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Fear, Safety and the Role of Sleep in Human PTSD

The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System in a...
26-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Finding Keys to Glioblastoma Therapeutic Resistance

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found one of the keys to why certain glioblastomas – the primary form of a deadly brain cancer – are resistant to drug therapy. The answer lies not in the DNA...
25-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Aspirin, Take Two

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In a new paper, published this week in the online early edition of PNAS, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine conclude that aspirin has a second effect: Not only does it kill cyclooxygenase, thus preventing...
18-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Happiness in Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as happy as those in good physical and mental health according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of...
18-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

New Mouse Model Points to Therapy for Liver Disease

In a paper published online in Cancer Cell, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe a novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH and use it to demonstrate that interference with a key inflammatory...
18-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

New Blood: Tracing the Beginnings of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

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In a paper published online this week in Nature, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine elaborate upon a crucial signaling pathway and the role of key proteins, which may help clear the way to generate HSCs from...
13-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Improves with MRI Technology

Oncologists at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are the first in San Diego to meld MRI technology with a traditional ultrasound prostate exam to create a three-dimensional map of the prostate that allows physicians to view growths that were...
12-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Novel Study Maps Infant Brain Growth In First Three Months of Life Using MRI Technology

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the University of Hawaii demonstrates a new approach to measuring early brain development of infants, resulting in more accurate whole brain...
7-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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UCSD Expert Available to Discuss New IBD Treatment Options

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21-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

@UCSDHealth Cardiologist Available to Discuss Former President's Artery Blockage

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17-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

UCSD Moores Cancer Center Experts Available to Speak About Angelina Jolie's Recent Surgery

14-May-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Incontinence, Prolapse

Many women suffer needlessly from urinary incontinence, uterine prolapse or vaginal wall prolapse. Dr. Nager believes that female urinary incontinence and pelvic prolapse are very treatable conditions. U.S. News & World Report has named Dr. Nager...
3-Apr-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Chief of Sports Medicine Available to Discuss Kevin Ware Injury

2-Apr-2013 2:30 PM EDT

Experts Ready to Tackle Super Bowl Injury Questions

31-Jan-2013 3:00 PM EST

UCSD Cancer Expert Disagrees with Recent MD Anderson Research

Catheryn Yashar, MD, radiation oncologist at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center and a pioneer in breast brachytherapy is available to offer perspective on the effectiveness of breast brachytherapy – a shorter course of radiation treatment for...
2-May-2012 12:30 PM EDT

Brachytherapy Expert Available

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UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center expert available to discuss controversial topic of breast brachytherapy.
10-Apr-2012 12:20 PM EDT

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