UC San Diego scientists have launched a clinical trial to investigate whether a drug approved for treating high blood pressure might also reduce the severity of COVID-19 infections, lowering rates for intensive care unit admissions, the use of mechanical ventilators and all-cause mortality.
In a new study published in the journal Science on April 30, scientists found that net loss of ice from Antarctica, along with Greenland’s shrinking ice sheet, has been responsible for 14 millimeters (0.55 inches) of sea-level rise to the global ocean since 2003.
UC San Diego Health has been awarded double ‘A’ grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is closed to the public, but its 6,000 fish, invertebrates, and one reptile still require daily care. Like many businesses and organizations in the community, unexpected challenges have arisen with this global pandemic, but the aquarium’s…
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.
Climbing the steep gravel path to Ri Parrish’s house, a serene, empty silence hovers above the stark vistas surrounding the property, dotted and perfumed by occasional pine trees.
Melissa Medrano moved to the United States from Peru to pursue her Ph.D. at UC San Diego in mechanical and aerospace engineering. As a first-generation student adjusting to life in the U. S., the transition to remote online instruction this spring quarter put new demands on Medrano, but she persevered…