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January 24, 2014
UCSF researchers have shown that, in mice at least, pregnancy complications after fetal surgery are triggered by activation of the mother’s T cells.
January 24, 2014
A new analysis of animal studies on cholesterol-lowering statins by UC San Francisco researchers found that non-industry studies had results that favored the drugs even more than studies funded by industry.
January 23, 2014
The University of California Board of Regents has unanimously approved the appointment of renowned pediatrician and medical dean Sam Hawgood, MBBS, to serve as interim chancellor of UC San Francisco.
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 21, 2014
Someone with access to firearms is three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be the victim of a homicide as someone who does not have access, according to a UCSF analysis.
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 15, 2014
Women giving birth in California can face a huge cost difference in their hospital bills, according to a new UCSF study that highlights the need for more price transparency in health care.
January 14, 2014
Americans are being exposed to significantly lower levels of some phthalates that were banned from children’s articles in 2008, but exposures to other forms of these chemicals are rising steeply, according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
January 14, 2014
Two new studies led by UC San Francisco scientists shed new light on the nature of beta cells, the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas that are compromised in diabetes.
January 13, 2014
Geneticists from Ohio, California and Japan used stem cells to correct a defective “ring chromosome” with a normal chromosome. Such therapy has the promise to correct chromosome abnormalities that give rise to birth defects, mental disabilities and growth limitations.

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