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Cross Off That “To Do” List, Study Shows All Daily Activity Can Prolong Life


That “to do” list of chores and errands could actually provide a variety of health benefits, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics...
16-Nov-2017 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Renowned Surgeons Launch Acoustic Neuroma Program at UC San Diego Health


UC San Diego Health has expanded its treatment of rare brain tumors by launching a specialized program in the diagnosis and treatment of acoustic neuromas and complex skull base tumors. The new program will be led by Rick Friedman, MD, PhD, and Marc...
15-Nov-2017 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Epic Sharing within UC Health


In an unprecedented move, UC San Diego Health and UCI Health have formed a strategic partnership to increase operational efficiencies and decrease patient care costs by sharing a single electronic medical records (EMR) platform.
14-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A New Strategy for Prevention of Liver Cancer Development


Primary liver cancer is now the second leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, and its incidences and mortality are increasing rapidly in the United Stated. In late stages of the malignancy, there are no effective treatments or drugs....
13-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How Chronic Inflammation Tips the Balance of Immune Cells to Promote Liver Cancer


Chronic inflammation is known to drive many cancers, especially liver cancer. Researchers have long thought that’s because inflammation directly affects cancer cells, stimulating their division and protecting them from cell death. But University...
6-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Women Needed to Contribute to WISDOM for Breast Cancer Screening


The five University of California medical centers, including Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, have joined together to recruit 100,000 women in California to be part of WISDOM: a clinical trial to uncover whether annual mammograms are the...
6-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mapping the Microbiome of … Everything


In the Earth Microbiome Project, an extensive global team co-led by researchers at University of California San Diego, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory collected more than 27,000 samples...
30-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Zika Virus Infects Developing Brain by First Infecting Cells Meant to Defend Against It


Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Brazil, report that the Zika virus is transmitted from mother to fetus by infected cells that, ironically, will later develop into the brain’s first and...
27-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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