Social networking evaluated to improve diabetes management

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine are evaluating a new social media tool to treat patients with type I and II diabetes.

Taking the sting out of jellyfish isn't easy

If you're stung by a jellyfish how do you treat the pain? Some emergency room docs at the UC San Diego Medical Center pored over all the scientific papers they could find to come up with answers.

UCTV spotlights health innovation center

What are the best ways to make health care safer, smarter and a more positive experience for patients and their families? UCTV will air talks from the first UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation colloquium beginning June 5.

UCSD launches major study of Parkinson's

Scientists at the UC San Diego School of Medicine helped launch a landmark international clinical study to identify early symptoms and better understand the neurodegenerative disease.

Vitamin E no panacea for prostate cancer

UC San Diego researchers discuss a study that found supplements actually boost risk of disease, although the reasons are unclear.