UCSF Study Finds Simplified Systems Intervention Improves Blood Pressure Control in Safety-Net Settings
Study shows that a simplified intervention building on the hypertension treatment algorithm used in KP’s PHASE program can significantly improve rates of blood pressure control in the city’s safety net clinics.
An examination of how the adoption of EHRs affected the quality of hospital care between 2008 and 2013 found that mortality rates fell as hospitals learned how to work with the technology.
Sun exposure can boost your mood, but it can also significantly boost your risk of skin cancer. Sarah Arron dispels myths around UV rays and gives you her best advice on skin protection.
For the first time, a drug derived from marijuana has bee
Sensory Processing Disorder, or SPD, causes some children to find everyday stimuli excruciating. Scientists are finally shedding light on what causes the disorder and what can be done about it.
A rainbow-hued contingent from UCSF turned out for the 48th annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade.
Patricia “Pat” O’Sullivan has been named the 2018 recipient of the UCSF Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award.
UCSF researchers quantified the effects of Prop 47, which reclassified drug possession offenses from felonies or “wobblers”.
Forty percent of deaths attributed to cardiac arrest are not sudden or unexpected, and nearly half of the remainder are not arrhythmic – the only situation in which CPR and defibrillators are effective.
A staggering 64,000 people in the United States died in 2016 from drug overdoses – and a study led by UCSF’s Daniel Ciccarone is aiming to get at the heart of of the problem, including by interviewing opioid users.
The journey from discovering and developing effective, precise medications to using them correctly and safely in patients is hardly fast and easy. Nor is it a straight shot. Scientists in the UCSF School of Pharmacy are challenging the status quo every step of the way.
The odds of being a frequent user of California’s emergency departments dropped in the two years following the implementation of major provisions of the Affordable Care Act in January 2014.
Young adults who are overweight or obese are twice as likely as their leaner peers to binge and purge, use laxatives or diuretics, or force themselves to vomit as a means of controlling their weight.
Matthew State, chair of UCSF’s Department of Psychiatry, is playing a key role in an ambitious effort to tackle San Francisco’s dire homelessness problem. He answers some tough questions about the challenge.
UCSF researchers have safely transplanted a woman’s stem cells into her growing fetus, leading to the live birth of an infant with a normally fatal fetal condition.
Nationwide study found that more than half of the patients diagnosed with concussion, may fall off the radar shortly after diagnosis, placing in jeopardy treatments for long-term effects.
Scientists at UCSF have developed a test to predict a woman’s risk of preterm birth when she is between 15 and 20 weeks pregnant.
Mayor Mark Farrell announced $4.2 million in additional funds for HIV/AIDS programs in San Francisco.
UCSF neuroscientist identified the first potential treatment for the brain damage caused by exposure to cosmic rays.
Most women feel empowered by elective procedures that enable them to bank eggs in case they can’t conceive naturally later in life, but one in six become regretful.