Welcome to the San Diego Health Directory.
We have been dedicated to bringing the San Diego community the very latest in health updates since 2005. This site is intended to be a community based, self propagating forum for education, discussion, and support of those interested in the maintenance and performance of the human body. Your involvement is encouraged. If you have a particular illness or condition that you are experiencing, we encourage you to share your experience online either in our forum or through our hosted blog. If you have a health provider that you recommend, or an information resource, we invite you to submit it to our directory. We encourage category recommendations, and site submissions. We invite you to join us in our efforts to bring quality health information to everyone.
Striving Together for Health
Latest Health News
New Diagnostic Device "Smells" Prostate Cancer In Men's Urine - Tech Times
12 Feb 2016 at 6:04pm
New Diagnostic Device "Smells" Prostate Cancer In Men's Urine
UK researchers Chris Probert (pictured above) and Norman Ratcliffe have developed the gas chromatography sensor system, called Odoreader, to "smell" prostate cancer in men's urine. The device is hoped to detect the disease accurately and in a ...
New tool can detect prostate cancer by smelling itModern Readers
Researchers develop diagnostic tool that can 'smell' prostate cancerFox News
New diagnostic tool for prosta...
Zika virus may hide in organs protected from the immune system - Reuters
12 Feb 2016 at 5:06pm
Zika virus may hide in organs protected from the immune system
CHICAGO The Zika virus may be particularly adept at entrenching itself in parts of the body that are shielded from the immune system, making it harder to fight off and possibly lengthening the timeframe in which it can be transmitted, top U.S. experts ...
WHO stiffens Zika travel advice for women, airs countermeasure effortsCIDRAP
CDC: Puerto Rico seeing mounting cases of Zika virus infectionWashington Post
Hopkins scientists develop mini-brains in promising research - Baltimore Sun
12 Feb 2016 at 2:06pm
Hopkins scientists develop mini-brains in promising research
Thomas Hartung, Director of Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, talks about how he creates mini-brains for research as well as some of the uses for them. (Lloyd Fox, Baltimore Sun).
Scientists create mini-brains to study neurological diseasesUPI.com
Mini brains could revolutionize medical researchWBAL Baltimore
Researchers create 'mini-brains'...
Feds Finally Take Action on Crumb Rubber Turf - NBCNews.com
12 Feb 2016 at 12:14pm
Feds Finally Take Action on Crumb Rubber Turf
Three federal agencies are teaming up to investigate the safety of crumb rubber artificial turf used in playing fields and playground all across the country ? the subject of a series of NBC News reports. The Environmental Protection Agency, the ...
US agencies to study safety of artificial turf fieldsReuters
7 ON YOUR SIDE: Feds launch multi-agency study of crumb rubber fieldsWJLA
A shifting ground for artificial turf in Connecti...
Asthma Boosts Abdominal Aneurysm Rupture Risk - MedPage Today
12 Feb 2016 at 8:03am
Asthma Boosts Abdominal Aneurysm Rupture Risk
savesaved. register today. Earn Free CME Credits by reading the latest medical news in your specialty. sign up. by Salynn Boyles Contributing Writer. This article is a collaboration between MedPage Today® and: Medpage Today. Action Points. Note that ...
Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal AneurysmWebMD
Aortic Stents Grafts Market Expected to Expand at a Steady CAGR through 2025Medgadget.com (blog)
Asthma Raises Risk for Abdom...