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UC San Diego Researchers Connect Premature Births to Possible Causes in Central California

October 15, 2019

A UC San Diego-led research team has created an interactive map of preterm births and potential environmental and social drivers across Fresno County in central California. A similar map will be unveiled for the San Francisco and Oakland areas October 21.

Health Data Exploration Projects Show Value of Personal Health Data and Devices

March 31, 2016

A series of reports from recipients of five Health Data Exploration (HDE) grants demonstrate a growing awareness and appreciation for systems and devices that monitor personal health data, advance the use of personal health data for research and encourage healthy living.

Girl Child Marriages Decline In South Asia, But Only Among Youngest

May 16, 2012

Each year, more than 10 million girls under the age of 18 marry, usually under force of local tradition and social custom. Almost half of these compulsory marriages occur in South Asia. A new study suggests that more than two decades of effort to eliminate the practice has produced mixed…

Tech Tips: Four Top Health Systems Share Novel Approaches to Improve Patient Engagement

March 4, 2019

Health organizations across the U.S. are seeking ways to better engage patients with a variety of technologies to improve patient experience. Learn how UC San Diego Health and three U.S. hospitals have created diverse models of care that are changing patient care for the better.

In the Midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Xenophobia Flares Up

March 26, 2020

…this reason, the World Health Organization, which has overseen the global response to the coronavirus outbreak, opted against denoting a geographic location when officially naming the new virus. “Stigma, to be honest, is more dangerous than the virus itself,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO director-general, stated recently. Pandemics are frightening…

Exercise … it Does a Body Good: 20 Minutes Can Act as Anti-Inflammatory

January 12, 2017

…regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the risk of certain diseases. Recently, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found how just one session of moderate exercise can also act as an anti-inflammatory. The findings have…

Company Founded by Engineering Alumni Advances 1-hour COVID Test

April 7, 2020

Medical diagnostic company Fluxergy, founded by UC San Diego engineering alumni, submitted an Emergency Use Authorization to the FDA for their quick, point-of-care COVID-19 test.

Women Needed to Contribute to WISDOM for Breast Cancer Screening

November 6, 2017

…centers, including Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, have joined together to recruit 100,000 women in California to be part of WISDOM: a clinical trial to uncover whether annual mammograms are the best way to screen for breast cancer, or whether a more personalized approach could deliver better…

Celebrating 25 years as the Jacobs School of Engineering

September 19, 2023

The Jacobs School of Engineering is celebrating 25 years of being, well, the Jacobs School of Engineering. In 1998, a generous gift from Irwin and Joan Jacobs put the relatively new school of engineering on a trajectory to become the powerhouse of engineering and computer science that it is today.

UC San Diego Receives $15M Cryptocurrency Donation, Largest for Research on Airborne Pathogens

March 7, 2023

UC San Diego has received a $15M cryptocurrency gift, directed by Vitalik Buterin, to establish the Meta-Institute for Airborne Disease in a Changing Climate.

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