The family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, will begin discussions today on whether to appeal a judge’s decision regarding her life support.
A new, decade-long effort to study the deepest workings of the human brain could get a major funding boost if, as expected, President Obama includes the Brain Activity Map project in his proposed federal budget next month.
A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide in a recent four-year span.
While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.
At the U.C. Berkeley Tang Urgent Care Center, Dr. Cindy Chang takes care of the sick and injured. But soon, the Cal physician will be taking care of the health and well-being of a very elite group of athletes: the 525 Americans who will be competing in the upcoming London Olympics.
The parents of a former University of California at Berkeley student have filed suit against a former university doctor, alleging that their son committed suicide because he had been sexually molested by the doctor.
For those too young to remember, once upon a time doctors really did make house calls. And in the Bay Area, they’re starting to do it again – and it may even become a more common practice once President Obama’s health care reform law takes full effect.
A doctor who worked for the health center at UC Berkeley pleaded not guilty Thursday to 19 felony counts involving allegations that he sexually assaulted six male patients.
A Novato family doctor accused of sexually abusing a patient has been acquitted of one charge.
The fertility doctor for “Octomom” Nadya Suleman tearfully apologized Thursday for implanting a dozen embryos and putting her health at risk, saying he did so only because she was insistent and he felt legally bound to follow her orders even though they ran counter to accepted medical practice.