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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Greater Risk of Diabetes

An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be at much greater risk of developing diabetes. The findings...
19-Apr-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Variants in Non-Coding DNA Contribute to Inherited Autism Risk

In recent years, researchers have firmly established that gene mutations appearing for the first time, called de novo mutations, contribute to approximately one-third of cases of autism spectrum disorder. In a new study, a team led by scientists at...
19-Apr-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Clinical Trial Tests Tattoo Sensor as Needleless Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Patients

A phase I clinical trial at UC San Diego Health is testing the accuracy of a needleless glucose monitor that adheres to the skin like a temporary tattoo to read blood sugar levels. The sensor was developed by University of California San Diego...
19-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Find Resilience Counteracts Effects of Childhood Abuse and Neglect on Health

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have determined that psychological resilience has a positive effect on health outcomes for people living with schizophrenia. This is the first study to quantitatively assess the...
13-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mother’s Depression Might Do the Same to Her Child’s IQ

Roughly one in 10 women in the United States will experience depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The consequences, however, may extend to their children, report researchers at University of California San Diego...
12-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Center for AIDS Research Funding Renewed for an Old and On-Going Fight

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded a five-year, $15 million grant to the San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) at UC San Diego, renewing support that extends back to an original establishing grant in 1994—the...
16-Apr-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Health Defines Head and Neck Cancer, Risks and Treatments

Head and neck cancer experts from UC San Diego Health define head and neck cancer and treatment options and explain risk factors, including smoking and HPV, as well as screening and prevention.
6-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Negative Fateful Life Events and the Brains of Middle-Aged Men

Conflict, a death in the family, financial hardship and serious medical crises are all associated with accelerated physical aging. In a new study, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that such negative...
5-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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