La Jolla oral surgeon Dr. Peter Nordland, DMD, MS, has spent the past 25 years traveling and teaching — and he’s not stopping now.
On Oct. 21, Nordland will depart for India to be the keynote speaker at the Indian Society of Periodontology National Conference.
The Arthritis Foundation of San Diego is offering a seminar for patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 at the Arthritis Foundation Office, 8555 Aero Drive, Suite 200 in San Diego. Cost is free and lunch is included, but reservations are required by calling (858) 492-1090.
Aug 21, 2013 | Posted in Health & Science
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Every human brain contains the ingredients necessary to spark Alzheimer’s disease (AD). But while an estimated 5 million Americans have AD, the vast majority of people do not (and will not) develop the devastating neurological condition. How is that possible? Researchers from UC San Diego School of Medicine have uncovered a “trick of nature” that maintains critical separation between a protein and an enzyme that, when combined, triggers the progressive cell degeneration and death characteristic of AD.
Recently, I gathered with more than a thousand friends, colleagues, admirers and devoted family members to remember Duane Roth, who died Aug. 3 after suffering a traumatic head injury in a bicycling accident. He was 63.
With the new maps, decision-makers and elected officials can better design and monitor marine reserves and evaluate ocean energy potential.
The power of the brain lies in trillions of synapses — intercellular connections that together form complex neural networks. Efforts to map these individual connections to see how they influence specific brain functions have so far been unsuccessful.
Balloon films sharks off La Jolla Shores to study aggregation and other behaviorial patterns.
La Jolla native Diana Stobo said she’s made the switch from using food as “bad” medicine to using food as “good” medicine, and she’s on a mission to share her story. She is the author of “Get Naked Fast” and “Naked Bliss,” books about the “naked” lifestyle and diet, which is a subset of the raw food movement.
Think of a very serious cancer. You can reduce the risk of that cancer to almost zero, but to do so, you must undergo major surgery. Now imagine that a very good genetic test exists that can determine your risk for that cancer and help you decide whether to pursue the risk-reducing surgery. Would you take the test?
An emerging recreational stimulant could be more addictive than methamphetamine.