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Screening and Removal of Precancerous Lesions Prevents Anal Cancer News

Screening and Removal of Precancerous Lesions Prevents Anal Cancer

National study led by UCSF is first to show effectiveness of simple strategies to reduce risk of often silent cancer.
UCSF Post-COVID Clinic Treats Long Haulers News

UCSF Post-COVID Clinic Treats Long Haulers

UC San Francisco’s OPTIMAL Clinic (pOst-covid-19/PosT-Icu MultidisciplinAry cLinic) is one of the first clinics in the country established to provide follow-up care for patients who have recovered from COVID-19. The clinic’s goal is to optimize patient recovery through a centralized resource designed to coordinate with primary care services.
COVID-19 During Pregnancy Associated with Preterm Birth, UCSF-Led Study Finds News

COVID-19 During Pregnancy Associated with Preterm Birth, UCSF-Led Study Finds

Pregnant people infected with COVID-19 face an increased risk of very preterm birth (VPTB), preterm birth (PTB) or early term birth, according to a large population-based study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Olfactory Loss from COVID-19 Infection: Cause and Treatments Studied at UCSF News

Olfactory Loss from COVID-19 Infection: Cause and Treatments Studied at UCSF

Complete (anosmia) and incomplete (hyposmia) smell sensitivity impairment are widely reported indicators among the many symptoms of COVID-19 infection. Quality of life can be substantially impacted by the loss of taste and smell, with possible effects including depression, loss of appetite, and safety risks from lack of awareness of gas leaks, smoke or spoiled food. The path to recovery of taste and smell varies widely among affected individuals.
UCSF Precision Investigation of Sudden Cardiac Deaths Reveals Diverse Underlying Causes News

UCSF Precision Investigation of Sudden Cardiac Deaths Reveals Diverse Underlying Causes

Forty percent of deaths attributed to cardiac arrest are not sudden or unexpected, and nearly half the remainder are not due to lethal arrhythmias, according to a landmark study by researchers at UC San Francisco and the City and County of San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Novel Sequencing Test to Uncover Mystery Causes of Brain Inflammation Now Available at UCSF News

Novel Sequencing Test to Uncover Mystery Causes of Brain Inflammation Now Available at UCSF

Physicians seeking a cause for tough-to-diagnose cases of encephalitis or meningitis have a new tool in their arsenal, thanks to scientists at UC San Francisco’s Center for Next-Gen Precision Diagnostics.
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Global Pandemic: A Neurosurgical Treatment Algorithm News

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Global Pandemic: A Neurosurgical Treatment Algorithm

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting neurosurgical care at medical centers throughout the United States.
Neurosurgical Treatment Algorithm During the COVID-19 Pandemic News

Neurosurgical Treatment Algorithm During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As medical centers across the world prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, guidelines for providing vital care, while protecting the safety of both patients and health care workers, are increasingly critical.
As Mysterious Coronavirus Spreads, An Infectious Disease Expert Explains What You Should Know News

As Mysterious Coronavirus Spreads, An Infectious Disease Expert Explains What You Should Know

A new coronavirus, related to the SARS and MERS diseases that have caused epidemics, has been discovered in China and started to spread.