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Commentary: It’s Time to Address the Health of Men Around the World

All over the world, men die younger than women and do worse on a host of health indicators, yet policy makers rarely focus on this “men’s health gap” or adopt programs aimed at addressing it, according to an international group of researchers...
31-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

UCSF Medical Center Invites the Community to Support UCSF’s Mission Bay Hospitals and Celebrate with 5k Hard Hat Walk and Lights On Festival On Sept. 6

UCSF Medical Center invites the community to participate in its 5k Hard Hat Walk and Lights On Festival on Saturday, Sept. 6, to support its new state-of-the-art healthcare campus for children, women and cancer patients in San Francisco’s Mission...
31-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Key to Aging Immune System Is Discovered


The immune system ages and weakens with time, making the elderly prone to life-threatening infection and other maladies, and a UC San Francisco research team now has discovered a reason why.
31-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Kids with Autism and Sensory Processing Disorders Show Differences in Brain Wiring

Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important...
25-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

UCSF Medical Center, John Muir Health Collaborating to Develop New Company and Regional Health Care Network

UCSF Medical Center and John Muir Health have signed a letter of intent to develop a company that will serve as the cornerstone of a Bay Area health care network intended to provide patients with high quality care and an exceptional experience at an...
29-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Caring for Donors

To make follow-up care more accessible, UC San Francisco and Walgreens are collaborating to launch the first program in the country that provides blood pressure testing at no charge to living kidney donors.
29-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Healthy Lifestyle May Buffer Against Stress-Related Cell Aging

A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of life’s stressors accumulate overtime and accelerate cellular aging, these negative effects may be reduced by maintaining a healthy diet, exercising and sleeping well.
24-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Stem Cell Advance May Increase Efficiency of Tissue Regeneration

A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells, which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts, according to UC San Francisco scientists.
28-Jul-2014 6:30 PM EDT

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