Moderate to severe loneliness can persist across adult lifespans, but UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers found it is particularly acute in three age periods: late-20s, mid-50s and late-80s. Wisdom proved a protective factor.
UC San Diego researchers join national effort to better understand human immune system as part of new Allen Institute of Immunology.
Researchers find that patients with severe, refractory schizophrenia benefit from targeted cognitive therapy, improving auditory and verbal outcomes and the way they process information.
New UC San Diego campaign promotes sexual health and has a quick test to prove it. “Good to Go” offers combined testing for HIV and five sexually transmitted diseases, providing some results in as little as 60 seconds and access to free treatment, if needed. Updated clinic opening Dec. 10.
High-tech surgical suites allow doctors to scan patients without either leaving the operating room.
Researchers find that specific complex breast milk sugars sometimes inhibit, sometimes promote gastrointestinal infections and response.
Differential brain responses to speech in toddlers with autism and poor language development associated with widespread gene expression activity in blood leukocyte cells.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues at the National Institutes of Health and UC San Francisco report finding infectious agent in the eyes of deceased sCJD patients, making the eye a potential source for early CJD detection and prevention of disease.
In the beginning—and near the end—Steffanie Strathdee’s only goal was to save her husband’s life. In 2016, Tom Patterson lay unresponsive in a coma at the Thornton Intensive Care Unit, part of the Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health. He was stricken by a multidrug-resistant bacteria…
Steffanie Strathdee, PhD, associate dean of global health sciences at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, was named today one of TIME magazine’s 50 Most Influential People in Health Care for 2018, which identifies people who “have changed the state of health care in America…