Campus News

March 24, 2010
The occurrence of an unusual type of fracture of the femur, or the thigh bone, is very low in patients with osteoporosis, including those treated with the drug family known as bisphosphonates, according to a new study led by a team of UCSF epidemiologists.
March 24, 2010
UCSF and UC Berkeley researchers have designed and field-tested a new overhead drill for construction workers that reduces ten-fold the stress on hands, while also significantly reducing fatigue and injury to workers performing this common construction task.
March 24, 2010
A first round of proposals from the UC Commission on the Future includes ideas for increasing enrollment of nonresident students, a three-year undergraduate degree, multiyear fee schedules and exploring more online instruction as ways to help the university navigate a fiscally challenging environment. Read the story on the UC website.
March 24, 2010
UCSF researchers have shown that delivering HIV prevention services to people living with HIV in clinical settings can sharply reduce their sexual risk behaviors.
March 23, 2010
Delivering on a promise to the American people, President Barack Obama today signed into the law the Affordable Health Care for America Act, extending health care to 32 million more Americans.
March 22, 2010
President Obama is expected to sign a landmark health care reform bill on Tuesday, taking a major step in the nation’s century-old quest for near-universal health care coverage.
March 22, 2010
UCSF recently received a green-building seal of approval for Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Hall at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.
March 22, 2010
A new study from UCSF shows that prenatal health care professionals are concerned about patients’ excessive weight gain during pregnancy but have difficulty providing effective counseling.
March 19, 2010
The UCSF School of Pharmacy is charting new territory with an interdisciplinary education program for health care professionals on Medicare Part D.
March 18, 2010
Taking an innovative path toward personalized medicine, scientists for the first time will be able to eliminate – at an early point in a clinical trial — experimental drugs that show poor efficacy, dramatically shortening the time it takes to get the right medication to the right patient with breast cancer.

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