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First Real-time MRI-guided Brain Surgery for Parkinson’s in Southern California

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Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System are the first in Southern California to implant a deep brain stimulator (DBS) in a patient with Parkinson’s disease using real-time 3-D magnetic resonance image (MRI) guidance.
16-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Obese Children’s Brains More Responsive to Sugar

A new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine finds that the brains of obese children literally light up differently when tasting sugar.
11-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

Thomas Savides, MD, Named Chief Experience Officer for UC San Diego Health System

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Thomas Savides, MD has been named as the first Chief Experience Officer at UC San Diego Health System. In the newly created role, Savides will be responsible for the strategy, leadership and implementation of the plan to improve the total health...
8-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Typhoid Mary, Not Typhoid Mouse

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The bacterium Salmonella Typhi causes typhoid fever in humans, but leaves other mammals unaffected. Researchers at University of California, San Diego and Yale University Schools of Medicine now offer one explanation — CMAH, an enzyme that humans...
1-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

UC San Diego Awarded 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Distinction for Safety and Quality

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For the second time, The Leapfrog Group has named UC San Diego Health System to its annual list of Top Hospitals. Awarded to hospitals nationwide for demonstrating excellence in hospital safety and quality, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is an...
3-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group Sign Affiliation

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UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group are pleased to announce a comprehensive affiliation that will enhance the depth and quality of multi-specialty health care services and clinical trials available to patients in...
1-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Vegetable Oil Ingredient Key to Destroying Gastric Disease Bacteria

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The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is strongly associated with gastric ulcers and cancer. To combat the infection, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Jacobs School of Engineering developed LipoLLA, a therapeutic...
25-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Obese Children Burdened by More Than Weight

High blood pressure and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are two emerging health problems related to the epidemic of childhood obesity. In a recent study, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine sought to...
19-Nov-2014 12:30 PM EST

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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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