A few months ago, Dr. Ian Crozier was in Sierra Leone, working with the World Health Organization, in the fight against Ebola. He never dreamed the virus would nearly kill him.
Breathing secondhand marijuana smoke may be just as bad for your heart as tobacco smoke, according to preliminary research from UCSF.
Last week the State of California announced any Ebola cases will be treated at five designated UC medical centers, but on Tuesday about a dozen nurses protested at UCSF’s Parnassus campus.
The first-of-its-kind study suggests that soda may be aging us, in ways we are not even aware of.
It will take a monumental effort to stop the Ebola outbreak in its tracks, but scientists in the Bay Area are working on a new way to detect the virus before it can spread.
Cancer patients in San Francisco are testing out a device that can allow them to avoid the tell-tale sign of their condition – hair loss.
Officials at UCSF say its hospitals have prepared should someone at any of its facilities show signs of the Ebola virus, despite the very low risk of anyone contracting the disease locally.
More than 5 million people had heart failure last year. A new implant lets doctors get medical data wirelessly, straight from their patient’s hearts.
UCSF Ebola Expert: Ebola Is Not As Infectious As Influenza, Tuberculosis, Measles And Other Airborne Diseases
Amid questions and concerns over the recent cases of the Ebola virus in the United States, KPIX 5 talked to an expert on infectious diseases at University of California at San Francisco.
A new study of states which have implemented medical marijuana laws shows those states also have lower rates of drug overdose deaths.