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Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive cancer known for drug resistance and relapse. In an effort to uncover new treatment strategies, researchers at University of California San Diego School o ...
While astronauts on long space missions do not experience a change in spinal disc height, the muscles supporting the spine weaken, find researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medi ...
There are many unanswered questions about the mechanisms that contribute to the onset of type 1 diabetes. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine hope to answer some of th ...
Viruses hijack the molecular machinery in human cells to survive and replicate, often damaging those host cells in the process. Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine ...
Although only 10 percent of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cases are hereditary, a significant number of them are caused by mutations that affect proteins that bind RNA, a type of genetic materia ...
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Health Features

N Equals One Podcast: What Makes Breast Milk Special?

In this episode, we talk about the benefits of breast milk and how it could hold the key to future drug development for chronic, adult diseases like inflammatory bowel disease.

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.
Men don't like seeing doctors, even for a simple exam. Here are 13 other best — and worst — reasons .
Selective seratonin reuptake inhibitors are a popular and effective treatment for depression and anxiety disorders but they must be taken with caution.
With the holidays fast approaching we asked three UC San Diego Health nutrition specialists for ideas on how to add a touch of lightness to holiday meals that will wow your guests without walloping th ...
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