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Theodore Friedmann, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine was named today one of three recipients of the 2015 Japan Prize, a prestigio ...
Features Eyal Raz, MD, Paul Insel, MD, Jihyung Lee, PhD, and Nicholas Webster, PhD
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As we age, medications affect us differently – prescription and over the counter. Some drugs become less effective while others become riskier. We talk to an expert to find out what to be aware of as ...
Calcium is critical for strong teeth and bones and a healthy brain. Dairy products are the most common source of calcium but you can find it in variety of foods for a diverse, delicious, calcium-rich ...
Male sexual health is more complicated than those commercials on TV suggest. There are issues about cardiovascular disease, fertility, reversible treatments, supplements and something called “manopaus ...
Tis’ the season of resolutions but let’s face it, most well-intentioned resolutions collapse exhausted, sweaty and famished just weeks into that new gym membership. Help is at your fingertips with the ...
Of people over age 65 who fall and fracture a hip, 25 percent die within one year of their injuries. We asked Dr. Alexandra Schwartz to help us get to the bottom of this statistic and teach us how to ...
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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.
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To help get the word out that alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix, volunteers with the Southern California affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (SoCal NOFAS) are handing out “P ...
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A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine-led study suggests that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain o ...
Drugs have a shelf life. Make that, a health life. They decay, lose potency, sometimes even cause new problems when they get too old. Learn how to spot a drug gone bad and what to do about it.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have completed the first comprehensive survey of e-cigarettes for sale online and the results, they believe, underscore the co ...
The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) has selected Kelley Thompson to receive a 2014 PCFSN Community Leadership Award.
Adolescents with chronic diseases (ACD), such as cystic fibrosis, gastrointestinal disorders (including Crohn’s disease) and Type 1 diabetes, often find the transition of managing their health care ne ...
Experts answer whether exercise makes you smarter, should you worry about fluctuating blood pressure and can you lower cholesterol with diet alone.
Mesa High School team physician, David Bazzo, MD, with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, has implemented an educational program to teach young athletes and their families about concuss ...
Experts in the field of mindfulness will gather in San Diego from Feb. 7-9 to share the latest advancements in education, clinical care and research as it applies to the healthy development of youth t ...
Feeling depressed after the holidays? Not sure when to take an antihistamine versus a decongestant? Wondering why your newborn is turning yellow? Our experts are here to help!
UC San Diego Health System experts offer safety precautions to help parents and guardians make Halloween safe this year.
San Diegans will be reminded of the dangers of mixing alcohol and pregnancy thanks to a beverage coaster campaign led by the new Southern California chapter of the National Organization on Fetal Alcoh ...
Initial studies at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine indicate that a self-help treatment program for overweight children and their parents, guided by clinical experts, may be ...