What’s New

April 15, 2019
Each year millions of older people are rushed to the hospital after falling. But now one scientist says she’s found a way to change that. Learn more about her revolutionary invention.
It’s a dramatic injury, taking athletes out of the game with a single move. Find out more on pec muscle tears and deformities and how orthopedic surgeons are helping patients regain full use of their damaged muscles.
Are effective treatments for adult diseases in compounds from human breast milk? UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers believe it could be so
Raul Silva suffered phantom pain for 17 years after a leg amputation. But now, the pain is gone. He’s using a new type of nerve stimulator that he can control with a few taps.
Discover a first-of-its-kind in the United States for robotic surgery. See how a new system is giving doctors immediate feedback as they operate.

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week

Vaccine Halts the Spread of Metastatic Cancer 
Ezra Cohen, MD, Associate Director of Translational Science, Moores Cancer Center 
UC San Diego Health

Quote of the week:

What distresses me is to see that human genius has limits and human stupidity none.” 

— Alexandre Dumas, fils
 (1824-1895), French author & playwright

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