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Football Scuffles, Auto Injuries May Raise Risk for Parkinson’s

Apr 18, 2018
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/UCSF Health Outpatient Center in Berkeley to Open in June

Apr 11, 2018
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.

UCSF Convenes Groundbreaking Commission to Define Path Towards Malaria Eradication

Apr 10, 2018
A newly launched Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication will convene experts from around the world to develop the first-ever roadmap to eradicate malaria.

Working Parents, Take a Deep Breath: Preschool, Daycare Do Not Raise Asthma Risk

Apr 9, 2018
Early child care does not boost children’s risk for developing asthma.

World-Traveling Doctor on a Global Approach to Tuberculosis Elimination

Mar 23, 2018
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 Excels in U.S. News 2019 Best Graduate Schools Rankings

Mar 19, 2018
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.

Low Levels of Vitamin B12 May Worsen Walking, Cognition in Parkinson’s Patients

Mar 8, 2018
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.

Birth of New Neurons in the Human Hippocampus Ends in Childhood

Mar 7, 2018
UCSF scientists have shown that in the human hippocampus neurogenesis declines throughout childhood and is undetectable in adults.

San Francisco Partnership Launches New Mental Health Center

Mar 5, 2018
UCSF is supporting the creation of a new center that will add 54 conservatorship beds to San Francisco’s system of mental health care.

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