Woman Responding To Craigslist Ad Makes Life-Saving Kidney DonationA California woman is recovering after donating the gift of life to an ailing man who posted a Craigslist ad seeking a life-saving kidney.
UCSF Headache Center Finds Melatonin Helps Teens Suffering From MigrainesMigraines are surprisingly common among kids and teenagers but there aren’t many treatments. UCSF is recruiting teenage patients to find a new way to treat them.
UCSF Doctors Transplant Stem Cells Into Ailing FetusTo look at little Elianna as she quietly sleeps in her mother's arms, you would never know the high-tech life-and-death battle she went through the months before her birth.
Woman Reunites With Blood Donors Who Saved Her Life To Say 'Thank You'A Bay Area woman who nearly died while giving birth met the strangers who saved her life at a unique reunion with her blood donors at UCSF on Saturday.
Bay Area's First Baby Of The Year Born At UCSFThe first baby born in the Bay Area in 2018 appears to be a boy born at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center at Mission Bay.
Bride Walks Down Aisle At UCSF So Dying Father Can Give Her AwayA Bay Area couple had a last minute change in venue and ended exchanging vows in a hospital, but they wouldn’t have changed a thing.
Researchers Investigate Cannabis Compounds to Treat DementiaThe number of people living with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 50 years. Scientists are intrigued by the possibility that marijuana derivatives may slow dementia's advance.
Study: Stressed Out Surgical Residents At High Risk For Substance AbuseBurnout among surgical residents greatly increases the risk of high anxiety, depression, substance abuse and thoughts of suicide, according to a UCSF study released Thursday.
UCSF Study: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Looms In CaliforniaCalifornia could soon be dealing with a severe shortage of primary care doctors, according to a new report from UCSF.
UCSF Pushes Forward With Sutro Forest Tree Removal PlanThe long-running debate over the dead and dying trees of Sutro Forest in San Francisco has taken a new turn.
MammaPrint Identifies Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip ChemotherapyNew guidelines say all women with early-stage breast cancer should take the MammaPrint test, which identifies who can safely skip chemotherapy.
UCSF Psychiatrist Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn ChargesA University of California at San Francisco psychiatrist who was arrested last week pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of possessing and distributing child pornography.