With 33 states and the District of Columbia having legalized medical marijuana, it was inevitable that there would be much talk of its therapeutic benefits, real or imagined. But lost in the equally inevitable hype has been hard scientific proof.
New technology from Cydar is allowing UC San Diego Health surgeons to repair aneurysms previously deemed inoperable.
The T. Denny Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego will investigate the neurological basis of compassion, design a compassion-focused medical curriculum and develop new methods to protect and promote the well-being of current clinicians and their patients.
Adolescent depression increases with exposure to pesticides, a study in the Ecuadorian Andes shows.
Zebrafish, a pet shop staple, may hold the clue for how hearts can heal from damage.
A new study shows California sexual harassment rates above national average.
Exposure to glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup, correlates to more severe cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
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 new procedure developed at UC San Diego Health is now presenting an alternative: a curative procedure.