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Recent News

4/20/2015
Everday Health
Features Alexander Kuo, MD
4/6/2015
U-T San Diego
Features Sharon Ross, director, community outreach for Lifesharing
3/30/2015
Medical News Today
Features Ravindra Mehta, MD
3/2/2015
The Washington Post
Features Rohit Loomba, MD
3/2/2015
MedPage Today
Features David Wyles, MD
2/9/2015
Science 360
Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD, and Claude Sirlin, MD
2/3/2015
Between 5 and 8 million children in the United States have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), yet most cases go undiagnosed. To help address this issue, researchers at UC San Diego School of Me ...
1/20/2015
Roger Knott, a former Navy ship driver and volunteer on the USS Midway Museum, received a heart transplant on New Year’s Eve. It was the 54th heart transplant performed at UC San Diego Health System s ...
1/6/2015
When UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center opens in 2016, blood and marrow transplant patients will have rooms with panoramic views and leading-edge treatments such as stem cell-directed clinical transl ...
11/24/2014
Newsday
Features Jeffrey Schwimmer, MD
11/19/2014
High blood pressure and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are two emerging health problems related to the epidemic of childhood obesity. In a recent study, researchers at University of Californ ...
11/13/2014
Triclosan is an antimicrobial commonly found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items. Despite its widespread use, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Me ...
9/2/2014
Dysfunctional kidneys meant that San Diego police dispatcher Jeff Monis was regularly leashed to a dialysis machine until out of the blue a fellow officer made him an extraordinary offer that changed ...
8/18/2014
In a paper published online in Cancer Cell, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe a novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH and use it to demons ...
8/4/2014
NBC San Diego
Features UC San Diego Health System
7/14/2014
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."
6/30/2014
10News
Features UC San Diego Medical Center
6/27/2014
Ever have that feeling you're not alone? You're not. Trillions of microbes reside within your intestinal tract, for good and ill. UC San Diego scientists and physicians are discovering new ways to emp ...
4/15/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a mechanism that explains why people with the hepatitis C virus get liver disease and why the virus is able to ...
1/8/2014
Fox 5
Features UC San Diego Health System
1/8/2014
In October 2013, Louis Munoz donated one of his kidneys to William Lynch. The organ match would not have occurred without a bit of serendipity and a big love of football. Munoz and Lynch had been chil ...
12/10/2013
To create a better patient experience for people with chronic disease, UC San Diego Health System has implemented shared medical appointments, a pilot program to increase access to physicians and aid ...
10/25/2013
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say that, while a prevailing theory suggests elevated cellular levels of glucose ultimately result in diabetic kidney disease, ...
10/17/2013
Increased vitamin D levels may prevent a wide range of diseases, according to recent studies. However, some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individu ...
10/10/2013
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified 13 metabolites – small molecules produced by cellular metabolism – that are significantly different in patient ...
9/19/2013
The Take Away
Features Alexander Kuo, MD
9/28/2012
Brothers Paul and Bill Coari have been sharing wilderness adventures every summer since Bill donated his kidney to his brother more than 10 years ago. But this summer’s journey was a bit more memorabl ...
1/6/2012
The Medical News
Featuring Alan Hemming, MD
1/5/2012
KPBS
Featuring Alan Hemming, MD

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