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9/22/2017
More than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 45 diverse spe ...
9/21/2017
Chronic tissue inflammation resulting from obesity is an underlying cause of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. But the mechanism by which this occurs has remained cloaked, until now. In a paper, ...
9/21/2017
Checkpoint inhibitor-based immunotherapy has been shown to be very effective in recurrent and metastatic head and neck cancer but only in a minority of patients. University of California San Diego Sch ...
9/20/2017
Researchers at University of San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool called the San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE) to assess an individual’s level of wisdom, based upon a conceptualizatio ...
9/19/2017
It is estimated that up to 75 percent of breast cancer survivors experience problems with cognitive difficulties following treatments, perhaps lasting years. Currently, few science-based options are a ...
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Health Features

N Equals One Podcast: Microbes as Medicine

Unlike antibiotics, which wipe out both harmful and beneficial bacteria, a new approach to treating eczema uses good bacteria to specifically fight off the bad.

9/18/2017
After a high school cheerleader injured her knee during a Friday night game, UC San Diego Health's free sports injury screening program for high school athletes helped get her back to her active lifes ...
9/7/2017
Two UC San Diego Health heart transplant patients recently had the unique opportunity to meet the families of their donors and are using the experience to shine a light on the importance of organ dona ...
9/1/2017
Jo-Anne Lesser retired and was looking forward to traveling with her husband but her plans were derailed by extreme abdominal pain. After months of unsuccessful treatment, an ultrasound revealed the c ...
9/1/2017
It's back to school time, which means time for questions. We asked O. Douglas Wilson, MD, pediatrician with UC San Diego Health, to address some common queries.
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In the News

9/20/2017
ScienceDaily

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

9/20/2017
Wired

​Features Sheri Hartman, PhD

9/20/2017
AP

​Features Razelle Kurzrock, MD

9/20/2017
Medcity News

​Features Thomas Savides, MD, CXO

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