Health

A clinical observation was made where a women who was once tormented and traumatized by an incident sits in a warm room comforted by a nurse and therapist who sit side-by-side.

Two UCSF clinical nurses are breaking new ground in treating a poorly-understood condition afflicting cancer patients, and their efforts are gaining traction and recognition.

When Dr. Mitchel Berger watched the Super Bowl last Sunday, he wasn’t watching the plays, the catches, and the many, many interceptions. He was watching the hits.

What do prescription drug costs, cigarette taxes, legalizing marijuana, and the Super Bowl have in common?

Despite the relative firestorm of anti-women’s health rhetoric that went on last year, a bill in Oregon that allows pharmacists to prescribe contracept

The article really inspired me to reflect upon my own experience in dental school thus far. Aside from the learning and the growth, there were also many challenges - one of it being learning how to prioritize my time.

Nearly 26 million people in the United States may have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and many of them are unaware of this.

People all around the world are currently having some fun doing the “Lyme disease challenge.” This entails stuffing a lime in your mouth, posting a picture of your best lime-puckered expression on the Lyme Disease Challenge web site, along with a donation for Lyme disease research.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an irritating condition that affects 1-3% of the general population. UCSF graduate students appear to be at an especially high risk for CTS, although published research has yet to demonstrate this.

Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when the cartilage lining the bone surface wears away. At its worst, OA leads to bone on bone contact, with debilitating pain that may eventually result in a joint replacement.