Scientists identified key ways Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses hijack the body’s cells, and they found at least one potential drug that can disrupt this process in human cells.
UC San Francisco, National Jewish Health and Centro de Neumología Pediátrica in Puerto Rico have been awarded nearly $10 million to address the root causes of asthma in children in Puerto Rico.
Almost half of the nearly 10 million patients with active tuberculosis each year could potentially be cured with significantly shorter treatments than current guidelines recommend.
Claims by the tobacco industry that heated tobacco products (HTPs) are safer than conventional cigarettes are not supported by the industry’s own data and are likely to be misunderstood by consumers.
The 23rd International AIDS conference, AIDS2020, is returning to the Bay Area for the first time in 30 years, with leadership from UCSF and the International AIDS Society.
Nearly 300 hundred experts gathered at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus to discuss the global health emergency that is climate change and to call for action to protect human health and well-being.
Global and local leaders—including Ban Ki-moon, Mary Robinson and Eric Goosby, MD—gathered with community members at ZSFG to discuss universal health care in California and beyond.
Patients were hypothetically willing to increase wait time and travel distance—and accept significant reduction in medication—in order to access a healthcare provider with a nice attitude, according to a new survey.