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November 19, 2003
In a study conducted in rats, scientists have determined that drugs that block the action of a group of DNA-repair enzymes can protect brain cells from damage triggered by an overdose of insulin.
November 18, 2003
Women with the non-invasive form of breast cancer known as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are more likely to have a disease recurrence after treatment consisting of lumpectomy alone if: their lesion was detected by palpation on physical exam, or it is of high nuclear grade.
November 17, 2003
UCSF and IBM are collaborating in a broad effort to link UCSF clinical information and research findings in order to help accelerate medical research.
November 17, 2003
The American Public Health Association (APHA) Alcohol and Tobacco section has selected Stanton Glantz, PhD, to receive its 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award for his tobacco control research and advocacy work to reduce tobacco use.
November 13, 2003
Researchers have found subtle damage in the brains of HIV-positive patients whose viral load is effectively suppressed by anti-retroviral therapy.
November 12, 2003
When you see Ronnie Lott hunker down to chat with a hospitalized child, it's immediately clear why he and his wife, Karen founded a charity to help children.
November 12, 2003
Newborns with a severe birth defect that hampers lung growth have ...
November 10, 2003
Homeless people are at high risk of being victims of sexual or physical assault, according to UCSF researchers.
November 07, 2003
The UCSF Center for Consumer Self Care has appointed a new leader. R. William Soller, PhD, former leading regulatory scientist and health policy advocate for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, is the new executive director of the Center in the UCSF School of Pharmacy.
October 31, 2003
When UCSF faculty moved their laboratories from the UCSF Parnassus campus to the new UCSF Mission Bay campus earlier this year, they earmarked surplus equipment and supplies for public schools.