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UC San Francisco is the leading university exclusively focused on health.
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There are immense benefits of being surrounded by nature - "Within 15 minutes, the ability to solve puzzles and cognitive benefits are seen. At around that time, blood pressure improves and so does pulse," says Nooshin Razani of .
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“Most people with diabetes are less afraid of dying than they are of losing their leg.” Vascular surgeons + podiatrists are teaming up to prevent amputation for patients with -related infections/ulcers.
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Did you know? •30 million Americans live with . •~25% will develop foot ulcers, increasing risk of amputation. UCSF podiatrists + vascular surgeons are teaming up to help people keep their limbs.
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UCSF researchers discover new kind of RNA molecule that drives the spread of breast cancer. The discovery may one day lead to non-invasive cancer diagnostics.
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UC Nov 13
Join us for a FB Live this Thurs Nov 15th at 12:30pmPST featuring 's , 's and 's Laura Schmidt to discuss how to evaluate nutrition studies in light of food industry funded research. Hosted at
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"At times like these, we are reminded of the boundless strength and spirit of the people of California." Read Chancellor Sam Hawgood's full statement on the :
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UC San Francisco Nov 13
"There was one network that over and over would tell us whether they were feeling happy or sad," says UCSF associate professor of psychiatry .
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UC San Francisco Nov 13
The UCSF Medals are our highest honor. We're to award the 2018 Medals to Byllye Avery, A. Eugene Washington, Irwin “Tack” Kuntz, Robert Langridge, and the late Peter Kollman.
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UC San Francisco Nov 10
Three big TB trials may have been more successful than thought, new data analysis finds. 10M people have this curable disease, which continues to spread and kill more than 1M people each year.
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UC San Francisco Nov 9
Contrary to common neuroscientific opinion, mice can see what they evolved to see quite well, like "the flow of images across the retina as the mouse moves through the grass." Cool new study by Michael Stryker's team:
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NPR Nov 8
A team of researchers set out to answer a simple question: When you're watching TV or talking with family or waiting around, what regions of your brain are talking to each other?
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UC San Francisco Nov 9
Researchers find new link between Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease genetics by combining multiple genetic studies into one huge analysis of 1.5 million people.
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UCSF Medical Center Nov 9
Bay Area air quality is currently at unhealthy levels. Please limit outdoor activities, especially for seniors, kids and people with heart or lung disease. Check levels throughout the day here:
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UC San Francisco Nov 9
One big first step in treating is understanding exactly who has a . UCSF researchers are working on a blood test that could spot brain injuries right after they happen. Learn more »
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UC San Francisco Nov 9
Start your day with this 1-minute breathing and mindfulness exercise. It's scientifically shown to reduce stress and improve the immune system. Repeat as necessary.
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UC San Francisco Nov 8
Community choirs for older adults in San Francisco reduce loneliness, increase life interest, according to a new study
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UC San Francisco Nov 8
UCSF researchers are taking a precision medicine approach for treating , a deadly lung disease that currently has no cure
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UC San Francisco Nov 8
A partnership between researchers at UCSF, and the is raising a grand hope: To bring gene-editing tools into the clinic to treat patients
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UC San Francisco Nov 8
Health psychologists at UCSF, and colleagues in Canada, put together “walk through” thread to explain the findings of their recent paper on epigenetics and early life stress:
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