Calculations by researchers at UCSF and the University of California, Berkeley estimate that the cancer risk associated with one type of airport security scanners is low based on the amount of radiation these devices emit, as long as they are operated and function correctly.
March 23, 2011
One year ago today, (March 23) President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, setting in motion a series of reforms that over the course of four years will grant 32 million more Americans insurance coverage.
March 17, 2011
The UCSF School of Pharmacy-administered California Poison Control System and state health officials are urging calm along the West Coast in response to Japan’s nuclear crisis and telling people not to take iodide medication.
March 15, 2011
The cholera epidemic in Haiti this year is projected to be far worse than United Nations’ projections -- perhaps 779,000 cases of cholera between March and November 2011, according to a new study.
February 11, 2011
David Durenberger and Susan Bartlett Foote will outline a new look at the legal and political issues related to health care reform. Both are guest speakers at the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies seminar series on health reform.
February 08, 2011
The UCSF community is invited to attend a conference to honor the late pioneering nurse Florence Stroud during Black History Month on February 11.
February 03, 2011
UCSF Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn is not ready to predict how long you will live. But she and her UCSF colleagues are exploring a feature within cells that is a kind of hourglass for aging.
February 02, 2011
Walter Miller, professor of pediatrics at UCSF and chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, received Duke University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2010.
January 31, 2011
Many members of the UCSF community converged at the Milberry Union to participate in UCSF’s first-ever wellness expo.
January 26, 2011
Early diagnosis and treatment can make a big difference for patients with schizophrenia. Unfortunately, diagnosis often is delayed for months or years.