Patients who cannot discuss their diabetes with a doctor in their own language may have poorer health outcomes, even when interpreter services are available, according to a new study by researchers at UCSF and the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research.
October 06, 2010
September 17, 2010
Sexual development is more likely to occur earlier when a girl’s father doesn’t live in the home, according to new study findings reported by a research team led by scientists from the University of California and Kaiser Permanente Northern California.
August 24, 2010
UCSF physician Shira Shavit was honored recently for creating a medical home for former prison inmates and their families.
August 16, 2010
Obesity rates have started to decline and level off for many adolescents, but continue to increase for certain racial and ethnic minorities, according to a new UCSF-led study.
August 12, 2010
Faculty who would like to present their research findings at UCSF’s fourth annual Health Disparities Research Symposium on October 22, have until September 8 to submit abstracts for consideration.
August 04, 2010
Community psychologist Susan Kegeles’ longtime contribution to AIDS prevention was recognized by a recent visit to the White House, where she witnessed President Obama unveiling the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
July 12, 2010
A recent book by UCSF sociologist Patrick Fox, PhD, helps us understand a patient’s perspective in Alzheimer’s disease.
May 14, 2010
The campus community is invited to learn about the health hazards of tobacco at UCSF’s World No Tobacco Day event on May 28.
April 14, 2010
Rebecca Skloot, author of New York Times bestselling book “The Immortal Life of Henriettal Lacks,” will visit UCSF for a special conversation about science and the ethics of research on April 28.
March 03, 2010
A new study co-authored by a UCSF resident physician and published this week examines why low-income countries are making poor progress in meeting international health goals. Study researcher Sanjay Basu, MD, PhD, of the Department of Medicine at UCSF and Division of General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital, said findings highlight the importance of looking at the entire health experience of a family, rather than just one or a few diseases.