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Four Breast Cancer-Related Studies Seeking Participants

January 25, 2012

An active lifestyle and a healthy diet can help you feel more energetic, control your weight, help you sleep better, and reduce your risk of many diseases.

Using Personal Data to Predict Blood Pressure

October 4, 2018

Engineers at UC San Diego used wearable off-the-shelf technology and machine learning to predict an individual’s blood pressure and provide personalized recommendations to lower it based on this data.

How Your Phone Can Predict Depression and Lead to Personalized Treatment

June 8, 2021

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine used a combination of modalities, such as measuring brain function, cognition and lifestyle factors, to generate individualized predictions of depression.

No Cost, No Long-Term Commitment: Five CAPS Programs for Student Wellness

May 16, 2024

If you’re a student, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) wants you to know that they’ve got you this spring (and anytime you need them). In the spirit of Mental Health Awareness Month, check in on your own well-being and explore five free CAPS programs that can be especially helpful at…

Study: Loneliness Highest in the 20s and Lowest in the 60s

November 10, 2020

Seeking to develop effective interventions, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine examined the psychological and environmental factors that lead to patterns of loneliness in different age groups.

Hungry for Love: Gut Molecule Discovered that Flips the Feeding-to-Mating Switch

February 9, 2022

Scientists have identified a molecule released from the fruit fly gut after a protein-rich meal that switches their focus from eating to courtship. The discovery of Dh31, a type of chemical messenger, opens the door to unexplored areas of gut-to-brain communication.

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.

Researchers Receive $7.5 Million Grant to Study Memory Capacity and Energy Efficiency in the Brain

May 1, 2017

A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego and Stanford University has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant to try to answer two fundamental questions: what is the memory capacity of a brain; and how does the brain process information with maximum energy efficiency. The grant was…

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.

Collaborations by UC San Diego Researchers Win Cluster of National Awards

November 1, 2022

The U.S. National Science Foundation announced $30 million in research awards to support new interdisciplinary, fundamental research projects for the Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program — 20 percent of the funding was awarded to UC San Diego researchers.

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