While there's been a steep decline in kids’ consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in California, African-American and Latino children may be replacing soda with 100 percent fruit juice while their white peers are not, according to a new UCSF study.
May 24, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital opened a new pediatric emergency department on the Parnasssus campus in April to help fill the need for child-focused emergency services in San Francisco.
May 13, 2013
Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that giving small amounts of formula in the first few days of life to infants experiencing high levels of early weight loss actually can increase the length of time their mothers end up breastfeeding.
May 03, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital recently held its annual teen prom, as part of its programs to ensure that each child's developmental and emotional needs are met during their hospital stays.
April 19, 2013
Adolescence is a unique period of change when many mental health disorders are known to first emerge, yet nearly half of adolescents are lacking coordinated and continuous health care that could identify symptoms early, according to a new UCSF study.
April 15, 2013
For the first time, researchers have linked autism in a mouse model of the disease with abnormalities in specific regions of the animals’ chromosomes.
April 01, 2013
By providing scientifically based curriculum at after-school programs, UCSF helps kids learn how to manage their anger while excelling on the field and in the classroom.
March 25, 2013
Culturally sensitive communication is an essential piece of the core communications competency required of UCSF graduates, and Carol A. Miller, MD, works to help residents and medical students build those skills.
March 15, 2013
In the two years since the Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes was established through an anonymous, $10 million gift, it has evolved into a state-of-the-art facility with innovative programs and a new home on the Mission Bay campus.
February 20, 2013
A new website aims to guide parents in managing their young child's pain after surgery and give them the framework for how to be more effective caregivers.