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6/15/2017
University of California San Diego School of Medicine has entered a five-year strategic partnership with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnso ...
6/14/2017
Smithsonian Magazine

​Features Rob Knight, PhD, and Pieter Dorrestein, PhD

6/12/2017
ScienceDaily

​Features Mark Valasek, MD, PhD, and Andrew Lowy, MD

6/12/2017
Toronto Sun

​Features Sheila Crowe, MD

6/7/2017
Lesions of the appendix are being over diagnosed as invasive cancer, report University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers in a paper published June 7 in the journal PLOS ONE.
5/22/2017
Liver cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of mortality worldwide and approximately half of those deaths are due to alcohol abuse. Yet apart from alcohol abstinence, there are no specific treatments to ...
4/4/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with a cohort of clinical collaborators from across the United States, have demonstrated the impact of low and high birth weights ...
2/24/2017
Screening for colorectal cancer doesn't have to involve the C word. Samir Gupta, MD, gastroenterologist, explains your options.
2/24/2017
Larry Smarr needed surgery. His surgeon performed the procedure twice: the first time on his virtual self. A look at the possible future of surgery.
10/26/2016
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 ...
6/30/2016
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.