On Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, Patty Maysent, CEO at UC San Diego Health, made a phone call. Five days later, that plan resulted in the new Vaccination Super Station at Petco Park, which is now providing the COVID-19 vaccine to all health care workers in the region who are eligible for Phase IA-Tier categories
Chemicals used for vaping break down zipper-like junctions between cells in the gut, leading to chronic inflammation and potential for other health concerns.
UC San Diego Health’s lung, heart, kidney and liver transplant programs rank at the top nationally in the latest biannual Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) report. Innovative treatment and multi-disciplinary care contribute to the high rankings for one-year survival outcomes.
In a new study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health researchers report that the rate of firearm use by female nurses who die by suicide increased between 2014 to 2017.
Two weeks before his ninth birthday, Benjamin Herrera went to visit family and was surprised when his uncle offered to take him for a ride on an ATV. After donning helmets, the two took a quick loop around Benjamin’s grandmother’s ranch in Dulzura in rural southeast San Diego…
UC San Diego researchers report chemicals used for flavor in e-cigarette liquid negatively affect specialized proteins that support immune system.
While respiratory issues continue to be the most common symptom of a COVID-19 infection, new research indicates the disease could also be associated with an increased tendency of the blood to clot, leading to a higher risk of death from COVID-19.
When a nurse is asked why he or she chose to enter the profession, the common answer often revolves around the desire to make a difference. Nurses restore health and mend broken bones, welcome new life and provide support when life is lost. Now, they are on the frontlines of a pandemic.
U.S. News & World Report named University of California San Diego School of Medicine a top global university and ranked the divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology #1 in the world for research.
Two research teams at UC San Diego School of Medicine sought to understand sedentary lifestyles, with one study finding that even light physical activity, including just standing, can benefit health, and the other that Americans are sitting too much.