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UC San Diego Health and Eisenhower Health Affiliation Expands Cancer Services in Coachella Valley


UC San Diego Health and Eisenhower Health signed a five-year affiliation agreement to expand cancer services for residents of Coachella Valley. Starting in January 2018, as a member of the UC San Diego Health Cancer Network, patients of Eisenhower...
11-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Map Druggable Genomic Targets in Evolving Malaria Parasite


Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues across the country and around the world, have used whole genome analyses and chemogenetics to identify new drug targets and resistance genes in 262 parasite cell...
8-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Polygenic Hazard Score Predicts When Men Develop Prostate Cancer

An international team, led by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has developed and validated a genetic tool for predicting age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer, a disease that kills more than 26,000...
11-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Health Receives Certification for Second Comprehensive Stroke Center


Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla recently received certification from the Joint Commission to be a Comprehensive Stroke Center. This certification is in addition to the existing accreditation at UC San Diego Medical Center in...
8-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Molecular Mapping Made Easy


Every day, every inch of skin on your body comes into contact with thousands of molecules — from food, cosmetics, sweat, the microbes that call your skin home. Now researchers can create interactive 3D maps that show where each molecule lingers on...
18-Dec-2017 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Medications Alone Don’t Help Smokers Quit


Pharmaceutical interventions are routinely prescribed to help people quit smoking. However, a new study by University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers suggests that, despite promising results in clinical trials, smoking...
20-Dec-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Plain Cigarette Packaging May Reduce Incorrect Impression of Product’s Safety


An online survey of 900 consumers of three of the United States’ most popular cigarette brands suggests that adopting standardized cigarette packing may reduce consumers’ misconceptions that some cigarettes are less harmful than others, reports...
18-Dec-2017 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Health Honored for Providing High-Quality Care to Medicare Advantage Patients


UC San Diego Health has been recognized with top scores for providing high-quality care to Medicare Advantage patients by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a statewide nonprofit group committed to high-value, integrated care that improves...
13-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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