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2/13/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health have discovered that a chemical compound that activates ATF6, a gene associated wit ...
2/8/2018
Ever wonder why obese bodies burn less calories or why dieting often leads to a plateau in weight loss? In both cases the body is trying to defend its weight by regulating energy expenditure. In a pap ...
2/7/2018
Treating obese mice with catestatin (CST), a peptide naturally occurring in the body, showed significant improvement in glucose and insulin tolerance and reduced body weight, report University of Cali ...
2/6/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found a significant number of children across four regions in the United States were determined to have fetal alcohol spectrum diso ...
2/6/2018
UC San Diego Health has been selected by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 561 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), ensuring as many as 10.5 million Medicare beneficiaries acr ...
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N Equals One Podcast: You’re more than what’s coded in your DNA

We talk to Dave Gorkin, PhD, about how our epigenetics — chemical modifications to our genes — can change over time and influence our susceptibility to disease.

1/3/2018
Yahir Santiago-Lastra, MD, a urologist trained in neuro-urology and pelvic reconstruction, explains why offering a transitional urology program can increase compliance with disease management and redu ...
1/3/2018
A lab at UC San Diego School of Medicine is currently investigating possible interventions to help prevent and treat hypoxic kidney injuries for kidney transplant patients.
12/21/2017
A rare brain tumor inspires a patient to become part of the treatment team for those diagnosed with acoustic neuromas.
12/21/2017
Ketamine, a medication originally developed as an anesthetic drug, is now being used to address treatment-resistant depression.
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2/14/2018
Healio

​Features Ehtisham Mahmud, MD

2/14/2018
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Pam Taub, MD

2/13/2018
Live Science

​Features Kim Barrett, PhD

2/13/2018
Tribune-Review

​Features Sandip Patel, MD

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