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UCSF Study Could Change How Eating Disorders Are Treated

Calling 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.

09/20/2013

diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes Drug Developed By UCSF Researcher Strikingly Effective In Clinical Trial

A drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages is strikingly effective in the phase 2 clinical trial, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco.

08/12/2013

(CBS)

UCSF-Led Panel Of Medical Experts Propose Changing Definition Of Cancer

A panel of experts advising the National Cancer Institute have proposed changing the definition of cancer, eliminating it entirely for some illnesses – particularly those that aren’t typically fatal given developments in medical science.

07/29/2013

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Cold Caps Tested At UCSF To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Hair loss is one of chemotherapy’s most despised side effects, not because of vanity but because it fuels stigma_revealing to the world an illness that many would rather keep private.

07/23/2013

Matthew Ouimet's mother strokes his head as he lies asleep in his hospital bed prior to his transplant surgery. (UCSF)

Antioch Toddler Recovering After Rare Double Transplant Surgery At UCSF

An Antioch toddler was recovering Wednesday following 12 hours of surgery in San Francisco in which he received a new kidney and a new liver.

06/05/2013

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

UC Medical Workers Begin 2-Day Strike

University of California medical center workers in San Francisco and several other cities statewide began a two-day strike Tuesday.

05/21/2013

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

Judge Rules Workers At UC Medical Centers Can Strike

A judge affirmed on Monday that some workers at the five largest University of California medical centers can go on a planned two-day strike starting Tuesday.

05/20/2013

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

UC Hospital Workers Authorize Union To Strike

The union representing nearly 13,000 workers at University of California hospitals announced Tuesday that its members have authorized a strike amid stalled contract talks.

05/07/2013

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

Workers At UC Medical Centers Hold Strike Vote

Pension reform and staffing levels are the big issues as thousands of workers at the University of California’s five medical centers vote on a potential strike.

04/30/2013

A construction worker pickets outside the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital job site at San Francisco Mission Bay. (CBS)

Construction Workers At New UCSF Hospital Upset Over Non-Union Hires

More than 1,000 unionized construction workers walked off the job Thursday at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Mission Bay. The workers are upset after six non-union construction workers were brought on the job on Wednesday.

04/11/2013

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