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For parents who send their kids to dance classes to get some exercise, a new study from researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests most youth dance classes provide ...
Science Blog
Features Santiago Horgan, MD, Cristina Harnsberger, MD, Hans Fuchs, MD and Claude Sirlin, MD
A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has identified demographic, socioeconomic and cultural factors that contribute to a major gender disparity amon ...
John and Mary Rieger, participants in the UC San Diego Weight Management program, are vibrant proof of the health benefits of significant weight loss. The program emphasizes maintenance as strongly as ...
Prescription medications are designed to remedy a diagnosed illness or condition but a side effect of many can be unwanted weight gain, adding pounds and problems. Learn more about drugs that can sabo ...
Tis’ the season of resolutions but let’s face it, most well-intentioned resolutions collapse exhausted, sweaty and famished just weeks into that new gym membership. Help is at your fingertips with the ...
San Diego Magazine
Features William Sandborn, MD
A new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine finds that the brains of obese children literally light up differently when tasting sugar.
Bess Marcus, PhD, has been appointed senior associate dean for Public Health with the UC San Diego School of Medicine. This new appointment recognizes the rapidly growing field of public health in aca ...
Do you make the most of your time with your doctor? Whether you see your doctor once a year during your annual check-up or more often to manage a chronic conidtion, it's a question you might want to a ...
Should I take a daily aspirin to reduce my risk of heart attack? How do I help my elderly parents avoid falling? What is emotional eating? Our experts answer your health questions in this month’s Corn ...
Talk about a double-whopper: We eat too much and we tend to eat too much of the stuff we should hardly be eating at all. A government diet advisory committee recently came out with a list of our mostl ...
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine-led study suggests that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain o ...
Chemical & Engineering News
Features Adah Alumairi, PhD
Features Rohit Loomba, MD
The Dispatch
Features Kristy Ward, MD
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine randomized controlled trial of obese adults with type 2 diabetes suggests that participants enrolled in a community-based structured weight los ...
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center report that bariatric surgery resulting in dramatic weight loss in formerly severely obese women redu ...
Minimally invasive surgery involves fewer and shorter incisions, which can mean less pain, shorter hospital stays and reduced scarring.
Whole grains are the latest buzz in healthy eating. Here's a look at some popular grains, including some that are just coming to their own, with three recipes to help you incorporate them into your ev ...
Attention modification programs, which train a person to ignore or disregard specific, problematic cues or triggers, have been used effectively to treat cases of anxiety and substance abuse. In a nove ...
Diabetes is a public health issue, not just because millions of Americans have been diagnosed with the metabolic disease, but also for the many more millions who either remain undiagnosed or have sign ...
Initial studies at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine indicate that a self-help treatment program for overweight children and their parents, guided by clinical experts, may be ...
Eduardo L. Grunvald, MD, director of the weight management program at the UC San Diego Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, offers some tips to eating healthy during the holiday season.
WTVF Nashville
Featuring Garth Jacobsen, MD
The Bariatric Metabolic Institute (BMI) at University of California, San Diego Health System has been accredited as a Level 1 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Prog ...
The Atlantic
Featuring Santiago Horgan, MD
Featuring Garth Jacobsen, MD
Featuring Santiago Horgan, MD, Garth Jacobsen, MD, and Nikolai Bildzukewicz, MD
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