Short-Term Physical Inactivity Impairs Vascular Function

By Emily Nosova on March 25, 2014

Researchers from the UC San Francisco-affiliated Vascular Integrated Physiology and Experimental Therapeutics (VIPERx) Lab found that only a few days of being physically inactive may have detrimental effects on vascular function, in a pilot study recently published in the Journal of Surgical Research.

Bridging the Inpatient-Outpatient Divide

By Jessica A. Eng, MD, and Michael A. Steinman, MD on February 27, 2014

In this editorial, two physicians with the UCSF Division of Geriatrics address the importance of delivering patient-centered care through collaboration between inpatient and outpatient providers. Specifically, the editorial discusses whether the hospital is an appropriate place to start long-term medications for chronic conditions.