By Juliana Bunim, UCSF News Reducing consumption of added sugar, even without reducing calories or losing weight, has the power to reverse a cluster of chronic metabolic diseases in children, including high cholesterol and [...]
By Kristen Bole, UCSF News UC San Francisco is launching a healthy beverage initiative in an effort to align campus food and drink sales with the growing science about the negative impact of [...]
By Scott Maier, UCSF News In San Francisco, nearly 40 percent of children have experienced tooth decay by the time they reach kindergarten, and low-income kindergartners are eight times more likely to have untreated [...]
By Laura Kurtzman, UCSF News Brains age, just like the rest of the body, even for those don’t get neurological disease, according to an Institute of Medicine report released on April 14.
By Leland Kim, UCSF News Almost 250 people gathered at Cole Hall on April 7 to listen to UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, outline his vision for a more inclusive campus environment.
By Scott Maier, UCSF News Male registered nurses (RNs) make more than $5,000 per year than their female counterparts across most settings, specialty areas and positions, according to a UCSF-led study, and this earnings gap [...]
By Kristen Bole, UCSF News A newly discovered cache of industry documents reveals that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institutes of Health in the 1960s and 1970s to develop a federal research [...]
By Kathleen Masterson, UCSF News The worst Ebola outbreak in history is not yet over. While Ebola is no longer dominating headlines and nightly newscasts, global health care workers remain in West Africa fighting the [...]
By Paul Day, UCSF News UC San Francisco’s Office of Diversity and Outreach has hired Denise Caramagno as the University’s care advocate. She will provide crisis intervention and ongoing support at UCSF to survivors of [...]
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.