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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response and remission in patients wit ...

​Features Sheila Crowe, MD

Live Science

​Features Siddarth Singh, MD

Science Newsline

​Features Jason Sicklick, MD

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic provide the first evidence that the Hedgehog signaling pathway is central to the formation of gastrointestinal stro ...
After overindulging at the buffet table you might think you have indigestion. Mark W. Onaitis, MD, tells us how to know when indigestion may actually be a more serious medical condition and the treatm ...

​Features William Sandborn, MD

San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Santiago Horgan, MD

Combining multiple non-invasive measures, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine describe a novel method to quantify the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ( ...
A surgical team at UC San Diego Health has completed the first series of operations with a novel surgical system that can remove a diseased gallbladder through a single incision hidden in the belly bu ...
Becker's ASC Review

​Features Santiago Horgan, MD

Huffington Post

​Features Andrew Lowy, MD


​Features Sunil Advani, MD, and Stephen Adams, PhD

Physician-scientists with Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health have been leading the way in pancreatic cancer care by investigating new therapies as well as offering innovative clinical trials ...
Many types of cancer become drug resistant, making them difficult to treat. Researchers with University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have identified a strategy t ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine discovered a pattern of microbes indicative of IBD in dogs. With more than 90 percent accuracy, the team used that information to p ...
Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that a form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that non-invasively measures fat density in the liver corresponds wi ...
Constipation affects roughly 42 million Americans. Pregnant women, older adults and people taking certain medications are most at risk. Learn about steps you can take to get things moving again.
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers are expanding the American Gut Project into Asia. The goal of American Gut, the world’s largest crowdfunded citizen science project, i ...
While investigating a potential therapeutic target for the ERK1 and 2 pathway, a widely expressed signaling molecule known to drive cancer growth in one third of patients with colorectal cancer, Unive ...
Colorectal cancer is among the most deadly cancers in the United States. However, advances in early detection and treatment are enabling many sufferers to beat this foe. Samuel Eisenstein, MD, provide ...
One way to start fresh in the New Year is to juice: replacing at least one meal with a blended vegetable and fruit concoction. It can be an effective, healthy way to lose pounds and feel fitter with r ...
Research shows you and your dog are inhabited by similar microbes. Now you can both participate in scientific studies to help UC San Diego researchers learn more about how living with a dog affects hu ...
Constipation is a serious health problem that won't go away. Too little dietary fiber is the main culprit but here are 13 other causes.
In an effort to better understand inflammatory bowel disease and develop new, more effective treatments, UC San Diego Health System opened an IBD biobank to collect patient samples and further scienti ...
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 ...
After a mother of two was in horrific pain, lost her sense of taste and her hair started falling out, she was referred to UC San Diego Health System and diagnosed with a rare disease called Cronkhite- ...
Listen to your body: sometimes it's trying to tell you something is wrong. Here are 10 symptoms you shouldn't ignore.
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