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Pepper and Halt: Spicy Chemical May Inhibit Gut Tumors

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that dietary capsaicin – the active ingredient in chili peppers – produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a...
28-Jul-2014 1:10 PM EDT

Birthday Matters for Wiring-Up the Brain’s Vision Centers

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have evidence suggesting that neurons in the developing brains of mice are guided by a simple but elegant birth order rule that allows them to find and form their proper...
29-Jul-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Novel Technologies Advance Brain Surgery to Benefit Patients

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove...
24-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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

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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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