Human Germs, Bacteria Seen As Weapons In War Against CancerBay Area scientists are on the hunt to discover how a person's own germs may be the best medicine in the war against cancer.
Got The Winter Blues? -- It May Be In Your GenesA recently discovered human gene mutation by researchers at UC San Francisco may be the reason why some people get the winter time blues.
New UCSF Study Shows Caffeine Doesn't Contribute To Extra HeartbeatsA new study indicates that regular caffeine consumption does not contribute to heart palpitations or extra heartbeats, according to UC San Francisco researchers.
Woman Killed In Altercation At UC San Francisco; Man ArrestedA man was arrested for allegedly killing a woman during on altercation on the main campus at University of California, San Francisco.
3 Bay Area Universities Ranked Best In WorldThe Center for World-Class universities in Shanghai took half a dozen factors into account including alumni and staff winning prestigious awards and the number of articles published in nature and science journals.
UC Medical Centers Declared Priority Hospitals For Ebola CareFive University of California medical centers, including one at University of California at San Francisco, are now considered priority hospitals to treat confirmed Ebola cases in California.
Study Finds $10 To $10,000 Price Range For Same Blood Test At Different California HospitalsA study of prices for common blood tests in California has discovered patients are along an extreme range of price differences, some as little as $10 all the way up to more than $10,000 for the same test.
Stanford, UCSF Researchers Use 'Vampire Mice' To Show Newer Blood Can RejuvenateBay Area researchers have found it’s possible the much-sought-after fountain of youth could be running with blood, and they’ve used ‘vampire mice’ to prove their theories.
UCSF Study Shows E-Cigarettes A Youth Gateway To Regular Smoking, Nicotine AddictionElectronic cigarettes, which have been touted as way to help regular cigarette smokers kick the habit, may be driving young people toward traditional smoking and nicotine addiction, according to new study by the University of California, San Francisco.
Workers Plan 1-Day Strike At UC HospitalsMore than 21,000 patient care workers plan to target the University of California with a one-day strike on Wednesday.
UCSF Study Could Change How Eating Disorders Are TreatedCalling it a giant step forward, researchers at UC San Francisco urged the medical community to reconsider how they treat patients hospitalized with anorexia nervosa, following the study of 56 anorexic patients who were treated with a higher than normal caloric diet during the recovery process.
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