“I got into my 50s and I was eating well and doing everything and nothing was working,” she said. “It was like my body was working against me, like it was saying to me, ‘This is where I’m at and no matter what you do, this is where I’m going to be.’”
Scripps Health has selected James LaBelle, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer and Corporate Senior Vice President. Dr. LaBelle assumes his new position Jan. 1, 2013, succeeding Brent Eastman, M.D., who will retire in at the end of the year.
Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder of out-of-control skin cell proliferation. For hard-to-heal wounds, the problem is just the opposite: Restorative skin cells don’t grow well or fast enough.
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The Torrey Hills Community Planning Board received a reminder that it’s rattlesnake season in San Diego at its April 17 meeting from Steve Hadley, representative for County Supervisor Pam Slater-Price. In the case of a bite, it is advised to get to a hospital immediately. If a snake is spotted in your yard, San Diego County Animal Services can safely remove it.
Reviving a theory first proposed in the late 1800s, scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have studied organ development in mice to unravel how breast cancers develop in humans.
Catastrophic, extreme weather events — floods, droughts, heat waves, high winds, and associated wildfires — will be more prevalent this century in California as a result of climate change.
It’s not your imagination. Weather is becoming more “extreme,” leading to prolonged heat waves, heavier precipitation, severe flooding, more powerful hurricanes, and intense snowstorms. In the past 31 years, the United States has sustained 112 weather-related disasters in which damage costs reached or exceeded $1 billion, according to the National Climate Data Center.
By Lynne Friedmann Science Writer An international team led by the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation and The Scripps Research Institute has discovered a family of chemical compounds that could lead to new antimalarial drugs. When a malaria-infected mosquito bites a person, the Plasmodium parasite enters the human body where it begins a [...]
U.S. wireless use is growing rapidly and if present trends continue, will outstrip capacity, causing congestion. This is the conclusion of a new report from the Global Information Industry Center at UCSD that examined the projected disconnect between U.S. wireless infrastructure capacity and consumer demand.
Three international teams of scientists, led by researchers at UCSD, University of Michigan and Stanford University, have published a trio of papers describing the structure and workings of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), a large family of human proteins that are the target of one-third to one-half of modern drugs.