Saturday, May 28, 2022

UCSF Radiology Faculty Participate in the ARRS CEDP Program

Last month, Preeti Sukerkar, MD, PhD and Hailey Choi, MD attended the Clinical Educator Development Program (CEDP) hosted by the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS). The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical...

Improving Workflow and Care Delivery for Stroke Patients

According to Christopher Hess, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, speed in treatment is critical for patients suffering from a stroke....

Insomnia in midlife may manifest as cognitive problems in retirement age — ScienceDaily

The Helsinki Health Study at the University of Helsinki investigated the development of insomnia symptoms in midlife and their effects on memory, learning ability and concentration after retirement. The follow-up period was 15-17 years. According...

Steven Hetts, MD Named a 2022 ACR Fellow

Last month, Steven Hetts, MD was named a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR). The UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging would like to congratulate...

How cranberries could improve memory and ward off dementia — ScienceDaily

Adding cranberries to your diet could help improve memory and brain function, and lower 'bad' cholesterol -- according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UK). A new study published today highlights the...

Effects of different dual task training on dual task walking and responding brain activation...

Lu, C. F., Liu, Y. C., Yang, Y. R., Wu, Y. T. & Wang, R. Y. Maintaining gait performance by cortical activation during dual-task interference: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. PLoS One 10, e0129390 (2015).PubMed  ...

The Role of Clinical Research Nurses at UCSF Radiology

Each May, we recognize the many contributions that nurses make to society. Here at UCSF Radiology, nurses play an important role in both patient care and clinical research. We interviewed...

How is it possible to remember selfless experiences? — ScienceDaily

Psychoactive substances or meditation can trigger an experience that the self dissolves and is no longer present. The philosophers Dr. Raphael Millière from Columbia University New York and Professor Albert Newen from Ruhr-Universität Bochum...

From playing tennis to learning language — ScienceDaily

Variability is crucially important for learning new skills. Consider learning how to serve in tennis. Should you always practice serving from the exact same location on the court, aiming at exactly the same spot?...

This circuit, which weakens with age, could offer a target to help prevent age-related...

As people age, their working memory often declines, making it more difficult to perform everyday tasks. One key brain region linked to this type of memory is the anterior thalamus, which is primarily involved...
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