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  1. Coronado mom learns son is safe after Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFMB-am

    The Rosenbusch family received a phone call that their son, Spencer, is fine. They received the call during a candlelight vigil at UC San Diego Tuesday night.

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  2. Boys volleyball: St. Francis rises to top of CCSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Inside Bay Area

    ... 3.5. It's no coincidence the stats are that close. "We push each other," said Jimenez, who plans to walk on at UC San Diego to play volleyball. "I think that's something special about our team. We have such great guys on the team that we can push ...

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  3. Novel approach blocks amyloid production in Alzheimer's mouse modelRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Science Daily

    Offering a potential early intervention for Alzheimer's disease , researchers have identified compounds that block the production of beta amyloid peptides in mice. The build-up of beta amyloid plaques is widely believed to cause irreversible brain damage, resulting in a host of cognitive and motor impairments broadly associated with AD, which accounts for about 60 to 80 percent of all cases of dementia in the United States.

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  4. 'Obesity Signature' Written in PeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Live Science

    A person's urine could reveal whether he or she is at risk for obesity and its related harmful conditions, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed information from more than 2,000 people in the United States and United Kingdom.

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  5. Childhood obesity rates down five percent in Chula VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... received a phone call that their son, Spencer, is fine. They received the call during a candlelight vigil at UC San Diego Tuesday night. New information has been released regarding San Diegans that have recently been found in Nepal.The Rosenbusch ...

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  6. Deadly Gut Bacteria Peak in SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Live Science

    People may be more likely to get infected with the sometimes deadly gut bacteria called "C. diff" during the spring, according to a new study.

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  7. Jared Senese Named CCAA Athlete of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | UC San Diego Tritons

    UC San Diego sophomore Jared Senese was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week of April 20-26. Senese won his heat, third overall, in the 800 at the Triton Invitational, hosted by UCSD, on Saturday and improved on his existing provisional qualifier with a personal-best performance of 1:51.32.

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  8. Why do obese men get bariatric surgery far less than women?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... their health ," said senior author Santiago Horgan, MD, chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery at UC San Diego Health System. "Even though we have a 50-50 percent split in obesity rates among U.S. men and women, women get 80 percent of ...

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  9. Combined chemotherapy and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced prostate cancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... human cancers," said senior author Michael Karin, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology and Pathology at UC San Diego. "This indicates that B cell-mediated immunosuppression might be the reason several other cancers are also unresponsive to ...

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  10. Why Do Obese Men Get Bariatric Surgery Less Than Women?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Surgical Products

    ... their health," said senior author Santiago Horgan, MD, chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery at UC San Diego Health System. "Even though we have a 50-50 percent split in obesity rates among U.S. men and women, women get 80 percent of ...

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  11. Intelligence at Age 20 and Future Lung HealthRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Health News Digest

    A new study from researchers at University of Florida Health, the University of Chicago, the University of California, San Diego and Boston University shows a link between poorer cognitive ability in young people and pulmonary problems later in life. The findings could help scientists create ways to minimize the effect.

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  12. Residents opposed to new Crawford High School stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... girl he met online is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. A candlelight vigil was scheduled tonight UC San Diego for the victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal, where the death toll has climbed above 4,300, with almost 8,000 injured. A ...

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  13. Nepalese Students Trying to Send Money HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Patch.com

    In wake of the deadly earthquake that has devastate Nepal, the UC San Diego Nepalese Student Association held a candle light vigil for the victims Tuesday in front of Geisel Library. They are also accepting donations for relief funds that will go towards providing medical support, search and rescue, emergency shelters and basic needs for those affected by the earthquake.

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  14. Sentencing for EMT guilty of having sex with teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... girl he met online is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. A candlelight vigil was scheduled tonight UC San Diego for the victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal, where the death toll has climbed above 4,300, with almost 8,000 injured. A ...

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  15. Coronado mom learns son is safe after Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    The Rosenbusch family received a phone call that their son, Spencer, is fine. They received the call during a candlelight vigil at UC San Diego Tuesday night.

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  16. Electronic Cigarettes Don't Appear to Help Smokers QuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Science Blog

    Some proponents of electronic cigarettes claim the devices help people quit smoking, but a new study blows smoke on that idea. Researchers at University of California, San Diego surveyed 1,000 California smokers over one year to see whether "vaping," as smoking electronic cigarettes is called, could help wean the smokers off regular cigarettes.

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  17. Mother's Son Okay After Nepal QuakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | NBC San Diego

    ... when he talked about his upcoming trip to Mount Everest base camp. Rosenbusch brought a picture of her son to UC San Diego's vigil and fought back tears as she listened to speakers talk of the tragic earthquake. The worried mother said she had been ...

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  18. Micromotor catalyst powers up hydrogen productionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Chemistry World

    Self-propelled micromotors have for the first time catalysed a reaction that efficiently releases pure hydrogen from a hydrogen-containing salt solution. This feat could offer an alternative and possibly cheaper and safer hydrogen fuel storage system for hydrogen-powered vehicles and devices.

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  19. Lei Liang named as Pulitzer Prize for Music finalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | San Diego CityBEAT

    A local composer and UC San Diego professor was shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Lei Liang, composer of Xiaoxiang , a concerto for alto saxophone and orchestra, was named a finalist for the prestigious prize, which was awarded last week to Julia Wolfe, for her folk-classical piece Anthracite Fields .

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  20. Coronado mom learns son alive in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | 10News

    A Coronado family got the call they were waiting for Tuesday night when they learned their son, missing on Mount Everest, is safe. Lisa Rosenbusch receives a call while attending the Nepal vigil at UC San Diego informing her that her son, 21-year-old Spencer, is alive and well on Mount Everest.

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