Latino children with kidney failure have a surprising survival advantage over white children despite longer waits for transplants, according to a UCSF study that tracked more than 12,000 pediatric patients.
Years of research have shown that trauma and adverse events in childhood can put a person at an elevated risk for a wide range of physical and mental health problems across their life span. But the scope and significance of that impact – and how to reverse it – is just beginning to come into focus.
There is an increasing demand to address gender dysphoria early in childhood, prior to the onset of puberty. Under the guidance of Stephen Rosenthal, MD, UCSF's Gender Center is helping parents and their children navigate this difficult terrain.
About 150 of the nation’s foremost thought leaders in academia, child and public health, policy, technology and data science gathered at UCSF to kick-start the conversation about what can be accomplished in precision public health.
Family therapy for 12- to 18-year-olds with anorexia nervosa, in which all household members participate and a meal is held in the clinician’s office, may be less effective than a streamlined model involving only the parents and without the meal.