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Whether you're a Major League outfielder chasing down a hard-hit ball or a lesser mortal navigating a busy city sidewalk, it pays to keep a close watch on your surroundings when walking or running.
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From her office in the peaceful and picturesque Laurel Heights neighborhood, Paula Braveman directs the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California and writes prolifically on the links between class, race, and health.
A new study has found that women who develop gestational diabetes during their pregnancy are at increased for atherosclerosis A new study has found that women who develop gestational diabetes during their pregnancy are at increased for atherosclerosis .
Mar 13, 2014--A study reported in the International Headache Society's official journal Cephalalgia found that the use of electroCore's non invasive vagus nerve stimulation therapy may be an effective and well tolerated treatment for migraine in certain patients.
As long as inexpensive statins, which lower cholesterol, are readily available and patients don't mind taking them, it doesn't make sense to do a heart scan to measure how much plaque has built up in a patient's coronary arteries before prescribing the pills, according to a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco.
San Francisco fire investigators on Wednesday were looking into whether welding work was to blame for a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site, threatening nearby buildings, prompting evacuations and forcing officials to call in about half the city's on-duty firefighters to prevent its spread.
Injured patients who live near trauma centers that have closed have higher odds of dying once they reach a hospital, according to a new analysis by UC San Francisco researchers.
Scientists have developed a new system that may one day allow you to explore your brain in virtual reality and watch your thoughts flash before your eyes in real-time.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
Organ-transplant recipients often reject donated organs, but a new, two-pronged strategy developed by UC San Francisco researchers to specifically weaken immune responses that target transplanted tissue has shown promise in controlled experiments on mice.
A new system for visualizing the goings-on inside the brain creates beautiful video images, letting us become neuro-voyeurs as we watch our thoughts fly around in real time.
Smoke rises from a fire burning in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The major fire burning in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood sent an enormous plume of black smoke high into the sky.
A major fire burning Tuesday in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood sent an enormous plume of black smoke high into the sky.
Reports out of San Francisco say that a five alarm fire has engulfed a construction site next to AT&T Park, where the Giants play baseball.
"I couldn't catch everything everyone was saying in meetings or in restaurants, and I'd have to ask family members to repeat themselves," says Reiser, 66, of El Cerrito.
An electrical current can be used to orchestrate the flow of a group of cells, engineers have discovered.