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 03, 2013
Often deadly “triple-negative” breast cancers might be effectively treated in many cases with a drug that targets a previously unknown vulnerability in the tumors, UCSF reports.
September 30, 2013
Three Gladstone scientists have won research awards from divisions of the National Institutes of Health equaling an approximate total of $12.5 million over five years for their groundbreaking research to overcome HIV/AIDS.
September 27, 2013
A consortium of the five University of California medical campuses, including UCSF, has been awarded a $12 million grant and designated by the National Institutes of Health as one of three Centers for Accelerated Innovations by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
September 25, 2013
A class of flame retardants that has been linked to learning difficulties in children has rapidly declined in pregnant women’s blood since the chemicals were banned in California a decade ago, according to a study led by researchers at UCSF.
September 24, 2013
Sequoia Capital Chairman Sir Michael Moritz and his wife, Harriet Heyman, in collaboration with UCSF, have kicked off a new endowment with a $60 million contribution to ensure the future of PhD education programs in the basic sciences.
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 19, 2013
UCSF will receive a five year, $20 million grant as part of a first-of-its-kind tobacco science regulatory program by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health.
September 17, 2013
More adults in California are flocking to emergency rooms, especially those on Medicaid who are using ERs at a faster rate than the uninsured or privately insured, according to new UCSF research.
September 16, 2013
A small pilot study shows for the first time that changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may result in longer telomeres, the parts of chromosomes that affect aging.