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. <
With a settlement that is likely to impact RN standards across the nation, the California Nurses Association (CNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) announced a major tentative contract agreement for 18,000 California RNs who [...]
After more than 10 years of planning and construction, UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will open Feb. 1 on UC San Francisco’s biomedical research campus. UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay comprises UCSF Benioff [...]
Since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was officially declared on March 22 in Guinea, it has claimed 6,387 lives in the region. The outbreak is the largest ever, and is currently affecting four countries [...]