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    NIH Director Calls Scripps Research "Amazing Stuff"

    In the world of medical research, there are few endorsements more coveted than the one from the director of the National Institutes of Health, Francis Collins, MD. The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) received such a nod when Dr. Collins posted a commentary on his NIH blog about the ...

    • Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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    Scripps Researcher Praises $1,000 Genome Breakthrough

    More than a decade after the first human genome was sequenced for hundreds of millions of dollars, San Diego-based Illumina has unveiled its new DNA mapping system that can do the job for $1,000. Breaking the $1,000 cost barrier is significant because researchers can now afford to sequence the large ...

    • Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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    Scripps Researchers Closing in on Heart Attack Blood Test

    Researchers with Scripps Clinic and The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have laid the groundwork for creating a blood test that one day might predict heart attacks days or weeks before they happen in high risk patients. Kelly Bethel, MD and Eric Topol, MD, along with their TSRI colleagues, ...

    • Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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    Mending a Broken Heart with Stem Cells

    A new stem-cell treatment may help heart attack patients do something once thought medically impossible — regenerate dead heart muscle. Dr. Richard Schatz is leading the Allstar study at Scripps Clinic — it is just one of three centers in the nation testing the therapy from Capricor, a Los ...

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    Scripps Cardiologist Nominated for 50 Most Influential Physician Executives List

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, is among 100 leading physicians across the country nominated for Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual list of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executive Leaders.” Dr. Topol, a cardiologist who directs the Scripps Translational ...

    • Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
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    A Veteran Doctor's Final Rounds

    After 53 years with Scripps Health, John Carson closed shop on his medical practice on Jan. 1, 2014. This beloved 86-year-old cardiologist leaves behind countless colleagues and patients; however, Dr. Carson will continue to maintain his display of medical artifacts in the lobby of Scripps Memorial ...

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    Migraine Triggers Vary, But Treatment Options Are More Effective Than Ever

    Scripps Clinic neurologist and Associate Director of the Dalessio Headache Center Dr. Emily Rubenstein Engel offers advice for migraine treatment in a series of interviews with ShareCare.com.

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    Studying the Healing Power of Meditation

    Does meditation improve heart health? How is wireless technology helping Scripps Health and researchers at its affiliated Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) explore new ways to care for patients? Steven Steinhubl, MD, and director of digital medicine at Scripps, addressed these questions ...

    • Friday, December 27th, 2013
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    Green Hosts Healing Music for Holidays

    Classical musicians affiliated with a San Diego State University program have brought the healing power of their art to the bedsides of patients at Scripps Green Hospital this holiday season. Classical guitarist Soran Dalawi and the Neave Trio string ensemble were featured in a Christmas day article ...

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    Menopause: Change of Life Has Range of Symptoms, Treatments

    When it comes to menopause, one of the certainties is that it’s something all women, (except those few who’ve had their ovaries removed prepuberty), will experience. Scripps Health OB/GYN Malachi Quigley was recently interviewed by the San Diego U-T about what the majority of women can expect when ...