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    New Therapy for Overactive Bladder

    Patients seeking treatment for overactive bladder syndrome are finding success with a simple new therapy available at Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley. Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) has been clinically proven to reduce the symptoms of overactive bladder – including urgency, frequency, and ...

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    New Scripps Research Study of America's 'Healthy Elderly'

    Genomic researchers are looking to America’s “healthy elderly” – those 80 and older with no history of chronic disease – to help them unlock the genetic secrets behind lifelong health. Scripps Genomic Medicine recently began enrolling participants in its ...

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    Scripps Clinic Extends Agreement with Padres Through 2009

    Scripps Clinic has recently announced that it will maintain its partnership with the San Diego Padres as the team’s official health care provider through the 2009 season. Continuing to build upon a relationship that began in 1981, the Clinic will provide all medical services and evaluations for the ...

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    Physicians Bridge Gap Between Conventional and Alternative Medicine

    SAN DIEGO, CA. – This fall, more than 200 physicians will attend a one-of-a-kind, week-long course leading to board certification in integrative holistic medicine. Presented by the American Board of Holistic Medicine (ABHM) and Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in San Diego, The Science ...

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    An Integrative Approach to Treating & Preventing Heart Disease

    by Chris Postizzi The past three decades of Bill Fink’s life have been heart-breaking to say the least. The 58-year-old businessman and pastor has suffered two heart attacks – the first at age 27 – and undergone multiple cardiac procedures, including bypass surgery and angioplasty. ...

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    Documentary Highlights Integrative Medicine

    La Jolla, CA. The New Medicine, coming to PBS March 29, 2006, 9 p.m., is an in-depth look at the emerging field of mind-body medicine and how it is transforming health care in the United States. Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, La Jolla, is prominently featured in this two-hour documentary, ...

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    New Hope for Heart Failure Patients

    Patti Menotti has had a long struggle with heart disease. The Carlsbad resident, 70, has had a heart attack, undergone bypass surgery and now suffers from congestive heart failure (CHF). Her heart muscle has become so weakened it has difficulty pumping, leading to complications, such as fluid in her ...

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    Scripps Clinic Docs Featured on Today Show

    As part of a week-long series on heart health, Scripps Clinic cardiologists Richard Schatz, M.D., co-chairman of the division of cardiology and research director of cardiovascular interventions at Scripps Clinic’s Heart Lung and Vascular Center and Mimi Guarneri, M.D., director of the Scripps ...

  • Patient Stories

    Helping Athletes Return to Form

    Last January, 19-year-old Brett Korporaal began suffering from severe pain in his right shoulder. A shortstop at San Jose City College, Korporaal was unable to perform any type of throwing or hitting activities and had to stop playing baseball altogether. The pain became so overwhelming that he went ...

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    Scripps Clinic Conducts Study On The Use Of Canines In Detection Of Cancer

    They can fetch. They can roll over and play dead. But can dogs really detect cancer? A study being conducted at Scripps Clinic in San Diego is investigating the possibility that “man’s best friend” may also be able to detect cancer by sniffing urine samples. Society has been using ...