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Novel Intervention in Senior Housing Communities Increases Resilience and Wisdom

February 5, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Mather Institute, developed a method to enhance resilience and reduce subjective stress in residents living in senior housing communities.

Assessing Elderly Drivers: Doctors and Law Enforcement Receive Training

November 3, 2014

…researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are training law enforcement officers to recognize warning signs of impaired driving skills and to take appropriate, compassionate action.

Lonely in a Crowd: Overcoming Loneliness with Acceptance and Wisdom

January 10, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found the main characteristics of loneliness in a senior housing community and the strategies residents use to overcome it.

How Cells “Read” Artificial Ingredients Tossed into Genetic Recipe

June 17, 2021

UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers discovered that the enzyme RNA polymerase II recognizes and transcribes artificially added base pairs in genetic code, a new insight that could help advance the development of new vaccines and medicines.

UC San Diego Health Opens California’s First Accredited Senior Emergency Care Unit

January 10, 2019

UC San Diego Health opens a state-of-the-art unit to treat seniors requiring emergency health care. The Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla is the first in California to treat qualifying patients over the age of 65 in a dedicated emergency care space.

Study Finds Older Adults Using Cannabis to Treat Common Health Conditions

October 7, 2020

UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that older adults are increasingly using cannabis to treat a variety of common health conditions, including pain, sleep disturbances and psychiatric conditions like anxiety and depression.

Physical and Mental Health of Seniors Linked to Optimism, Wisdom and Loneliness

May 8, 2019

In a new study of older adults living in a senior continuing care facility, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine parse how distinctive factors, such as wisdom, loneliness, income and sleep quality, impact the physical and mental functioning of older persons.

Migraine Sufferers Have More Nitrate-Reducing Microbes in their Mouths

October 18, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that the mouths of migraine sufferers harbor significantly more microbes with the ability to modify nitrates than people who do not get migraine headaches. The study is published October 18 by mSystems.

Getting Forgetful With Age? Clinical Trial to Test Ways to Combat Mental Decline

December 15, 2015

…Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis have launched a major clinical trial to investigate whether mental decline in seniors can be slowed or halted through exercise and other health-related interventions.

High R&D Isn’t Necessarily Why Drugs Are So Expensive

September 26, 2022

In the first known study of its type, an international team of researchers evaluated whether high research and development costs explain high drug prices in the United States. They found no such association for 60 new drugs approved from 2009 to 2018.

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