It was Halloween 2019 when Gene Yeo and Corina Antal learned they were going to have twin girls. They also learned that day that their daughters were monoamniotic (MoMo) twins, which means the fetuses shared a single placenta and amniotic sac.
“A wonderful blessing” is how Donna Beifus describes the partnership between UC San Diego Health and Father Joe’s Villages, a non-profit organization serving more than 13,500 San Diegans each year who are experiencing homelessness and poverty.
Joe and Helen Davis began experiencing cold-like symptoms after returning to San Diego from the Midwest. The married couple of 35 years had traveled halfway across the country to help Helen’s elderly mother. “She was in desperate need of our support and we just had to be there for her,” said Helen.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are launching a pair of studies to answer critical questions regarding the roles COVID-19 may play in breast milk and pregnancy.
In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine confirmed the findings of previous pilot studies that found an association between human milk concentrations and infant weight and body composition.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Mather Institute, developed a method to enhance resilience and reduce subjective stress in residents living in senior housing communities.
On a recent sunny day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, a team of specialized zookeepers collected breast milk samples from two female elephants nursing their 1-year-old calves. Unlike the mechanical breast pumps used by human mothers, or the machines employed by dairy cow farmers, the process requires…
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found the main characteristics of loneliness in a senior housing community and the strategies residents use to overcome it.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.
A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that the presence of and search for meaning in life are important for health and well-being, though the relationships differ in adults younger and older than age 60.