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University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Napolitano Proposes Tuition Freeze At 1st UC Regents Meeting

At her first University of California Board of Regents meeting as UC president, Janet Napolitano on Wednesday proposed a tuition freeze and announced several new initiatives.

11/13/2013

Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Beyonce-Inspired Operating Room Dance Party At UCSF Goes Viral

Dr. Deborah Cohan, an obstetrician and gynecologist, at University of California San Francisco organized the the six-minute dance party set to Beyonce’s hit single “Get Me Bodied.”

11/07/2013

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SF General Hospital Worker May Have Seen Patient Found Dead In Stairwell

Investigators released new information Tuesday about a possible witness in the case of a San Francisco General Hospital patient found dead in a stairwell earlier this month.

10/29/2013

Zach Greene and his younger brother Spencer have both been diagnosed with Oligodendroglioma or “Oligo,” a rare brain cancer. (CBS)

Marin Family Rallies After Brothers Struck With Rare Brain Cancer

There are more than 100 types of brain tumors. So when a North Bay family was told that both of their children had the exact same form of rare cancer it was both surprising and devastating.

09/27/2013

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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

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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

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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

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