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.
December 16, 2013
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.
September 25, 2013
A class of flame retardants that has been linked to learning difficulties in children has rapidly declined in pregnant women’s blood since the chemicals were banned in California a decade ago, according to a study led by researchers at UCSF.
September 20, 2013
For adolescents hospitalized with anorexia nervosa, higher calorie diets produce twice the rate of weight gain compared to the lower calorie diets currently recommended, according to a study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
August 26, 2013
A new UCSF study shows that hospital readmissions rates for children are not necessarily meaningful measures of the quality of their care.
August 12, 2013
An international study on epilepsy has uncovered 25 new mutations on nine key genes that could pave the way to develop precise therapies for a devastating form of the disorder during childhood.
July 30, 2013
Homeless young women may be at greater risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) than homeless young men because of the structure of their social groups and friendships, according to new research from UCSF.