Guitarist Xuefei Yang

Xuefei Yang, the first guitarist in China to enter a music school and launch an international professional career, is a rarity among the mostly male-dominated greats such as Andres Segovia, Paco de Lucía and Julian Bream.

Every so often on Haight Street, passers-by will suddenly exclaim, “Hey, great Indian food!” They’re not clairvoyant taste-tasters, capable of sensing the quality of food by mere proximity, but rather pointing out the new establishment at Shrader

Influenza affects 95 million Americans each year, resulting in 30 million doctors’ visits and 200,000 hospitalizations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Last Sunday’s Week 5 matchup with the Bengals brought plenty of bad news for the New England Patriots, who suffered their first loss of the season.

On a foggy Monday last week, the City Lights Room was transformed once again into a magical space for art at the UCSF 25th Anniversary Faculty and Staff Art show and sale.

More than 250 swimmers, including several former Olympians, multiple cancer survivors and UCSF faculty members, braved the chilly waters and powerful currents of San Francisco Bay this weekend to raise funds for children’s cancer programs.

Dear Editor,

In reference to “Let's Get Physical ... Therapy, Get Fit with Andrew” (September 26), we would like to second this recognition of a new avenue for physical therapists.

Got a long incubation time to kill? Waiting for your cells to spin? Bored in-between classes? In class? This week’s time waster will have you laughing — instead of crying — at manuscript rejection letters.

Nurses are often portrayed as hospital clinicians, and are seldom seen as public health administrators who make house visits to assess their patients’ health care needs and see that their medications are properly taken.

Biomedical scientists face a multifaceted crisis of funding that threatens to slow the pace of discovery and discourage talented researchers from entering the biomedical workforce.