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.
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 [...]
In advance of six games in the Bay Area, two stars of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters and youth with disabilities played wheelchair basketball Wednesday afternoon at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland.
By Diana Austin, UCSF School of Nursing It was June 1981 when a UC San Francisco nurse educator first heard of an unusual cancer that was being called Kaposi’s sarcoma. Angie Lewis was at a [...]
By Kristen Bole, UCSF News Researchers at UC San Francisco have launched SugarScience, a groundbreaking research and education initiative designed to highlight the most authoritative scientific findings on added sugar and its impact on health.The [...]
A crowd of energetic students from Piedmont Elementary School surrounded Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors last week during his Get Fit Clinic sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.