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UC San Diego Health System Among “Most Wired Advanced” in Nation

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UC San Diego Health System is among the nation’s “Most Wired Advanced” hospitals, according to new findings released by Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN), a publication of the American Hospital Association.
21-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Parents Rank Their Obese Children as “Very Healthy”

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine-led study suggests that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity in...
21-Jul-2014 1:25 PM EDT

Acute Glaucoma Discovered to be an Inflammatory Disease

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Sun Yat-sen University in China have shown that acute glaucoma in mice is largely an inflammatory disease and that high pressure in the eye causes vision loss by setting...
11-Jul-2014 5:20 PM EDT

Charles E. Daniels to be Honored for His Leadership in Health-System Pharmacy

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The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) has named Charles E. Daniels, PhD, FASHP, as the recipient of the 2014 John W. Webb Lecture Award.
9-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Minimally Invasive Heart Stents Prove Safer

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the safety benefits of aortic stent grafts inserted during minimally invasive surgery to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms – weaknesses in the body's largest...
8-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

New Approach to Remove Blood Clots

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Experts at the UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) are now able to save patients from potentially fatal outcomes from blood clots, infected masses or foreign bodies from major cardiac blood vessels without performing open-heart...
9-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Rapid Surgical Innovation Puts Patients at Risk for Medical Errors

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Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006 – the peak year that teaching hospitals nationwide embraced the pursuit of minimally invasive robotic...
26-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

New Reprogramming Method Makes Better Stem Cells

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A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Salk Institute for Biological Studies has shown for the first time that stem cells created using different methods...
26-Jun-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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