Every day, California's Poison Hotline responds to over 700 calls from those needing to know whether a substance is toxic. Whether it's hand sanitizer, glow sticks, pills, or worse, UCSF operators are on hand to help determine if it's an actual medical emergency.
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UCSF researchers and nurses are leading efforts to create bedside monitors that both eliminate the unnecessary signals responsible for alarm fatigue and predict life-threatening events before they occur.
Interventions that involved group education, peer discussion and various hands-on activities, including food preparation, exercise sessions, martial arts and hip-hop dancing, reduced soda consumption and increased exercise.
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation will be making three gifts totaling $30 million to fund innovative research, faculty recruitment, training, and retention at The Broad Foundation’s namesake stem cell research centers at UCSF, the UCLA and the USC.
Unlike other gene mutations linked to autism, which are thought to alter brain development before birth, the newly identified changes in brain signaling may occur closer to the onset of autism symptoms in the first years of life.