Cultural pressure to bear male offspring leads some immigrant Indian women in the United States to use reproductive technology to select sons or abort female fetuses, steps that are illegal in India, according to a UCSF study.
May 20, 2011
April 22, 2011
A UCSF team that developed a low-cost diaphragm device, which monitors early signs of pre-term labor and sends a wireless alert to the patient’s physician, has won second place in a national competition and could lead to clinical trials of the product.
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 28, 2011
UCSF is voluntarily committing to an ambitious goal for its new medical center at Mission Bay to hire a workforce averaging at least 20 percent San Francisco residents during the first year of the project.
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.