During December and throughout 2011, members of the UCSF community can participate in events and activities that can improve their health and well being.
December 02, 2010
Members of the UCSF community can get a discount on prices for emergency preparedness kits through a new deal with a disaster supply company.
November 29, 2010
In a new UCSF study of more than 2 million mammogram screenings performed on nearly 700,000 women in the United States, scientists for the first time show a direct link between reduced hormone therapy and declines in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) as well as invasive breast cancer.
November 29, 2010
ClownZero, a San Francisco based non-profit organization that raises morale and administers a dose of laughter to young patients, entertained at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital recently.
November 22, 2010
Patients, survivors and others affected by cancer gathered recently for two interactive workshops presented in partnership with Genentech to learn how to transform their feelings into words and stories.
November 18, 2010
The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at UCSF is encouraging smokers to quit today, which marks the 35th annual Great American Smokeout, with the hope that they may quit for good.
November 16, 2010
UCSF and Pfizer, Inc. have formed a new partnership to accelerate the translation of biomedical research into effective new medications and therapies for patients.
November 15, 2010
Cutting back on salt in teenagers’ diets by as little as one-half teaspoon, or three grams, a day, could reduce the number of young adults with high blood pressure by 44 to 63 percent, according to new research presented Sunday, Nov. 14 at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2010 meeting in Chicago.
November 10, 2010
Soft drink companies are well-positioned to help combat child malnutrition in developing countries because of their expanding business and extensive distribution routes.
November 09, 2010
CT scans to detect lung cancer early can save lives, according to a study of 53,456 current and former smokers ages 55 to 74.