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With microbial resistance to antibiotics growing into a major global health crisis, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with national research instit ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer. Their epidemiological study is published i ...
Neglected tropical diseases are a group of chronic and disabling parasitic infections that primarily affect poor and underserved communities. These diseases affect more than 1 billion people globally, ...
The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in ...
Patients at UC San Diego Health can now read the medical notes signed by their primary care physician. This move toward transparency is part of an international trend to make patients feel more in con ...
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N Equals One Podcast: Powered by Chemo

Despite a diagnosis of stage IV pancreatic cancer and ongoing chemotherapy, Mike Levine competed in one of the most grueling of physical competitions: the Ironman World Championship.

Our experts answer your questions on everything from headaches to tummy aches. This month, our experts discuss how facial bones change with age, eye floaters and if childbirth causes pelvic floor diso ...
Sidney Zisook, MD, a psychiatrist at UC San Diego Health and professor of psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine, talks about different types of depression as well as available treatment option ...
Salads are an easy way to get vegetables into your diet but not all salads are created equal in terms of health and nutrition. Our expert shares tips on building a fulfilling and healthful salad: from ...
Over-the-counter medications are designed to be broadly safe and healthful but can sometimes be problematic for patients undergoing chemotherapy, masking symptoms, affecting dosages and even increasin ...
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Eat This, Not That!

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