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New Student Program to Help Address Diversity Gap in Health Care Industry

December 14, 2022

UC San Diego Health is the only institution in the region to receive grant funding from the California Department of Health Care Access and Information to provide support for underrepresented high school students interested in entering health care.

Havacado or Two. Study Finds Eating Lots of the Fruit Hass Public Health Import

November 29, 2021

Novel randomized controlled trial found that families with high consumption of avocados experienced reduced caloric intake and an overall healthier diet, without actually changing their diet.

Cancer Patients Facing Housing Instability Show Greater Risk of Mortality

September 16, 2022

UC San Diego study finds housing instability linked to increased mortality risk in cancer, highlighting need to screen for patients’ social risk factors

Short Overnight Fasting Linked to Increased Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

March 31, 2016

In patients with breast cancer, a short overnight fast of less than 13 hours was associated with a statistically significant, 36 percent higher risk of breast cancer recurrence and a non-significant, 21 percent higher probability of death from the disease compared to patients who fasted 13 or more hours per…

The Unequal Spread of COVID-19

November 12, 2020

…grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched a testing program in San Ysidro focused on pregnant women and children. Testing efforts will employ an automated system capable of processing up to 6,000 tests per day at one-third the cost of current clinical COVID-19 tests. The project also…

IDASH Projects: Protecting Privacy and Patient Rights in the Name of Scientific Progress

September 10, 2013

In the years since the best-selling book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” made the issue of informed consent and patient privacy a national topic of conversation, scientists and clinicians have continued to struggle to develop a comprehensive methodology for collecting and sharing data from patients and research subjects without…

Fallows to Speak on Future of Aviation in China

May 3, 2012

…15, 2012 at the University of California San Diego Institute of the Americas. The talk is free and open to the public with no tickets or reservations required.

UC San Diego Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Named to California Hall of Fame

December 4, 2017

…Chemistry, along with Scripps Institution of Oceanography Emeritus Professor Paul Crutzen, for research on the formation and decomposition of ozone. Molina and eight others will be inducted into the state’s hall of fame during an official ceremony in Sacramento at the California Museum, Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m.

Poor Cognitive Performance Predicts Impairment in Activities of Daily Living Years Later

September 30, 2020

Subtle differences in cognition may help identify individuals at risk for becoming dependent years later upon others to complete daily activities, such as managing medications or finances and other essential activities.

Anthropology Professor Thomas J. Csordas Named to Dr. James Y. Chan Presidential Chair

July 7, 2015

Thomas J. Csordas, renowned anthropologist and director of the Global Health Program at the University of California, San Diego, has been appointed the inaugural holder of the Dr. James Y. Chan Presidential Chair for Global Health in the Division of Social Sciences.

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