Since late May 2020, a team of registered nurses in San Diego has taken part in efforts advocating for racial equity and social justice. After working hospital shifts, they work in communities, alongside protestors, at demonstrations taking place in response to the death of George Floyd and others attributed…
When COVID-19 officially became a pandemic in March 2020, the world and life as we knew it changed. Grocery store shelves emptied. Shelter-at-home orders were given. Fears about a previously unknown virus ran amok. For refugees living in San Diego, these challenges were magnified in a city they had just…
Zea Borok, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at University of California San Diego School of Medicine. Her first day is April 1, 2021.
Nineteen-year-old Gordon Ye is a second-year pre-med student at the University of California San Diego, with studies focused on computer science and biomedical computation; however, that last part wasn’t something he figured he would pursue as a career.
Researchers at UC San Diego Health see a possible way to detect heart disease through the eye.
When Jessica Vargas-Miranda was just 9 months old, she underwent open heart surgery after doctors determined she suffered from congenital heart disease. Two months later, she underwent heart surgery again. By the time she was 30, she had endured four open heart procedures.
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine use bacteriotherapy to improve symptoms of atopic dermatitis.
UC San Diego clinical trial suggests ivabradine may be effective in treating postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, a potential COVID-19 long-hauler symptom.
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.