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Common Medication Used to Reduce Cholesterol Levels May Reduce COVID-19 Severity 

July 15, 2021

Using anonymized medical records from a national registry, UC San Diego researchers confirm earlier findings that statins may substantially minimize adverse outcomes from SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Birth Weight is Risk Factor for Fatty Liver Disease in Children

April 4, 2017

…high birth weights in developing Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), a chronic disease that often leads to a need for organ transplantation.

First Robotically Assisted Coronary Stenting Procedure Performed at Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center

December 20, 2013

The interventional cardiology team led by Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FACC, at UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) has successfully completed the first two robotically-assisted coronary angioplasty/stent procedures in California.

Data from Across Globe Defines Distinct Kawasaki Disease Season

September 23, 2013

After more than four decades of research, strong evidence now shows that Kawasaki disease has a distinct seasonal occurrence shared by regions across the Northern hemisphere.

Ferrara Receives Gairdner Prize, Canada’s Highest Honor in Life Sciences

March 26, 2014

Napoleone Ferrara, MD, distinguished professor of pathology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and senior deputy director for basic sciences at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, was named today among eight recipients of the Canada Gairdner Awards at a ceremony in Toronto.

Daily Activities Like Washing Dishes Reduced Heart Disease Risk in Senior Women

February 22, 2022

Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego researchers studied the impact of daily life movement to cardiovascular disease risk using a machine-learning algorithm and found decrease in risk with increased activity.

Study: Time-Restricted Eating Improves Cardiovascular Health for Firefighters

October 4, 2022

In a recent collaborative effort, physicians with UC San Diego Health and scientists at the Salk Institute reported a form of intermittent fasting, called time-restricted eating, improved the health of study participants who had been diagnosed with metabolic syndrome.

Darrell and Dorthy Ann Fanestil Establish Endowed Chair in Nephrology-Hypertension With $2M Gift

March 23, 2023

In 1968, Darrell Fanestil, MD, founded what has become the Division of Nephrology-Hypertension at UC San Diego Health. Fanestil and his wife, Dorthy Ann, have given $2 million establish a chair in the field, which will be held by Joachim H. Ix, MD.

UC San Diego Health Nationally Recognized for Stroke and Diabetes Care

August 16, 2023

American Heart Association honors UC San Diego Health with multiple awards for its commitment to treating patients with heart disease and stroke.

Diet Plays Critical Role in NASH Progressing to Liver Cancer in Mouse Model

June 1, 2021

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found in a mouse model that when fed a Western diet rich in calories, fat and cholesterol, the mice progressively became obese, diabetic and developed NASH, which progressed to HCC, chronic kidney and cardiovascular disease.

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