New technology from Cydar is allowing UC San Diego Health surgeons to repair aneurysms previously deemed inoperable.
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Our experts answer your questions on everything from headaches to tummy aches. This month, our experts discuss the alkaline water hype, how to beat insomnia and the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids.
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In a Phase III clinical trial, the drug volanesorsen significantly reduced blood fat (triglyceride) levels in participants with a rare disease called familial chylomicronemia syndrome; finding could a ...
The heart transplant program at UC San Diego Health has demonstrated the best one-year survival rate for patients in the United States among health care providers with a volume of more than 50 heart t ...
UC San Diego Health has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual “Best Hospitals” rankings are designed to assist patients and their doctor ...
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University of California San Diego School of Medicine scientists say the loss of a single gene two to three million years ago in our ancestors may have resulted in a heightened risk of cardiovascular ...
Zebrafish, a pet shop staple, may hold the clue for how hearts can heal from damage.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found higher blood pressure and pesticide exposures in children associated with a heightened pesticide spraying period around the M ...
Our experts answer your questions on everything from headaches to tummy aches. This month, our experts discuss skin whiteners, sports physicals and aspirin for heart conditions.
Serious physical challenges like illness or injury can affect mental health. UC San Diego Health experts say treating both can speed recovery. But coping is an art that takes different forms for each ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found using blood thinners in patients with worsening heart failure, coronary artery disease and irregular heart rhythms was associ ...
The NASA Twins Study is the most comprehensive integrated multi-omics, molecular, physiological, and behavioral analysis of how the human body responds to space flight to date. Study results were publ ...
Patients who suffer from VF live in constant fear of triggering a cardiac event, which can only be treated with an automated external defibrillator and which can become fatal in mere seconds. But a ne ...
The Step Family Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Wellness center celebrates its first birthday with 283 graduates. It’s one of the largest cardiac rehabilitation programs in the nation and is doing innov ...
Eighty percent of strokes — and their consequences — are preventable if you take certain action and recognize the symptoms. Here's your checklist.
Nate Jackson recently received a new heart for the New Year. Learn how UC San Diego Health, one of the top performing transplant centers in the country, has given Nate a new lease on life.
Sarah Gibson started swimming at age five with one goal: the Olympic Games. Born with a heart condition, she is now working with UC San Diego Health to accomplish her goals in the pool and trade her s ...
Choosing your health care provider is a big choice. It helps determine who you see for everyday health concerns and perhaps specialists in the future. Consider these helpful tips during open enrollmen ...
When a 24-year-old man suffers a massive heart attack while riding his bike, emergency physicians on the scene start CPR. Then paramedics, lifeguards and an emergency room team work to save his life.
Alexandra Salcedo, RD, shows us how to make a delicious dish of steam-grilled cod with chanterelle mushrooms in the newly opened Step Family Cardiac Wellness and Rehabilitation Center kitchen at Jacob ...