The dispute over Oakland’s new cannabis regulations is fundamentally an argument over fairness. Does equity require that the city’s cannabis business licenses be granted to the “pioneers” who came to Oakland to set up [...]
A team at the Oakland and San Francisco campuses of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, UCSF, and UC Berkeley have been awarded $1.2 million o help advance precision medicine in the state.
By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley During downtime, some of us daydream while others might focus on a to-do list, or get stuck in a negative loop. Psychology has traditionally defined all these thought patterns [...]
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) has been awarded more than $140 million by the California Department of Health Care Services for an ambitious and innovative program that aims to improve health outcomes for [...]
The Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center announced the receipt of an anonymous gift of $4,000,000 to help with early breast detection, targeting African American women.
By Nina Bai, UCSF News A new study by UC San Francisco researchers found that even moderate alcohol consumption may change the structure of the heart in ways that increase the risk of atrial [...]
By Robert Sanders, Media relations | October 12, 2016 A team of physicians and laboratory scientists has taken a key step toward a cure for sickle cell disease, using gene editing to fix the [...]
By Nicholas Weiler, UCSF A particular pattern of microbes living in a baby’s gut during its first month of life may directly impact the developing immune system, leading to a higher risk of allergies [...]
By Arnold Perkins One in two African American and Latino children are predicted to get type 2 diabetes in their lifetime (compared to one in three children overall).
In this technological society, we have gotten away from the basics. “When people say the system isn’t working don’t believe them, it is working because it’s been designed to do just what it’s doing. [...]