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 ...
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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.
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The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at UC San Diego Health is the only one in the region to provide a multi-disciplinary team with extensive knowledge in congenital heart disease and help patie ...
UC San Diego Health performed its 4,000th pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), a lifesaving surgery to clear the lung’s arteries of scar-like tissue that robs patients of their ability to breathe.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that a diet low in free sugars (those added to foods and beverages and occurring naturally in fruit juices) resulted in signi ...
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.
On October 29, 2018 the Cardiovascular Institute at UC San Diego Health performed its 50th heart transplant of the year. The patient, 52-year-old Nate Jackson, will spend Thanksgiving with family, fri ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and international collaborators have evidence that Kawasaki Disease (KD) does not have a sing ...
UC San Diego Health has been named “HealthCare’s Most Wired” by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The mission of the CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired program is to elev ...
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 ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have unraveled new insights into the way cells leverage G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and their cellular waste disposal syste ...
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 ...
UC San Diego Health and its medical and surgical specialties have again been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 2018-19.
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 ...
Our experts discuss if Mother Nature affects blood pressure, what it means if you have lupus and the causes of hiccups.
Our experts discuss secondhand e-cigarette vapor, the difference between a heart attack and heart burn, and the dangers of sampling makeup at the cosmetics counter.
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 ...