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The Evidence on Incidentalomas: When to Investigate, When to Rest Easy Video

The Evidence on Incidentalomas: When to Investigate, When to Rest Easy

This presentation from radiologist Hailey H. Choi, MD, supplies straightforward criteria to help providers assess lesions ranging from thyroid and adrenal nodules to ovarian cysts to pancreatic and liver lesions.
Genetic Gut Microbiome Variations Point to Precision Treatments for Metabolic Conditions News

Genetic Gut Microbiome Variations Point to Precision Treatments for Metabolic Conditions

In a new study, UCSF researchers found that the gut microbiome of East Asians is distinct from that of White individuals living in the same geographic region. This discovery may lead to personalized treatments for various metabolic conditions, including diabetes and obesity.
A Guide to GERD: Managing Symptoms and Complications of a Common Condition Video

A Guide to GERD: Managing Symptoms and Complications of a Common Condition

With gastroesophageal reflux disease affecting 40% of the U.S. population every month, primary care providers need a straightforward plan for initiating therapy, as well as an up-to-date understanding of causes and treatment complications.
Endoscopic Removal of Benign Complex Colorectal Lesions Improves Patient Outcomes News

Endoscopic Removal of Benign Complex Colorectal Lesions Improves Patient Outcomes

Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) is a safe and effective alternative to surgery for benign complex colorectal lesions, according to research led by UCSF gastroenterologist Tonya Kaltenbach, MD.
Liver Transplant Program and Referral Information Document

Liver Transplant Program and Referral Information

With more than 13,000 people in the United States with end-stage liver disease awaiting a liver transplant,UCSF has made liver transplantation services a high priority.
Manipulating Gut Microbiomes to Treat inflammatory Bowel Disease News

Manipulating Gut Microbiomes to Treat inflammatory Bowel Disease

Researchers at the Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine at UCSF are working to accelerate understanding of how microbes promote health and prevent disease and to leverage this information to develop novel, effective treatments in the shortest possible time.
Understanding Obesity: Essentials of Screening and Management in Primary Care Video

Understanding Obesity: Essentials of Screening and Management in Primary Care

Weight management specialist Diana Thiara, MD, presents an update on obesity care, with guidance on using screening tools, having sensitive discussions, and selecting treatments – from dietary modifications to surgery.
New Practice Guidance on Malnutrition, Frailty and Sarcopenia in Patients With Cirrhosis, Led by UCSF Researcher News

New Practice Guidance on Malnutrition, Frailty and Sarcopenia in Patients With Cirrhosis, Led by UCSF Researcher

The first-ever American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Practice Guidance on the management of malnutrition, frailty and sarcopenia in patients with cirrhosis is now available.
Constipation Frustration: How to Determine Therapy for a Diverse Diagnosis Video

Constipation Frustration: How to Determine Therapy for a Diverse Diagnosis

A common disorder with a heavy socioeconomic burden, constipation has numerous causes and is described differently by different patients.
Colon Cancer: New Screening Options and Guidelines Video

Colon Cancer: New Screening Options and Guidelines

With colon cancer increasingly found in younger patients as well as a leading cause of cancer-related death, Aparajita Singh, MD, MPH, director of the UCSF GI Cancer Prevention Program, offers an important update.