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Recent News

4/17/2018
Roughly one in 10 women in the United States will experience depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The consequences, however, may extend to their children, report re ...
3/5/2018
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormone condition up to 10 percent of women have. It often contributes to metabolic problems. Read how a woman diagnosed as a teenager turned her medical condition into ...
2/5/2018
In approximately 15 percent of cases where couples are unable to conceive, the underlying cause of infertility is not known. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and in ...
1/23/2018
Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common hormone condition that contributes to infertility and metabolic problems, such as diabetes and heart disease, tend to have less diverse gut ba ...
9/1/2017
Jo-Anne Lesser retired and was looking forward to traveling with her husband but her plans were derailed by extreme abdominal pain. After months of unsuccessful treatment, an ultrasound revealed the c ...
5/1/2017
We’re celebrating moms with a new brunch menu for mothers who deliver their babies at Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health. Here are some brunch suggestions to help you celebrate moms and dads ...
3/21/2017
In a new study, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, University of Cyprus and Stanford University map the complex biological cascade caused by MIA: the expression ...
3/1/2017
Arriving not quite in time, Jessica Salzman delivered her baby right outside the Emergency Department doors. Months later, the Salzmans got a chance to reunite with their care team to share their grat ...
2/28/2017
This month we discuss low-level laser therapy for lower black pain, the chances of pregnancy during perimenopause and how to prevent urinary tract infections.
2/15/2017
A team of 18 University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers has developed a new tool to analyze an often overlooked aspect of cancer genetics — an alteratio ...
1/20/2017
The Independent Citizens Oversight Committee of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved a pair of $2 million awards to University of California San Diego School of Medic ...
11/17/2016
The average age of a woman giving birth for the first time has risen dramatically in the United States over the past 40 years, driven by factors like education or career. A new study by researchers at ...
11/9/2016
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine and the Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine have identified a blood test that may h ...
8/18/2016
Concerns over the Zika virus have focused on pregnant women due to mounting evidence that it causes brain abnormalities in developing fetuses. However, new research in mice suggests that certain adult ...
7/27/2016
The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently estimated at 1.3 million, this demographic is expected to quadruple by 2050. A new ...

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Our Physicians In the News
2/26/2018
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Mark Sawyer, MD

2/5/2018
ScienceDaily

​Features Heidi Cook-Andersen, MD, PhD

1/24/2018
The Bustle

​Features Varykina Thackray, PhD