Organ-transplant recipients often reject donated organs, but a new, two-pronged strategy developed by UCSF researchers to specifically weaken immune responses that target transplanted tissue has shown promise.
December 17, 2013
A new UCSF-led study of nearly 3,000 individuals links obesity to the development of kidney disease.
January 17, 2013
The risk of kidney failure is greater for people with chronic kidney disease who also have atrial fibrillation, one of the most common forms of irregular heart rhythm in adults, according to a new study by researchers at UCSF and the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research.
February 02, 2012
An analysis of hundreds of reviews posted to physician-rating sites on the Internet revealed that patients generally give their doctors favorable reviews in this forum. If they complain, it is generally about the experience of going to the doctor.
February 01, 2012
An upward revision of the blood pressure numbers used to identify risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) might actually help doctors provide better care for their patients, said the authors of a study in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).