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August 05, 2010
Surgery for localized prostate cancer offers a significantly higher survival rate than either external-beam radiation or hormonal therapies, according to a new study led by researchers at UCSF.
August 03, 2010
Testosterone in men has become a hot health topic. New studies, including one by UCSF researchers, now are sparking a controversy over the role of testosterone in heart disease.
August 03, 2010
UCSF has challenged Stanford in a competition to register organ, eye and tissue donors that runs throughout the month of August.
August 02, 2010
Young people with even modestly elevated cholesterol levels are more likely to develop coronary artery calcium and atherosclerosis later in life, according to a study by UCSF researchers.
July 28, 2010
A new analysis led by researchers at UCSF shows that avoiding lowest-volume hospitals and maximizing adherence to quality care processes are both effective approaches to reducing costs associated with coronary bypass surgery.
July 27, 2010
UCSF has hired two senior managers to strengthen the University’s research enterprise.
July 27, 2010
Scientists at the MAC hope to gain a greater understanding of the creative brain by studying patients who are now making wonderful works of art in the face of their illnesses.
July 26, 2010
Panelists at UCSF Mission Bay event say venture capital firms, universities and corporations need to keep exploring new ideas for collaborating more efficiently.
July 23, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, and Nobel Laureate Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD, will be the highlight of the Commonwealth Club of California on August 4.
July 21, 2010
A novel technique created at UCSF to deliver a growth factor directly to brain cells has shown promising results in treating Parkinson's symptoms and could enter human clinical trials as early as next year.

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