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UCSF is sponsoring a one-day symposium for the Bay Area research community to bring awareness to the problem of how certain foods can cause an addictive-like state in the brain and are a hidden cause behind the nation's obesity epidemic.
In a Jan. 19 letter to the UCSF community, Sue Desmond-Hellmann says she’s “inspired about our collective ability to innovate and contribute to delivering on our mission of <em>advancing health worldwide.™</em>
UCSF Emergency Management expert Christopher Jones will conduct a town hall meeting today (Jan. 14) at 3 p.m. in Toland Hall to discuss disaster assistance following Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake in Haiti.
A tiny department on the UCSF School of Nursing has yielded big developments, including supplying much of the ammunition informing the most significant public discussions about health and health care over the past half century.
UCSF’s Phil Darney is co-leading a new Center of Expertise on Women’s Health and Empowerment that will tackle global health issues such as violence against women and reproductive health and rights.
A UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital project that used a novel communication tool to improve health outcomes among diabetes patients was honored recently with a quality leadership award from the California Health Care Safety Net Institute.
Decision Services, a UCSF program that provides breast cancer patients with information and one-on-one support as they grapple with major treatment decisions, was recently honored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation.
Older women with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) –– the restriction or interruption of breathing during sleep –– are more likely to show cognitive impairment than women without SDB, according to a study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA
Medical Center and UC San Francisco.
Women who experienced cognitive decline over a 13 to 15 year period after age 65 were more likely to sleep poorly than women whose cognition did not decline, according to a study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).
Peggy Knudson, MD, San Francisco General Hospital trauma surgeon of 18 years, has been selected for a second time to work at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, as part of the Senior Visiting Surgeon Program funded jointly by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the American College of Surgeons and the US military.
American women are struggling to "do it all" and are sacrificing sleep to juggle their family and work responsibilities, according to a new survey led by a professor in the School of Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco.
A study by researchers at the UCSF School of Nursing has found that women who have less sleep or severely disrupted sleep in late pregnancy are significantly more likely to have longer labors and are more likely to have cesarean births.