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August 24, 2011
Seasonal variations in kidney stone incidence are reflected in Google search engine queries, UCSF researchers find.
August 23, 2011
State governments, including California as well as others in Canada and the United Kingdom, pour hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars into major motion pictures that depict smoking -- leading to thousands of new teen smokers every year, a University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) researcher has found.
August 23, 2011
UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP) is now requesting applications for the fall 2011 cycle and the deadline is Monday, Sept. 26.
August 23, 2011
A fundamental new discovery about how nerve cells in the brain store and release tiny sacs filled with chemicals may radically alter the way scientists think about neurotransmission – the electrical signaling in the brain that enables everything from the way we move, to how we remember and sense the world.
August 22, 2011
Children with severe asthma are 3.6 times more likely to have been exposed to tobacco smoking before birth – even without later exposure – than children with a mild form of the disease, according to a multicenter study led by researchers at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
August 22, 2011
Forty six UCSF students have been awarded 2011-2012 UCSF Graduate Division Fellowships and another 25 students received Graduate Student Research Fellowship awards from the National Science Foundation.
August 19, 2011
With four members diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), three of whom are treated at the nation's leading MS Center at UCSF, a cylcing team will participate in the annual ride through the wine country to raise money to fight MS.
August 18, 2011
A scientist at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes has discovered how a gene contributes to a suite of health problems sweeping across America, offering new insight into how to combat these potentially fatal conditions.
August 17, 2011
Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at UCSF Mission Bay recently to launch the Bay Area Science Festival, a weeklong series of mostly free events designed to excite and inspire the public about science and technology.
August 16, 2011
Asthma risk genes, inluding one in African Americans, have been identified in a new analysis of several large genome-wide studies of ethnically diverse populations.

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