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9/17/2019
Two surgical procedures used to repair vaginal prolapse — hysterectomy and employing mesh support that preserves the uterus — have comparable clinical outcomes after three years, according to new data ...
9/3/2019
A new University of California San Diego School of Medicine study links changes in the gene for the protein focal adhesion kinase, or FAK, to ovarian cancer’s ability to survive chemotherapy.
6/26/2019
Our experts answer questions on everything from headaches to tummy aches. This month, our experts discuss when kids should transition from liquid medicine to pills, earbud safety tips and when vaginal ...
5/14/2019
A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego State University and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology found that the age and sex of ...
4/25/2019
An internet-based camera fastened on the bedside in our NICU allows loved ones to log into a secure account from their laptops, tablets or smart phones for live video streaming.
3/5/2019
Novel study to investigate how sexual trauma increases HIV susceptibility in women.
12/20/2018
A woman’s ability to plan for child birth is essential to her health, education and career, says UC San Diego Health pharmacist Sally Rafie, PharmD, who is leading several projects to help make birth ...
12/10/2018
Linda Brubaker, MD, urogynecologist, talks about the emerging science of the urobiome and its implications for human health, including UTI, urinary incontinence and bladder over-activity.
11/27/2018
Researchers find that specific complex breast milk sugars sometimes inhibit, sometimes promote gastrointestinal infections and response.
11/1/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Kaiser Permanente have discovered that mothers who breastfed a child or children for six months or more are at lower risk for d ...
10/8/2018
On Monday, October 15, UC San Diego Health will open a new comprehensive health center located at 16950 Via Tazon in Rancho Bernardo. Described as a “clinic of the future,” the new 57,000 square foot ...
10/2/2018
Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are complex carbohydrates that are highly abundant and unique to human milk. Accumulating evidence indicates that exposure to HMOs in the postnatal period has both i ...
8/31/2018
Prenatal alcohol exposure is the leading preventable cause of birth defects in the US, and a recent study by UC San Diego found the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is as high, or ...
8/26/2018
To better understand how much marijuana or constituent compounds actually get into breast milk and how long it remains, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine conducted a ...
6/15/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggest higher levels of vitamin D are associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer. Their epidemiological study is published i ...

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11/5/2019
FOX 5

​Features Frederic Kolb, MD, Christopher Reid, MD, Sarah Blair, MD, and Anne Wallace, MD

11/5/2019
KUSI

​Features Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

11/4/2019
Wall Street Journal

​Features Lars Bode, PhD

10/29/2019
Reuters

​Cites research at UC San Diego School of Medicine