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August 03, 2005
A study conducted at the San Francisco VA Medical Center has demonstrated that omega-6 fatty acids such as the fat found in corn oil promote the growth of prostate tumor cells in the laboratory.
August 02, 2005
Limited efficiency with the English language is a barrier to medical comprehension and increases the risk of adverse medication reactions, according to a recent study led by UCSF researchers.
July 29, 2005
"We are very encouraged that Sen. Frist has declared his support for expanded federal financing for human embryonic stem cell research..."
July 28, 2005
It will take a couple of weeks before the campus community finds out which UCSF team will win the first-ever AIDS Walk San Francisco trophy and who will take home a new laptop computer as the top fundraiser.
July 27, 2005
The Geriatric Nursing Center at UCSF will be able to continue its mission of preparing an exceptional cadre of nurse scientists thanks to a renewal grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation.
July 27, 2005
The Policy on Supplement to Military Pay, which ended June 30, 2005, was extended through Aug. 31, 2005 by the UC Office of the President.
July 26, 2005
Computed tomographic (CT) colonography, known as virtual colonoscopy, can be used to diagnose significant medical problems in organs outside the colon, according to a new study conducted at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). In the study, 45 virtual colonoscopy patients out of 500, or 9 percent, were found to have clinically important findings ranging from kidney cancers to abdominal aortic aneurysms. In 35 of the patients, or 7 percent, these conditions had not been previously diagnosed.
July 25, 2005
A UCSF physician known for his work on medical errors and for spawning the "hospitalist" specialty in the US is ranked No. 26 among the nation's top 50 doctors by Modern Physician magazine.
July 25, 2005
The UCSF Academic Business Officers Group (ABOG) is preparing for another round of its popular and successful mentorship program.
July 22, 2005
UCSF researchers are calling for new laws to hold industry-sponsored science to the same high-level standards as government-funded research.

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