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Video Tour of Jacobs Medical Center

 

Take a video tour of UC San Diego Health's newest option for childbirth. Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla will provide the latest in advanced technology for pregnancy care and childbirth.

Recent News

2/15/2017
A team of 18 University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers has developed a new tool to analyze an often overlooked aspect of cancer genetics — an alteratio ...
1/20/2017
The Independent Citizens Oversight Committee of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved a pair of $2 million awards to University of California San Diego School of Medic ...
11/17/2016
The average age of a woman giving birth for the first time has risen dramatically in the United States over the past 40 years, driven by factors like education or career. A new study by researchers at ...
11/9/2016
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine and the Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine have identified a blood test that may h ...
10/28/2016
This month, we ask our experts’ advice about how to know when to go to the emergency department or urgent care, what’s considered a low risk birth and when to know if you need an Epi-pen.
9/6/2016
This month we discuss what to do when your child has outgrown a pediatrician, how to address computer vision symdrome, and what you should know about hot flashes.
8/18/2016
Concerns over the Zika virus have focused on pregnant women due to mounting evidence that it causes brain abnormalities in developing fetuses. However, new research in mice suggests that certain adult ...
7/27/2016
The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently estimated at 1.3 million, this demographic is expected to quadruple by 2050. A new ...
6/30/2016
In this month’s Corner Clinic, our experts talk about why contestants from a television weight loss show regain the pounds, if women need to worry about toxic shock syndrome and if too much exercise c ...
6/9/2016
Progress in the fight against the Zika virus is being driven by researchers at UC san Diego Health.
5/19/2016
IBM's World Community Grid and scientists from Brazil, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have launc ...
5/10/2016
A new technology in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UC San Diego Health is able to predict the risk of life-threatening infections up to 24 hours before they appear in severely premature or ...
5/6/2016
For the first time, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have determined one way Zika virus infection can damage developing brain cells. The study, published May 6 in C ...
4/29/2016
UC San Diego Health has one of the lowest C-section rates in San Diego County. Having one C-section doesn't mean you will need one with future pregnancies. Learn more about C-sections and vaginal birt ...
2/1/2016
In a small pilot study, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai determined that a simple swab to transfer vaginal microbes fro ...

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Our Physicians In the News
2/15/2017
Medical Xpress

​Features Joe Delaney, PhD, and Dwayne Stupack, PhD

2/13/2017
AARP News

​Features Aladdin Shadyab, PhD

2/7/2017
CBS 8

​Features Marites Arendon, RN

2/6/2017
The Medical News

​Features Robert Tukey, PhD, and Shujuan Chen, PhD

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