On November 4, 2016, surgeons at UC San Diego Health performed the region’s first combined heart-liver transplant (CHLT). During the 10-hour surgery, 54-year old Frank “Sonny” Taitano received a healt ...
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To better understand why some people adapt well to life at high altitude while others don’t, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine studied red blood cells derived from r ...
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The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced today the election of two new members from University of California San Diego School of Medicine: James F. Sallis, PhD, Distinguished Professor and chi ...
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Removing plaque from clogged arteries is a common procedure that can save and improve lives. This treatment approach was recently made even safer and more effective with a new, high-tech catheter that ...
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In a novel controlled clinical trial, participants in a six-day Ayurvedic-based well-being program that featured a vegetarian diet, meditation, yoga and massages experienced measurable decreases in a ...
Ranked No. 1 in San Diego, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals have been recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-17. The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Ho ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine report that more than 1 in 3 atrial fibrillation (AF) patients at in ...
UC San Diego Health has been named by Becker’s Hospital Review to its 2016 list of “100 Great Hospitals in America.” The list is based on rankings and awards from reputable sources, such as Healthgrad ...
After their troop leader had a life-saving valve replacement, a group of Girl Scouts made heart pillows to help cardiac patients during their recovery process.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a new four-year, $3.7 million multidisciplinary research center to investigate the relationship between sedentar ...
To understand how people can live longer throughout the world, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have teamed up with colleagues at University of Rome La Sapienza to ...
One of the fastest growing medical specialties are hospitalists – physicians who spend their days and careers entirely focused upon treating hospitalized patients. Their impact, though, extends far be ...
When Beth Garcia was struck by a sharp pain in her chest she thought it was just a muscle cramp - she was wrong. Read more about signs of heart attack in women and why it’s better to “make a fuss” tha ...
Men and women experience hormonal changes during middle age that can affect their sexual health and relationships with partners. UC San Diego Health experts discuss what both genders can do to ensure ...
Nutrition Services has transformed their room service program and menu to offer locally sourced, high quality meals made to order for patients at Thornton Hospital and Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center a ...
Approximately 90 percent of Americans will develop high blood pressure at some time in their lives, putting them at significantly elevated risk for heart disease and stroke – the country’s first and f ...
A partnership with Temecula Valley Hospital, telemedicine and an innovative surgical approach saved a mother with a blood clot in a major brain vessel treated at UC San Diego Health’s comprehensive st ...
After a 27-year-old tragically died, his heart was donated to not one, but two people. Hear about the rare transplant - only performed 10 times worldwide - that united three families during an emotion ...
A hospital visit may be a time of stress for patients and visitors alike. Volunteers can help ease the occasion, sometimes by offering an ear (to listen); sometimes by offering an ear (to scratch).
We need sodium to function but too much can be a bad thing. Americans consume too much salt due to a diet heavy in processed foods. To help with reducing your daily sodium intake, here are three less ...