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Andrew Benson: World-Renowned Scripps Plant Biochemist

January 23, 2015

Andrew Alm Benson, a distinguished emeritus professor of biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and renowned as one of the world’s leading plant scientists of the twentieth century, died peacefully from natural causes on Jan. 16, 2015, at UC San Diego’s Thornton Hospital. He was 97.

Flu Season Survival Guide

January 24, 2013

…hand hygiene gel with alcohol for 20 seconds, it can prevent spreading potential viruses to other people including your loved ones, co-workers, neighbors and friends,” Delahanty said. She added, “Hand hygiene should be practiced on a routine basis always, regardless of what season it is. Alcohol hand gel use for…

Multi-Tasking Wearable Continuously Monitors Glucose, Alcohol, and Lactate

May 9, 2022

Imagine being able to measure your blood sugar levels, know if you’ve had too much to drink, and track your fatigue during a workout, all in one small device worn on your skin. UC San Diego engineers developed a prototype of such a wearable that continuously monitors several health stats…

Online E-cigarette Vendors Engage Customers Using Popular Internet Tools

October 2, 2015

…of Medicine researchers, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, points to aggressive online marketing tactics that make purchasing e-cigarettes easy for all ages.

Common Acid Reflux Medications Promote Chronic Liver Disease

October 10, 2017

Approximately 10 percent of Americans take a proton pump inhibitor drug to relieve symptoms of frequent heartburn and acid reflux. That percentage can be much higher for people with chronic liver disease. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered evidence in mice and humans that…

More Trans Fat Consumption Linked to Greater Aggression

March 13, 2012

Might the “Twinkie defense” have a scientific foundation after all? Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have shown – by each of a range of measures, in men and women of all ages, in Caucasians and minorities – that consumption of dietary trans fatty acids…

Q&A with Sandra Brown

May 16, 2011

…on the impact of alcohol and other drugs on brain functioning. I have focused my career on understanding how alcohol and drug abuse impact us at different stages of our lives; how people work their way out of substance-abuse problems; and how to tailor treatments for those with problems such…

Triton Fest Brings Laughs, Scares and Fun Dares

November 6, 2014

…outlet, where drugs and alcohol don’t have to be the primary source of fun. Hosted during peak social hours, between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m., each event integrated an interactive educational component about partying responsibly. “Triton Fest is an exciting new social opportunity for all students to meet, mingle and…

Fatty Liver Disease and Scarring Have Strong Genetic Component

October 1, 2015

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say that hepatic fibrosis, which involves scarring of the liver that can result in dysfunction and, in severe cases, cirrhosis and cancer, may be as much a consequence of genetics as environmental factors.

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.

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