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First Real-time MRI-guided Brain Surgery for Parkinson’s in Southern California
December 16, 2014
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. Parkinson’s disease is a pr... (More)

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)

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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 ...
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 ...
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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