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August 15, 2014
New UC San Francisco research shows significant price differences for ten common blood tests in California hospitals, with some patients charged as little as $10 for one test while others were charged $10,169 for the identical test.
August 15, 2014
It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us – which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold – may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity.
August 14, 2014
Teams from UC San Francisco raised more than $79,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco so far, exceeding its ambitious goal of $75,000. This puts UCSF in first place overall among top fundraising teams at the annual fundraiser, which took place on July 20.
August 12, 2014
How much does that fitness wristband or sleep app really tell you about your health? From a medical perspective, not much. That's about to change.
August 11, 2014
Osteoporosis drugs known as bisphosphonates may not protect women from breast cancer as had been thought, according to a new study led by researchers at UCSF.
August 07, 2014
Brief, acute psychological stress promoted healing in mouse models of three different types of skin irritations, in a study led by UC San Francisco researchers.
August 07, 2014
New research partly led by UCSF-affiliated scientists suggests that one in 10 cancer patients would be more accurately diagnosed if their tumors were defined by cellular and molecular criteria rather than by the tissues in which they originated.
August 06, 2014
UCSF researchers have identified cells’ unique features within the developing human brain, using the latest technologies for analyzing gene activity in individual cells, and have demonstrated that large-scale cell surveys can be done much more efficiently and cheaply than was previously thought possible.
August 06, 2014
Deborah Grady's success in cultivating young talent has led to her winning the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentorship.
August 05, 2014
According to a new commentary, it’s important for pediatricians to balance their roles as social advocates with the need to provide the most accurate medical information when counseling women on the benefits of breastfeeding.

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