Scientists have shown for the first time that cooking food fundamentally alters microbiomes, a finding with implications both for optimizing our microbial health and for understanding how cooking may have altered the evolution of the our microbiomes during human prehistory.
A monthly, 40-minute phone call from a non-clinical professional may suppress or reverse the trajectory of depression so frequently experienced by family members caring for patients with dementia at home.
UC San Francisco is teaming up with the Heart, Obesity, Prevention & Education (HOPE) Program of the Living Heart Foundation (LHF) to increase awareness and improve the health of former National Football League (NFL) players.
Children with asthma have a higher likelihood of also suffering from anxiety and depression, and when all three conditions are present, patients are almost twice as likely as those with asthma alone to seek care in the Emergency Room.
UCSF is conducting a comprehensive seismic review of its owned and leased buildings across the campus and clinical enterprise as part of its long history of working to better understand their seismic resiliency.
UCSF correctional health experts are taking a delegation from the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the NYC Department of Correction, and other policy and community experts to Europe to identify design elements in Norwegian and Dutch correctional facilities that could help build a more humane correctional system.
The UCSF Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research, made possible by a $35 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff, will bring together scientists and physicians who seek to push the boundaries of prostate cancer research and devise new strategies to combat the disease.
UCSF study conducted in songbirds shows that what at first appear to be genetic constraints on birds’ song learning abilities could be largely eliminated by tailoring instruction to better match the birds’ inborn predispositions.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals have successfully treated a months-old infant with a rare childhood leukemia using a targeted therapy approved for adults with inoperable liver cancer and advanced kidney cancer.
Patients increasingly resort to crowdfunding websites to pay medical bills, a new UCSF study finds that online donations are sought for lost wages, child care and even occasionally experimental treatments.