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Two different UC San Diego research teams identified the same molecule — αvβ5 integrin — as Zika virus’ key to brain cell entry. They found ways to take advantage of the integrin to both block Zika vi ...
Researchers say a gene known to be a biomarker of age plays a key role in age-associated functional and anatomical aging in mouse retinas, a finding that has direct relevance to age-related eye diseas ...
Using novel imaging technologies, researchers produce first whole-brain atlas at single-cell resolution, revealing how alcohol addiction and abstinence remodel neural physiology and function in mice.
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that patients with prostate cancer assigned to eat seven or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily saw no extra protectio ...
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified how THC from marijuana accelerates cancer growth in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive head and neck cancer.
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N Equals One Podcast: All About Endometriosis

Patient Monica Cain shares her personal journey living with endometriosis, and Sanjay Agarwal, MD, talks about all this debilitating condition, including the first new drug in a decade that is becoming a game changer.

Sheila Mody, MD, director of the Division of Family Planning, helps patients choose the best intrauterine devices (IUDs) for their unique birth control needs by taking into account what’s most importa ...
Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health offers molecular testing and precision medicine to help patients with stage IV lung cancer manage their cancer as a chronic disease.
When applying Samin Nosrat’s “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat” to your cooking, follow these four guidelines to keep your meals healthy while making them delicious.
UC San Diego Health experts talk about the dangerous health effects of vaping and what physicians and parents can do to better address the epidemic.
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Optometry Today

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