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 06, 2014
Babies not only pick up on their mother’s stress, but they also show corresponding physiological changes, according to a UCSF-led study.
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.
February 03, 2014
Leaders of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland spoke at a special grand rounds to discuss the nature of the affiliation between the two hospitals.
January 31, 2014
Four UCSF-affiliated researchers are among 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.
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.
January 06, 2014
As the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital prepares to relocate to Mission Bay, the nonprofit Family House also is gearing up for a move so it can accommodate twice as many families whose children are undergoing treatment for life-threatening illnesses.
December 26, 2013
A collaborative model of maternity care between UCSF’s certified nurse-midwives and obstetricians that began at San Francisco General Hospital almost 40 years ago allows each to learn from one another and practice to their unique strengths.