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New At-Risk Group Identified for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

October 7, 2014

…time, clearly defined the epidemiology of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), which occur primarily in the lining of the stomach and small intestine. One key finding: Patients of Asian descent, who have not previously been identified as an at-risk population, are 1.5 times more likely than other patient groups to be…

Overnight Fasting May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk in Women

April 20, 2015

A decrease in the amount of time spent eating and an increase in overnight fasting reduces glucose levels and may reduce the risk of breast cancer among women, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

Training Better Scientists Half a World Away

January 26, 2017

…a medical doctor and epidemiologist. He worked in Jordan, studied in New Zealand and at Harvard University, joined the International Agency for Research in Cancer (part of the World Health Organization) and eventually arrived in 2003 at UC San Diego, where he is now professor and chief of the Division…

Vitamin D Does Not Contribute to Kidney Stones, Study Asserts

October 17, 2013

Increased vitamin D levels may prevent a wide range of diseases, according to recent studies. However, some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual’s risk of developing kidney stones.

UC San Diego’s TREDS Program Promotes Safety

January 3, 2013

For the sixth consecutive year, the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has been awarded a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to promote driving safety in older adults.

UC San Diego Offers New Major in Global Health

October 16, 2014

…health policy and planning, epidemiology, global social processes and medical humanities.” An important component of the bachelor’s degree, as it is with the minor, is a global health field experience comprised of 100 hours of work at a research, service or clinical site. In the case of the B.A., that…

Grant Will Help Program Continue Training for Safe Senior Driving

November 26, 2013

For the seventh consecutive year, the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety program at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has been awarded a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety that will help keep our roadways and senior drivers safe through professional training.

UC San Diego Training Program on Driving Safety Expands Statewide

January 4, 2012

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine TREDS (Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety) program has been awarded a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to continue their work on driving safety in older adults.

Small Intestine GIST Associated with Better Prognosis in Younger Patients

January 18, 2017

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are tumors that arise is the wall of the digestive tract, and most often occur in the stomach or small intestine. Though more common in later in life, GISTs can occur in adolescents and young adults (AYA) under 40 years old as well. Researchers at the…

Study Shows Certain Gastrointestinal Tumors Associated with Higher Mortality

April 5, 2016

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have determined that certain gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are more deadly than previously reported in medical literature. Findings are published online in the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

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