UCSF Participates In Experimental Therapy Trial For Infants With Rare Genetic Disease SCIDIn the late 70's and early 80's, a small boy with a rare genetic disease was known as “David, the Bubble Boy." Now, there is cautious optimism that UCSF doctors may have found a safe cure for patients just like David.
Boyfriend Kills San Francisco Doctor In Apparent Murder-Suicide In UtahA woman who recently graduated from UCSF Medical School and was in the first year of medical residency at the University of Utah was killed by her boyfriend in an apparent murder suicide, authorities said Monday.
UCSF Study: More People With Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Receiving TransplantsAlcohol-associated liver disease -- including alcoholic cirrhosis, alcoholic cirrhosis with hepatitis C and acute alcoholic hepatitis -- has emerged as the leading reason for liver transplants in recent years.
CA First Responders Fight 'Frequent Flier' Abuse Of Emergency ServicesFirst responders in California are trying to tackle a crisis that impacts emergency crews across the country: "Frequent fliers" who tie up the system by calling 911 hundreds of times a year.
UCSF Patient Coughs Up Huge Blood Clot Shaped Like LungDoctors were stunned after a patient at UC San Francisco coughed up a six-inch blood clot that perfectly preserved the shape of his right bronchial tree.
New Study Shows Cell Phone Are Essential Lifeline For Bay Area HomelessThe majority of homeless people living in the Bay Area have cell phones or permanent access to a cell phone, which serves as an important lifeline to many services, according to a new study. 
UCSF Researchers: 'Fentanyl Is A Tsunami'; Want Drug Classified As A PoisonResearchers at the University of California in San Francisco want to change the way we think of Fentanyl. In a paper published Tuesday, they called it a “contaminant, and a poison in the heroin stream."
UCSF Makes Breakthrough With Chemical Exposure StudyScientists at the University of California in San Francisco have discovered a new way to test people for exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.
Bay Area Girl Undergoes First-Ever Pediatric Heart Transplant At UCSFThe first-ever pediatric heart transplant at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital may have just saved a young Bay Area girl's life.
UC Campuses Admit Record Number Of Transfer Students For 2018-2019University of California officials say they've admitted a record number of transfer students for the upcoming school year, mostly from community colleges.
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.