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The researchers determined "medical vulnerability" by referencing indicators identified by the CDC, including heart conditions, diabetes, current asthma, immune conditions (such as lupus, gout, rheumatoid arthritis), liver conditions, obesity and smoking within the previous 30 days. Additionally, the researchers added e-cigarettes to tobacco and cigar use.
None of the individual tumor genetic differences that were identified are likely to explain significant differences in health outcomes or to prevent Black Americans from benefiting from a new generation of precision prostate cancer therapies, researchers say, as long as the therapies are applied equitably.
A new model of the causes of breast cancer, created by a team led by researchers at UCSF, Genentech and Stanford University, is designed to capture the complex interrelationships between dozens of primary and secondary breast cancer causes and stimulate further research.
Older men who have a weak or irregular circadian rhythm guiding their daily cycles of rest and activity are more likely to later develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study by scientists at the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences who analyzed 11 years of data for nearly 3,000 independently living older men.
UCSF infectious disease scientists have released preliminary results of blood tests for COVID-19 antibodies conducted as part of a community-led project to provide comprehensive COVID-19 testing to residents of Bolinas.
In response to the national outcry over law enforcement use of rubber bullets during ongoing protests of the death of George Floyd, the UCSF Department of Ophthalmology launched a virtual petition campaign calling for a stop to this practice, which can result in blindness and other severe eye injuries, even death.
The collaboration is part of UCSF’s tightly coordinated work with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the state of California, and affected communities to respond to the public health crisis presented by COVID-19.
UCSF epidemiologists and infectious disease specialists are partnering with several community organizations and the San Francisco Department of Public Health to offer comprehensive, voluntary COVID-19 testing to residents of the Bayview, Sunnydale and Visitacion Valley.
As cases of COVID-19 continue to mount in Navajo Nation, UC San Francisco is sending a second team of health care workers — 13 nurses and six physicians — to Arizona to help provide urgently needed support to the largest hospitals serving Navajo patients.
A product containing healthy vaginal bacteria has proved effective against recurrent bacterial vaginosis (BV), an extremely common vaginal infection that is associated with preterm birth, HIV infection and problems with in vitro fertilization.