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Fear, Safety and the Role of Sleep in Human PTSD

August 26, 2014

The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System in a paper published today in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Losing Sleep Over Climate Change

May 26, 2017

Unusually warm nights can harm human sleep, researchers show, and the poor and the elderly are most affected. Rising temperatures could make sleep loss more severe.

UC San Diego Welcomes Nobel Prize Winner Michael W. Young to Campus

February 11, 2019

UC San Diego will host its 9th annual Center for Circadian Biology Symposium Feb. 13-15, 2019. The three-day event, entitled “From Cells to Clinic,” will culminate with a talk from the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine Michael W. Young, who will speak about delayed phase sleep disorders.

Elephant Seals Drift Off to Sleep While Diving Far Below the Ocean Surface

April 20, 2023

For the first time, scientists have recorded brain activity in a free-ranging, wild marine mammal, revealing the sleep habits of elephant seals during the months they spend at sea.

Statins Linked to Lower Aggression in Men, but Higher in Women

July 1, 2015

In the first randomized trial to look at statin effects on behavior, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that aggressive behavior typically declined among men placed on statins (compared to placebo), but typically increased among women placed on statins.

Vaping: A Serious Hit to Your Health

November 14, 2019

…critical care pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist at UC San Diego Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been more than 1,800 cases of vaping-related lung injury and 37 deaths reported nationwide as of October 29, 2019. “The average age of these patients is…

Waking Up to Why Sleep Health Matters

October 31, 2019

Waking Up to Why Sleep Health Matters UC San Diego students, scientists drive new initiative aimed at helping the public ‘see the light’ on circadian rhythms and sleep health At the start of the day, we all do it. We reflexively reach for our phones. As the day winds down,…

Intermittent Fasting Improves Alzheimer’s Pathology

August 21, 2023

New results from researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine suggest that intermittent fasting could be an effective treatment approach for Alzheimer’s disease. Mice fed on a time-restricted schedule had better memory and less accumulation of amyloid proteins in the brain compared to controls.

Titans of Industry, Academia Team Up to Advance Engineering in Medicine

June 10, 2021

…Peter Farrell, founder of sleep-disordered breathing medical device company ResMed, experienced something similar when completing his bioengineering Ph.D. research into treatments with the artificial kidney, working under the guidance of two advisors: one a nephrologist, and the other an engineer. “Many years ago, if you talked to leaders in medical…

Media Artist Lauren Lee McCarthy Confronts the Boundaries of Bio-Surveillance in New Exhibit

January 8, 2024

A solo exhibition of media artist Lauren Lee McCarthy’s work will open at UC San Diego’s Mandeville Art Gallery on March 2—the largest presentation of the internationally acclaimed artist’s work to date in the United States.

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