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Chief Deputy Medical Examiner Jon Lucas and a CHP assistant chief listen to Jake Robinson of Fallbrook, who became paralyzed in a car crash as a high school senior. About 30 high school journalists toured the Medical Examiner’s Office last week, forming unforgettable impressions that will become details in student newspapers and videos. The chilled [...]
Schwann cell protein plays major role in neuropathic pain Schwann cells (colored purple) forming myelin sheathes (green) around axons (brown). Image courtesy of David Furness, Wellcome Images. An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, says a key protein in Schwann cells performs a critical, [...]
Findings may help explain development of fatal condition in premature infants Free fatty acids created during the digestion of infant formula cause cellular death that may contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly in premature infants, according to a study by University of California, San Diego [...]
Rigorous requirements highlight significant difference in the treatment of complex stroke cases UC San Diego Medical Center-Hillcrest is one of five facilities in the country, and the only center in San Diego County, to be recognized as one of the first Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSC), the newest level of certification for advanced stroke care awarded [...]
A multidisciplinary team from the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center at University of California, San Diego Health System has performed its 100th lead (pronounced “leed”) extraction surgery, a delicate procedure to replace the thin wiring of lifesaving heart devices such as pacemakers or implantable defibrillators (ICDs). The collaborative program, pioneered at UC San Diego Health System, has [...]
VimVida Corporation Announces Death of Founder Sheldon Saul Hendler, Trailblazing Biochemist and Nutritional Science Industry Veteran
Dr. Sheldon Hendler Vim Vida Corporation mourns the loss of co-founder, Sheldon Saul Hendler, Ph.D., M.D., scientist, physician, musician and exuberant visionary. Dr. Hendler passed away on November 12, 2012, in his home in La Jolla, California. A brilliant biochemist, he was recognized as one of the leading authorities on micro nutrition, human physiology and [...]
San Diego’s Local Better Buzz Coffee and the Movember Foundation Rally for Men’s Health with Mugs and Mustaches
Men across the globe marked the beginning of this month with a clean shave before spending the rest of it to groom, trim, and wax their way into the annals of fine mustachery. Supported by the women in their lives, “Mo Sistas,” Movember Mo Bros raise funds by seeking out sponsorship for their Mo-growing efforts. [...]
Multaq: severe adverse events threat The media spotlight is often a double-edged sword. No one knows this better than people who filed a Multaq Lawsuit. And yet, gossip and rumor-mongering aside, the real story here is being overlooked according to Sean Burke of AttorneyOne.
Fentanyl: severe adverse events threat The media spotlight is often a double-edged sword. No one knows this better than people who filed a Fentanyl Lawsuit. And yet, gossip and rumor-mongering aside, the real story here is being overlooked according to Sean Burke of AttorneyOne.
How tumors exploit microflora and immune cells to fuel growth Mouse colorectal tumors display inflammatory infiltration by macrophages (green) and activated stromal cells (red). The question of why and how tumors recruit immune cells remains unknown.
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