San Francisco children living in non-redeveloped public housing are 39 percent more likely to repeatedly visit emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF and UC Berkeley.
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In honor of UCSF’s 150th anniversary, UCSF Magazine traces the battle with tuberculosis, a disease that’s woven into San Francisco’s and the University's history.
Two UCSF faculty members are among three promising young researchers nationally recognized for their work in pediatric oncology. UCSF’s Adam de Smith, PhD, and Kyle Walsh, PhD, will share a $1.35 million award with Duke University’s Lisa Crose, PhD.
Using weights obtained from over 100,000 Northern California babies, a new study is the first to detail the weight loss patterns of exclusively breastfed newborns.
In new research that brings natural movement by artificial limbs closer to reality, UCSF scientists have shown that monkeys can learn simple brain-stimulation patterns that represent their hand and arm position, and can then make use of this information to precisely execute reaching maneuvers.
Researchers at UCSF have identified patterns of genetic activity that can be used to diagnose endometriosis and its severity.
Drugs made from naturally occurring molecules found in fish oil could help thousands of Americans whose coronary and leg arteries renarrow after surgery.
UCSF is part of the city’s thriving health sector that collectively generates $28.4 billion to the economy – more than tourism and technology – according to a new economic impact report.
Nonsmokers sitting in an automobile with a smoker had markers of significantly increased levels of carcinogens, indicating that secondhand smoke in motor vehicles poses a potentially major health risk.
A growing body of science suggests that sugar isn’t just making us fat; it may also be making us sick. SugarScience is a national initiative to educate the public about its surprising health impacts.