Bay Area Researchers Key on Blood Plasma to Fight Age-Related DiseasesAt Alkahest, in San Carlos, scientists are working on innovative therapies for diseases that are linked to aging.
Bay Area Patients Stung By Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments As FDA Looks To Clamp DownHundreds of clinics are popping up all over the country offering unapproved and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments.
Harvest Of Ember & Ash: Soda Rock Winery Bounces Back From Kincade FireThe destructive Kincade Fire burned hundreds of buildings in Sonoma County, including the Soda Rock Winery. But the owner's plans to rebuild it from the ashes tell a tale of resilience in the fire-stricken community.
Nutcracker-Inspired San Francisco Ballet Class Brings New Hope To Parkinson's PatientsA new class of dancers is inspired by Tchaikovsky's music from the holiday classic "Nutcracker." But, instead of defeating the Mouse King, they are fighting against a serious degenerative neurological condition.
Study Shows Tons Of Unharvested Produce In California Left To Rot In The FieldsA groundbreaking study of farming practices in the nation's breadbasket of Northern and Central California shows that, after harvesting, there are tons of food left over and left to rot in the fields while Bay Area families are going hungry.
Sexual Misconduct Complaints About Doctors Skyrocketing In CaliforniaSexual misconduct complaints against California doctors are up 61% since 2017, according to the state medical board. But that may be just the tip of the iceberg.
California Takes Steps to Force Registration of Homemade 'Ghost Guns'A gun used in last week's deadly school shooting in Santa Clarita was made from parts; an untraceable, so-called ghost gun. The use of homemade firearms is part of a growing and dangerous trend.
Groundbreaking Canine Cancer Vaccine Trial Underway At UC DavisOne of the world's top veterinary hospitals is testing out a new strategy to stop multiple types of cancer in dogs with a groundbreaking vaccine study.
Surgeons Test New Wearable Tech That Helps Measure Operating SkillsA Stanford scientist and her team are using smart, wearable technology to help physicians improve the art of surgery.
Paradise Ridge Winery Rebounds After Devastating 2017 Wine Country FiresRebuilding after a wildfire is a long, expensive process. Just ask the owners of Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa--it was decimated by the North Bay fires two years ago.
Advances Creating Capillaries Bring 3-D Bio Printing Of Organs Closer To RealityOrgan donation for patients who need transplants saves lives but there are simply not enough donors. That worldwide shortage of organ donors is leading scientists to look toward other options.
Counterfeit Pills Laced With Deadly Fentanyl Invading Bay Area SchoolsThe opioid epidemic has taken a treacherous new turn in the Bay Area. Kids are getting their hands on counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl. KPIX talked to one local teen who says pills are all over school campuses.
Plans To Build New Petrochemical Tanks In Rodeo Face Pushback Following NuStar FireA KPIX 5 original report is revealing new plans underway to build more petrochemical tanks inside Phillips 66’s Rodeo refinery, next to the facility where two storage tanks exploded and burned last week.
How The Loma Prieta Earthquake Shook Up Seismic StandardsSome new Bay Area buildings may have the edge when it comes to riding out the next big earthquake, thanks to seismic-savvy building techniques inspired by hard-won lessons learned in Loma Prieta.
New Plan Floated To Deal With House Boats Anchored Out Off SausalitoThe waterfront home to bohemian artists for generations, the water off Sausalito still attracts people quite content to live not on the pricey hillsides but instead as part of the flotilla of boats anchored in San Francisco Bay.