UC San Francisco Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris on Urgent Legislation Lifting...Read the original story

    May 27, 2016 | San Diego NewsCape

    Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today released the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 1408, authored by Senator Allen , which would allow life-saving transplants between HIV-positive individuals. Attorney General Harris received a letter earlier this week from a transplant surgeon at University of California, San Francisco and immediately urged the legislature to act to change existing law and allow HIV-positive individuals to receive organ donations from other HIV-positive individuals.

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  2. Top StoryCalifornia rushes to allow HIV-infected organ transplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | KRNV-TV Reno

    California lawmakers approved emergency legislation Friday to allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks. The federal government recently authorized transplants of HIV-infected organs to patients who have the disease, but it remained illegal under California law and in more than a dozen other states, a leftover fear from the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s.

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  3. Brain dead: Why diagnosis is so troubling, confusingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    As a medical diagnosis, brain death is relatively straightforward, determined by standardized tests widely accepted by doctors and hospitals across the country since the early 1980s. But in some cases, a brain death pronouncement becomes tangled in emotional, religious, legal and financial issues that can be traumatic for all sides.

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  4. The Latest: California governor signs HIV-transplant billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed emergency legislation to allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks. The state Legislature rushed to approve the measure Friday.

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  5. Gov. Jerry Brown signs emergency bill to allow organ transplants between HIV patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Wave

    ... had been illegal in California and more than a dozen other states. Dr. Peter Stock, transplant surgeon at UC San Francisco Medical Center, says he hopes to perform the operation quickly, but he'll need time to do tests and preparation on the ...

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  6. California lawmakers approve bill allowing HIV-positive organ transplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | UPI

    California's state government moved with a quickness Friday that may save a life by approving a bill allowing HIV -positive people to donate organs. Both houses of the California legislature approved a bill that will allow an HIV-positive person to donate a liver to an HIV-positive patient in need, the L.A. Times reports .

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  7. Dr. Paul Ekman and Dr. Eve Ekman to Present the Atlas of Emotions at...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | PR Newswire

    Dr. Paul Ekman and Dr. Eve Ekman to Present the Atlas of Emotions at the University of California, San Francisco on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 and the Dalai Lama. "The Atlas of Emotions was created to help people navigate among their emotional experiences and to reduce destructive and regrettable emotional episodes," said Dr. .

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  8. California Allows HIV-Infected Liver TransplantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] SACRAMENTO - California lawmakers have approved emergency legislation that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.

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  9. With transplant patients waiting, lawmakers fast-track bill allowing...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... a transplant due to deterioration or unavailablity of a donor," wrote Stock, professor of surgery at the UC San Francisco Medical Center. Sen. Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) introduced SB 1408, which he said could prolong the life of seriously ill ...

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  10. Rethinking hospital alarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of a hospital that logged more than 2.5 million patient monitoring alarms in just one month, researchers at UC San Francisco have, for the first time, comprehensively defined the detailed causes as well ... The sound of monitor alarms in hospitals ...

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  11. Fewer Inhaled Steroids OK for Asthmatic Kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | WebMD

    Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

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  12. American Skin Association (ASA) Honors Outstanding Researchers During ...Read the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Freshnews

    David A. Norris, MD, Chair of ASA's Medical Advisory Committee, presented the David Martin Carter Mentor Award and the Research Achievement Awards at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology. The award recipients were celebrated at a luncheon hosted by ASA's Medical Advisory Committee at the Westin Kierland Resort.

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  13. Hermosa Beach smoking ban to be strictly enforced soonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... to determine how many tobacco-related citations have been issued, said Stanton A. Glantz, director of the UC San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. "It's not at all unusual for there not to be a lot of tickets if the ...

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  14. Harvard Chemists Develop Simple New Platform for Development of Macrolide AntibioticsRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Newswise

    ... Ian H. Seipel, who was a post doctoral fellow in Myers's lab and now is at the School of Pharmacy at UC San Francisco, and Ziyang Zhang, a Myers post doc, are first author's on the Nature report. For a host of reasons - from the difficulty of ...

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  15. Did you know you don't need a prescription to get birth controlRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | SFGate

    ... companywide processes that have to be standardized across all the stores, said Lisa Kroon, a professor at UC San Francisco's school of pharmacy who has been involved in the implementation of the law. "There's just a lot of hoops that a large ...

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  16. Chemists Develop New Platform for Macrolide Antibiotic DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | R & D

    ... Ian H. Seipel, who was a post doctoral fellow in Myers's lab and now is at the School of Pharmacy at UC San Francisco, and Ziyang Zhang, a Myers post doc, are first author's on the Nature report. For a host of reasons - from the difficulty of ...

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  17. Chemists develop simple new platform for development of macrolide antibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Ian H. Seipel, who was a post doctoral fellow in Myers's lab and now is at the School of Pharmacy at UC San Francisco, and Ziyang Zhang, a Myers post doc, are first author's on the Nature report. For a host of reasons - from the difficulty of ...

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  18. Records: Doctors say woman declared brain dead still aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    ... of life and how they see this as futile," Dolan said. A judge ordered further tests and court records show UC San Francisco School of Medicine neurologists Wade Smith and Andrew Josephson determined the woman did not meet the clinical criteria for ...

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  19. Scientist identify first steps in muscle regenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... (sarcopenia) has called into question the suggested use of stem cell therapy as a potential treatment. UC San Francisco researchers have successfully isolated human muscle stem cells and shown that the cells could robustly replicate and repair ...

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  20. Why insurers oppose a fantastic proposal to let California women have ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... to understand why this modest proposal could have such a major impact. To get a handle on the issue, UC San Francisco researchers analyzed the birth control supplies and pregnancy rates among 84,401 California women. The study was conducted in 2011 ...

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