Winick’s Pedro & Me: Friendship, Loss, and What I Learned is the 2013-2014 Common Book at the University of California, Los Angeles. Each year, a committee of faculty, students, and staff, and the university’s… 605 more words

Common Reading Program

Ben Shapiro Crashes UCLA Hearing, Anti-Israel Divestment Fails

William Bigelow reports:  Tuesday night, the UCLA Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC) considered a resolution calling for the university to divest from businesses that supposedly “profit from the Israeli occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.” 405 more words

Mediasphere

Verbal Pogrom at UCLA Divestment Hearing

AFTER EIGHT HOUR HATEFEST STUDENT SENATE VOTES DOWN DIVESTMENT RESOLUTION SEATTLE TALK SHOW HOST RUSHES TO HEARING – CALLS OUT ANTI-SEMITES

The UCLA Student Senate hosted an open hearing yesterday, offering students and alumni the opportunity to air their views on a divestment from Israel resolution sponsored by  1,032 more words

Israel