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Obese Children’s Brains More Responsive to Sugar
December 11, 2014
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. Published online in International Journal of Obesity, the study does... (More)

Thomas Savides, MD, Named Chief Experience Officer for UC San Diego Health System
December 08, 2014
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 car... (More)

Typhoid Mary, Not Typhoid Mouse
December 04, 2014
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 la... (More)

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Health Features

12/10/2014
Anna Kulidjian
UC San Diego Health System surgeons removed a large tumor from a man’s leg without using blood transfusions. More than half the patient’s blood was drained from the growth and recirculated into his bo ...
11/10/2014
Volunteers
Exceptional health care goes beyond the professional expertise of doctors and staff. It often includes the care of volunteers who run lab errands, provide music therapy or offer a sympathetic ear or a ...
11/10/2014
fruits and vegetables
Vitamin B plays a big role in our overall well-being and the good news is that it’s readily available in the foods we eat every day. Learn more about vitamin B and get some recipe ideas fit for the ho ...
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UC San Diego Health System In The News
12/17/2014
The Daily Post-Athenian
Features Barry Lebowitz, PhD, and Daniel Sewell, MD
12/16/2014
Vancouver Desi
Features Marc Schuckit, MD
12/16/2014
HealthCanal
Features David Barba, MD, Clark Chen, MD, PhD, and Bob Carter, MD, PhD
12/15/2014
U-T San Diego
Features Napoleone Ferrara, MD, and Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD
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