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UC San Diego Health System, Scripps Health Partner in Hospice Care, Training and Research

UC San Diego Health System and Scripps Health are partnering to provide improved continuity of patient care, fellowship training and research in hospice and palliative medicine. Under a new five-year agreement, Scripps will work with UC San Diego to...
22-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Breast Tumor Stiffness and Metastasis Risk Linked by Molecule’s Movement


Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have discovered a molecular mechanism that connects breast tissue stiffness to tumor metastasis and poor prognosis. The study may inspire new...
20-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Falsified Medicines Taint Global Supply

The threat of falsified medications, also referred to as counterfeit, fraudulent, and substandard, can be quite real, yet the full scope and prevalence of the problem is poorly understood, say researchers at University of California, San Diego...
16-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Overnight Fasting May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk in Women

A decrease in the amount of time spent eating and an increase in overnight fasting reduces glucose levels and may reduce the risk of breast cancer among women, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the journal...
14-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Artificial Blood Vessel Lets Researchers Better Assess Clot Removal Devices

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have created an in vitro, live-cell artificial vessel that can be used to study both the application and effects of devices used to extract life-threatening blood clots in the...
17-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Smokers Who Use E-Cigarettes Less Likely to Quit

The increase in use of e-cigarettes has led to heated debates between opponents who question the safety of these devices and proponents who claim the battery-operated products are a useful cessation tool. In a new study, University of California,...
14-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Genetics Overlap Found Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have found genetic overlap between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and two significant cardiovascular disease risk factors: high levels of...
16-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Golgi Trafficking Controlled by G-Proteins

A family of proteins called G proteins are a recognized component of the communication system the human body uses to sense hormones and other chemicals in the bloodstream and to send messages to cells. In work that further illuminates how cells...
9-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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