The United States faces a severe shortage of primary health care providers. In a series of papers published in Health Affairs, UCSF researchers advocated a number of potential solutions to the problem.
November 04, 2013
UCSF, a world-renowned center for the treatment of movement disorders, is holding an event to celebrate the program’s recognition by the Bachmann-Strauss Foundation as one of three new Centers of Excellence in the field.
October 17, 2013
In recent years, studies have reported inconsistent findings regarding whether calcium supplements used to prevent fractures increase the risk of heart attack.
October 15, 2013
The Science of Staying Younger Longer is a by-invitation symposium and panel discussion highlighting advances in scientific understanding of the biological underpinnings of aging and ideas for how to slow down age-associated disease and decline.
October 09, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is holding its 4th annual Art Day featuring local artists doing mosaics, caricatures and beading with hospitalized children.
October 08, 2013
An individual’s race or ethnic background could be a determining factor when it comes to risk of atrial fibrillation, the most frequently diagnosed type of irregular heart rhythm, according to researchers at UCSF.
October 02, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland have signed an agreement to jointly operate BayChildren’s Physicians (BCP), a pediatric multi-specialty physician foundation.
October 02, 2013
UCSF is alerting some of its patients to the theft of an employee’s laptop computer that held patient information.
September 20, 2013
For adolescents hospitalized with anorexia nervosa, higher calorie diets produce twice the rate of weight gain compared to the lower calorie diets currently recommended, according to a study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
September 10, 2013
Paying doctors for how they perform specific medical procedures and examinations yields better health outcomes than the traditional “fee for service” model.