UCSF's Pierre Theodore is the first surgeon to use the tech device, Google Glass, as a surgical tool to make a patient's CT and X-ray images available to him for quick reference while in the operating room.
October 30, 2013
October 29, 2013
UCSF's Center for Healthcare Value and its partners convened “The Future of Health Care Price Transparency in California: A Multi-Stakeholder Summit" to discuss strategies that could help lower medical costs.
October 24, 2013
Barbara Drew is leading research to solve the dangerous problem of alarm fatigue, in which clinicians turn down, turn off or tune out the alarms because they're exhausted by their frequency and false readings.
October 17, 2013
In recent years, studies have reported inconsistent findings regarding whether calcium supplements used to prevent fractures increase the risk of heart attack.
October 16, 2013
A UCSF-led team of scientists has discovered that a gene mutation found in some bladder cancers is indicative of low-risk tumors that are unlikely to recur or progress after surgery.
October 15, 2013
The Science of Staying Younger Longer is a by-invitation symposium and panel discussion highlighting advances in scientific understanding of the biological underpinnings of aging and ideas for how to slow down age-associated disease and decline.
October 11, 2013
A team from UCSF was one of six winners of the worldwide OpenIDEO/Mayo Clinic Challenge that sought to answer the question, “How might we all maintain well-being and thrive as we age?”
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 08, 2013
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
The government closure that started Oct. 1 is expected to have minimal impact on UCSF if it does not last for more than a few weeks. But if the closure is protracted, UCSF and the University of California overall are expected to face a number of challenges as a result.