March 24, 2011
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital ranks number four out of hospitals throughout California based on their rates of exclusive breastfeeding, when the infant only receives breast milk, according to a recent report.
March 14, 2011
UCSF Global Health Sciences and the UCSF Bixby Center Safe Motherhood Program welcome supermodel Christy Turlington Burns for the California premiere of No Woman, No Cry.
March 04, 2011
Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health program is supporting career development for translational and clinical researchers in a wide variety of disciplines and is launching a new seminar series on March 8.
March 01, 2011
More than 200 young women from 20 San Francisco-area high schools will attend a March 2 summit exploring issues that impact their health and goals -- including how to deal with stress, relationship violence, sexuality and birth control, and how to evolve into future leaders.
February 15, 2011
Women’s health pioneer Marianne J. Legato, an internationally recognized specialist in women's health, will be the keynote speaker at the UCSF/UC Hastings symposium on February 25.
January 19, 2011
Carmen Peralta, assistant professor of medicine, was recognized recently for her outstanding work in the field of racial and ethnic differences in kidney disease detection, progression and complications.
January 14, 2011
Tracey Woodruff, director of the UCSF Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, offers tips on how to avoid everyday toxins in our environment.
December 15, 2010
A small-scale University of California, San Francisco-led study has identified the first evidence in humans that exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may compromise the quality of a woman’s eggs retrieved for in vitro fertilization (IVF).
November 23, 2010
University of California scholars will gather at UC Irvine on November 30 to showcase research aimed at improving the health of the world.
October 29, 2010
UCSF hosted a two-day celebration to commemorate the historic groundbreaking of its new medical center at Mission Bay.
October 08, 2010
A woman’s race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status impact whether health care providers recommend one of the most highly effective forms of contraception, a UCSF study confirms. The results also indicate that the interaction of both factors plays a role in clinicians’ decisions.
September 16, 2010
Fourth-year medical student Jamila Harris, who saw community members in her native San Francisco neighborhood struggle to navigate the health system, explains her drive to become a doctor.
August 03, 2010
Testosterone in men has become a hot health topic. New studies, including one by UCSF researchers, now are sparking a controversy over the role of testosterone in heart disease.
July 19, 2010
Shane Snowdon, director of the LGBT Resource Center at UCSF, has been named an LGBT “Local Hero” by KQED TV.
June 29, 2010
Playing soccer with kids in the Western Addition is one of the ways Chief Pediatric Resident Sonny Tat works to improve public health as part of the University Community Partnership program.