Features Michael Karin, PhD, Roger Tsien, PhD, Jerrold Olefsky, MD, Theodore Friedmann, MD, Cedric Garland, DrPH, < ...
Approximately 84 million people in the United States suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, and about 720,000 Americans have a heart attack every year. To address these alarming statistics, ...
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UC San Diego Health System ranks among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 issue of "America’s Best Hospitals."
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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 aort ...
Experts at the UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) are now able to save patients from potentially fatal outcomes from blood clots, infected masses or foreign bodies from major cardiac b ...
UC San Diego Health System has been designated an Official U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center, joining a national network of leading medical providers selected by the United States Olympic Committee ...
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An international team of scientists, including researchers from the University of California, San Diego, report that the likely causative agent of Kawasaki disease (KD) in Japan is a windborne agent o ...
A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Norway, significantly refines the association, highlighting genetic risk factors associated ...
Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored UC San Diego Health System with an “A” – its top grade in ...
UC San Diego Cardiovascular Center recently implanted a new cardiac monitoring device in a patient that's the size of a paperclip and allows physicians to wirelessly monitor a patient's heart for abno ...
Three weeks after delivering her first child, Amanda began to suffer from extreme fatigue, headaches, a tight chest and stomach pain. An initial diagnosis of pneumonia changed for the worse: Amanda wa ...
In the first study of its type, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have looked at the health threat to pregnant women with a history of Kawasaki disease (KD), co ...
Experts answer whether exercise makes you smarter, should you worry about fluctuating blood pressure and can you lower cholesterol with diet alone.
Whole grains are the latest buzz in healthy eating. Here's a look at some popular grains, including some that are just coming to their own, with three recipes to help you incorporate them into your ev ...
A teenager with dangerously high cholesterol levels receives life-saving treatment to prevent cardiovascular disease through our outpatient therapeutic apheresis program – the only program of its kind ...
Rae Arnold is able to continue her love of traveling and spending time with her grandchildren thanks to several stent implantation procedures performed by the team of experts at UC San Diego Health Sy ...
We asked Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, a professor of medicine and cardiology and co-director of the UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center for a status report on heart disease and cardiovascular health.
For the last decade or so, in emergency rooms throughout the nation and world, doctors have come to rely upon a fast, simple blood test to measure a biomarker called B-type natriuretic peptide or BNP. ...