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UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Named One of Nation’s Top Heart Hospitals

UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.  The Truven study examined the performance of more than 1,000 hospitals by analyzing outcomes for patients with heart failure and heart attacks and for those who received coronary bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary interventions such as angioplasties.

October 03, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Blocking Tumor-Induced Inflammation Impacts Cancer Development

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report the discovery of microbial–dependent mechanisms through which some cancers mount an inflammatory response that fuels their development and growth.

October 03, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

UC San Diego Gorder Walk Raises Funds for Melanoma Research Oct. 6

Briana Bilbray is only 25, yet she is undergoing the fight of her life—against melanoma. In addition to waging a battle against the disease, Briana is also working to raise awareness of the risks of melanoma, particularly among young people.

October 03, 2012Events, Giving, Health, Giving, Health & Medicine, Events

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