Scientists at the UC Davis Center for Comparative Medicine are developing a vaccine against salmonella, the increasingly antibiotic-resistant bacteria that kills hundreds of thousands of people worldwide each year.
A new commentary published online in the Feb. 1 issue of Nature says sugar is just as “toxic” for people as the other two, so the government should step in to curb its consumption.
When Kelly Porter visits Children’s Hospital Oakland, he knows the way to the pediatric floor. And he knows what he is carrying in brightly wrapped bags will make difference for the kids who are facing long treatments ahead.
A four-year old San Mateo boy with a rare disease may need a bone marrow transplant to live. However, it has been difficult to find a donor because of the boy’s ethnicity.
Harvard researchers have found a strong association between eating red meat and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
Sunday’s AIDS Walk San Francisco raised more than $3 million and has raised more than $77 million since it started in 1987.
KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA about this disease in pets.
San Francisco had the fewest number of tuberculosis cases on record last year, but on Thursday’s World TB day city health officials acknowledged they have a long way to go.
One year ago Wednesday, a devastating earthquake swept through Haiti, killing tens of thousands of people. Bay Area relief workers say a cholera outbreak has also proven deadly.
Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease, or CJD, is a devastating disease that takes away your life before it eventually ends it. A group of U.C. San Francisco researchers is the only team in the country working towards a cure.