E-cigarettes, promoted as a way to quit regular cigarettes, may actually be a new route to conventional smoking and nicotine addiction for teenagers, according to a new UCSF study.
February 26, 2014
Over the past 18 months, physicians in California have observed on rare occasions what may be a new disease, one in which patients, usually children, quickly and permanently lose muscle function in an arm or leg.
February 03, 2014
A new study led by researchers from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is the first to evaluate whether purified cannabinoid is effective in treating severe forms of childhood epilepsy.
January 22, 2014
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland have affiliated, building on the hospitals’ mutual commitment to provide outstanding care to children in local communities.
January 17, 2014
Thanks to generous fans and players, kids at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Seattle Children’s Hospital will be the true winners of Sunday’s matchup of the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks.
December 16, 2013
Children’s risk for developing allergies and asthma is reduced when they are exposed in early infancy to a dog in the household, and now researchers have discovered a reason why.
November 14, 2013
In a bold demonstration of support for children fighting cancer, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event where several doctors will go bald to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer research.
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 03, 2013
Former Olympic swimming legends are coming to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital to meet with young patients in the hospital’s school room.
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.