A young patient lies in a hospital bed in the intensive care unit (ICU) connected to a mechanical breathing machine that will perform basic functions his body can no longer do. He is a vaper, and his experience is becoming increasingly common in hospitals across the nation.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, as well as a diverse team of cardiologists and physicists, developed a machine learning algorithm to predict the life expectancy in heart failure patients.
UC San Diego Health opens a new clinic in Eastlake that offers express care and imaging capabilities with primary care opening late 2019.
In the cold and dark hours of an early September morning, a family gathered to grieve around the hospital bed of a loved one. His name was Robin Cervantes. He had recently celebrated his 54th birthday. He was the father of seven and a captain with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department for nearly 32 years.
More than 120 UC San Diego Health physicians have been named “Top Docs” in the 2019 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey, an annual opportunity for doctors across the region to vote for much-admired colleagues.
Two surgical procedures used to repair vaginal prolapse — hysterectomy and employing mesh support that preserves the uterus — have comparable clinical outcomes after three years, according to new data from researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.
For the first time in Southern California, surgeons at UC San Diego Health have transplanted the kidney of a deceased donor with HIV into a recipient with a pre-existing HIV infection. The procedure is part of an unprecedented multi-site national clinical trial.
UC San Diego Health has expanded north for primary care options with the opening of our Encinitas clinic, which will offer pediatrics, family medicine and Express Care.
A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego State University and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology found that the age and sex of an individual strongly influences the bacterial diversity of the gut microbiome.
In a new study of older adults living in a senior continuing care facility, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine parse how distinctive factors, such as wisdom, loneliness, income and sleep quality, impact the physical and mental functioning of older persons.