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April 20, 2010
The public is invited to a free forum on new research and emerging treatments in mental health at UCSF’s Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute on April 24.
April 14, 2010
To be a truly comprehensive and successful anti-obesity program, First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign must include interventions that target pregnant women, infants, and pre-school-age children, UCSF experts say.
April 05, 2010
UCSF and SEEK Development, a global health and development consulting group based in Berlin, Germany, have launched an international partnership that aims to improve global health by helping to turn scientific evidence into policy and action. The Evidence-to-Policy Initiative, or E2Pi, officially launches this week in San Francisco and Berlin, Germany.
March 17, 2010
Banned chemicals -- present in amounts higher than levels found in recent years in US adults -- are turning up in the blood of young girls being studied in California and Ohio. Robert Hiatt
February 22, 2010
UCSF has launched a family-friendly web portal and is conducting a survey on family needs with the goal of increasing the availability and access of family programs, services and events.
January 25, 2010
A federal pediatric advisory committee has voted unanimously to include a screening test for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency, or SCID, in the core panel of newborn screening performed nationwide. The Federal Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children formally recommended the screen January 21.
January 20, 2010
Low vitamin D blood levels are associated with a significantly higher risk of relapse attacks in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who develop the disease during childhood, according to a study conducted by researchers from UCSF.
December 16, 2009
UCSF officials are confident that UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will open its doors to women, children and cancer patients by late 2014.

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