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November 25, 2013
In the first study of its kind, UCSF researchers found that youth using e-cigarettes were more likely to be trying to quit, but also were less likely to have stopped smoking and were smoking more, not less.
November 21, 2013
A UCSF investigator has won an eight-year grant from the National Cancer Institute for a major investigation into anal cancer, a debilitating and sometimes fatal disease largely concentrated among people with HIV.
November 21, 2013
UCSF is alerting some individuals to the theft of a physician’s personal laptop computer that contained personal and health information.
November 21, 2013
A team led by UCSF scientists has identified the disruption of a single type of cell – in a particular brain region and at a particular time in brain development – as a significant factor in the emergence of autism.
November 20, 2013
The protein in cells that most often drives the development of cancers has eluded scientists’ efforts to block it for three decades — until now.
November 19, 2013
UCSF issued a statement, outlining the potential impact of a planned Nov. 20 strike by patient care and service workers represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union.
November 19, 2013
A Sacramento County Superior Court judge has issued an injunction limiting the number of UC patient care employees that can strike on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
November 15, 2013
The UCSF Airway Clinical Research Center is offering free screening to test for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a major cause of illness around the world and the third leading cause of death in the United States.
November 14, 2013
In a bold demonstration of support for children fighting cancer, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event where several doctors will go bald to raise money and awareness for childhood cancer research.
November 14, 2013
With inexpensive genetics kits flooding the market, both consumers — and their doctors — still lack basic information about what to do, if anything, with what they learn about their own genomes.

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