A 68-year-old man from Hawaii with acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody–positive myasthenia gravis and poorly controlled type 2 diabetes complicated by neuropathy had been receiving intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) and taking pyridostigmine ...
A 2017 study co-led by UCSF researchers found that a high-fat diet (HFD) is associated with the accumulation of inflammatory cells called microglia in the hypothalamus, which in turn increases the susceptibility of mice to overeat and gain excess weight.
While some patients recover from the effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection, others have experienced the aftereffects of COVID-19 long after the initial infection. One of these long COVID symptoms is reduced exercise capacity.
There is a major clinical unmet need for effective and safe therapies to increase progression-free and overall survival in older individuals with leukemia whose prognosis is grim.
Since performing San Francisco’s first pure robotically assisted Whipple procedure in 2022, UCSF surgeons continue to be on the forefront of this technology, regularly performing robotic Whipple surgeries (pancreatoduodenectomies) on select patients.
UCSF is West Coast leader for the innovative, minimally invasive treatment for prostate cancer patients.
Tofacitinib is effective for managing ulcerative colitis (UC) and is linked to sustained steroid-free remission. The product label recommends dose de-escalation after eight or 16 weeks, but is this best for patients?
Workers making artificial-stone slabs for the most popular type of countertops sold in the United States are developing a potentially deadly, irreversible lung disease from tiny particles of toxic dust, researchers from UC San Francisco and UCLA found...
Millions of Americans with tobacco-related lung disease have symptoms that do not fit any existing tobacco-related disease criteria – including the most common of those, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
UCSF researchers led the first-in-human study of a novel near-infrared fluorescence imaging agent that targets prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA).
The UCSF cancer program has been continuously accredited by the CoC since 1933, demonstrating its commitment to the best outcomes possible for its cancer patients.
UC San Francisco Medical Center (UCSF) is among just four hospitals in the U.S. to be verified as part of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Vascular Verification Program (Vascular-VP)...
A UC San Francisco (UCSF)-led study of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) has found that mild-to-moderate acute kidney injury (AKI) did not predict worsening of kidney function after taking into account differences in pre-existing health.
Sepsis is a global health priority affecting 55 million patients worldwide and causing 11 million deaths annually.