By David Siders, Sacramento Bee Last year, after the Food and Drug Administration approved a breakthrough new drug for hepatitis C, health officials around the country warned of dire consequences for state budgets.
Black History Month is a time when we can reflect on the lives of the loved ones we have lost to AIDS. In Black America, HIV continues to be a crisis. Feb. 7 marks the [...]
National Nurses United have announced a donation of $40,000 to the disaster relief organization International Medical Corps, which is on the front lines of the Ebola response, for its continued efforts to eradicate the deadly [...]
Congressmembers Barbara Lee, Eric Swalwell and Mike Honda will host a free education and enrollment event workshop Saturday, Feb. 7, to help small business owners and employees understand the Affordable Care Act and learn about [...]
For decades, scientists around the world have worked to develop a treatment for schistosomiasis, a debilitating water-born parasite that affects more than 200 million people worldwide.
UC San Francisco (UCSF) announced its annual Inside UCSF program, which takes place April 24 and April 25. The two-day program offers a chance for prospective students to become inspired about pursuing a health sciences [...]
By Leland Kim and Laura Kurtzman, UCSF News UC San Francisco medical students helped sparked a national movement in December when they launched #whitecoats4blacklives to bring attention to racial health care disparities.
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News A large meta-analysis of 12 studies in sub-Saharan Africa found that women who used a type of injectable birth control had a moderately increased risk of becoming infected with [...]
UC San Francisco has received a $40 million gift from angel investor and philanthropist Ron Conway, his wife Gayle, and sons Ronny, Topher and Danny, to help fund the outpatient medical building at the new [...]
By Gregory Mignano When Derek Mattox learned in 2003 that his kidneys were failing and he’d need dialysis to stay alive he knew his life was about to change big-time. <