U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
It’s biotech’s dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won’t survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.
A billion dollar prison medical clinic that’s sitting half empty will start readmitting the state’s sickest inmates, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday.
The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A program teaching a room full of teenaged girls to work with power tools and thousand dollar screws as a way to connect to careers in science is the brainchild […]
Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.
This is no laughing matter – the Medical Clown Project of San Francisco is a nonprofit organization providing laughter – and some say healing – at California Pacific Medical Center’s (CPMC) Davies and St. Luke’s campuses.
A registered nurse at a veterans’ hospital in San Francisco has been charged in federal court with stealing Demerol pain medication from the facility.
Stanford has revived a program aimed at increasing the number of minority students seeking admission to its medical school. That number had essentially fallen flat over the last 20 years.