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Flexible Wearable Electronic Skin Patch Offers New Way to Monitor Alcohol Levels

August 2, 2016

…wearable sensor that can accurately measure a person’s blood alcohol level from sweat and transmit the data wirelessly to a laptop, smartphone or other mobile device. The device can be worn on the skin and could be used by doctors and police officers for continuous, non-invasive and real-time monitoring of…

Safe for Sun God: Ten Tips for Students Attending this Year’s Festival

April 21, 2016

…focuses on drug and alcohol safety as well as sexual assault prevention.” González added, “We know that a majority of students attending the festival act responsibly; however too many high-risk activities have occurred at past Sun God events. The future of this event has always been in the hands of…

Phage Therapy Shows Promise Beyond Treating Infections

November 14, 2019

…a classic bacterial infection: alcoholic liver disease. Bacteriophages are viruses that specifically destroy bacteria. In the early 20th century, researchers experimented with phages as a potential method for treating bacterial infections. But then antibiotics emerged and phages fell out of favor. With the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, however, researchers have…

Blood Test May Help Identify Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

November 9, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine and the Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine have identified a blood test that may help predict how severely a baby will be affected by alcohol exposure during pregnancy.

Modest Alcohol Use Lowers Risk and Severity of Some Liver Disease

April 19, 2012

…disease (NALFD) who consume alcohol in modest amounts – no more than one or two servings per day – are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-drinkers with the same condition, reports a national team of scientists led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of…

Program Expansion to Address Increase of Impaired Driving During Global COVID-19 Pandemic

December 21, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.

Grant Supports Education Programs Emphasizing Driving Unimpaired, Focus on Teens

November 14, 2022

Researchers at The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego are working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

Alcohol Use Can Alter Gut Microbes, but Not in the Way You Might Think

August 11, 2022

In mouse studies, UC San Diego researchers find that excess alcohol consumption alters gut microbiome but latter is not directly or significantly linked to liver disease.

UC San Diego Experts Issue Warning About Cold Medications in Pregnancy

December 14, 2011

Experts in pregnancy and breastfeeding health at the California Teratogen Information Service (CTIS) Pregnancy Health Information Line warn expectant moms about the potential dangers of common cold medicines during pregnancy. CTIS is a California non-profit housed at the University of California, San Diego that educates the public about exposures during…

A Deep Dive Into the Genetics of Alcohol Consumption

April 5, 2024

Some people have genes that protect them from alcohol abuse. An examination of databases at 23andMe reveal that those same alcohol-protective variants have associations with conditions and behaviors that may have nothing to do with alcohol.

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