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New Technology is Life-Saving Voice for Premature or Critically Ill Infants

May 10, 2016

A new technology in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UC San Diego Health is able to predict the risk of life-threatening infections up to 24 hours before they appear in severely premature or critically ill infants. Infection is the leading cause of death in this fragile patient population.

Study Finds Human Milk Components in Amniotic Fluid

October 2, 2018

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are complex carbohydrates that are highly abundant and unique to human milk. Accumulating evidence indicates that exposure to HMOs in the postnatal period has both immediate and long-term benefits to infant health and development. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report for…

We’ve Got You, Baby! UC San Diego Health Delivers Top OB/GYN Care to Community

October 31, 2023

UC San Diego Health provides the highest standards of care by multi-disciplinary teams from expectant parents to patients going through menopause.

Detecting Pathogens—and Sepsis—Faster and More Accurately by Melting DNA

February 21, 2024

A new analysis method can detect pathogens in blood samples faster and more accurately than blood cultures, which are the current state of the art for infection diagnosis. The new method, called digital DNA melting analysis, can produce results in under six hours.

Preterm Babies at Risk for Later Cognitive Difficulties

August 14, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have received a five-year, $3 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institute of Child Health and Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health. The grant will fund a longitudinal study designed to track the developmental trajectory in cognitive, academic…

Premature Baby Born in 1981 Delivers Premature Twins in 2022 at Same Hospital

June 20, 2023

Patient who was in the UC San Diego Health NICU in 1981 receives specialized care throughout life and delivers premature twins at the same hospital.

Novel Anti-Malarial Drug Target Identified

July 19, 2012

An international team of scientists, led by researchers from the department of pediatrics at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, have identified the first reported inhibitors of a key enzyme involved in survival of the parasite responsible for malaria. Their findings, which may provide the basis for anti-malarial drug…

Gift to UC San Diego Will Establish San Diego’s First Mother’s Milk Bank

September 29, 2016

…improved developmental outcomes. Many neonatologists now advocate that the smallest preterm infants should not be fed infant formula but instead be fed their mother’s own milk and/or donor milk as the basis of their nutrition until they reach a more mature stage of development. The Mother’s Milk Bank, which will…

Touch Goes Digital

September 5, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego report a breakthrough in technology that could pave the way for digital systems to record, store, edit and replay information in a dimension that goes beyond what we can see or hear: touch.

Oh Baby: UC San Diego Health is Delivered Highest Rating for Obstetric Care

December 6, 2022

UC San Diego Health is recognized as a 2022-2023 High Performing hospital for obstetric and infant care, the highest award a hospital can earn by U.S. News & World Report.

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