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A two-week course of an experimental immunotherapy called teplizumab dramatically reduced type 1 diabetes (T1D) diagnosis rates in people at high risk for the disease, according to newly published…
The program, supported by philanthropists Herb and Marion Sandler, funds ideas that challenge generally-accepted theories and have potentially transformative effects.
Sandler was a longtime advocate of UCSF’s basic science and neurosciences research efforts.
Consuming high levels of red meat or white poultry resulted in higher blood cholesterol levels than consuming a comparable amount of plant proteins.
A study has lodged a new kink in the breastfeeding dilemma that adds to the angst of exhausted new parents: While most newborns lose weight in the first days of life, do you or don’t you offer a…
The intervention, an app called MediTrain, uses a closed-loop algorithm that tailors the length of meditation sessions to the abilities of the participants.
This year’s competition received over 210 entries from more than 50 labs across campus, giving viewers a glimpse into the daily work of UCSF scientists.
With the release of a new report, UCSF is joining a growing national movement to establish “anchor institutions.”
The UCSF study examined whether a mobile phone physical activity app combined with brief, in-person counseling increased and maintained levels of physical activity
Blood-pressure and glucose control may be effective in preventing heart block, a common form of arrhythmia, and the subsequent need for a pacemaker.
A renewed push by several states to restrict access to abortions could have negative consequences for the health and well-being of women, as well as their children, research has shown.
The awardees were celebrated at a luncheon Friday that showcased their extraordinary accomplishment and dedicated service to the UCSF community and beyond.
A research team led by scientists at UC San Francisco and the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub has developed a new CRISPR-based diagnostic tool, dubbed FLASH, that can rapidly identify any drug-resistant…
A routinely prescribed asthma-controller medication may not work any better than placebo for more than half of all patients who use it.
An estimated 10 percent of U.S. jobs are in the service sector, where shift work and unstable work hours are common.
UCSF researchers are exploring whether less diverse or unbalanced microbiome early in life can have lasting effects on a child’s reactions to stress or their risk for depression.
Changes in gene activity in specific brain cells are associated with the severity of autism in children and young adults with the disorder.
Researchers have found a way to teach a computer to precisely detect one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease in human brain tissue.
The legalization of recreational marijuana is associated with an increase in its abuse, injury due to overdoses, and car accidents, but does not significantly change health care use overall.