A rear-ender in which the driver’s head slams against the steering wheel or a helmet-to-helmet tussle with an opponent on the football field may increase one’s risk for Parkinson’s disease if concussion results.
John Muir Health and UCSF Health will open their first joint medical center for primary care and specialty care, the Berkeley Outpatient Center, in June.
A newly launched Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication will convene experts from around the world to develop the first-ever roadmap to eradicate malaria.
Early child care does not boost children’s risk for developing asthma.
Mike Reid, who has worked around the globe providing treatment for serious infectious diseases, is part of a growing effort to eliminate tuberculosis worldwide.
UCSF’s School of Medicine placed in the top five nationally in this year’s U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate and professional schools. UCSF’s biomedical science PhD programs were among the top 10, and the School of Nursing was also highly ranked.
A study of patients with early Parkinson’s disease found that groups with lower levels of vitamin B12 faced on average a more rapid acceleration of both motor and cognitive symptoms.
UCSF scientists have shown that in the human hippocampus neurogenesis declines throughout childhood and is undetectable in adults.
UCSF is supporting the creation of a new center that will add 54 conservatorship beds to San Francisco’s system of mental health care.