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September 21, 2012
The American Heart Association will recognize Charles Higgins, MD, FAHA, professor of radiology at UCSF Medical Center, as one of six Distinguished Scientists at scientific sessions in November 2012.
August 16, 2012
It’s become common practice for the roughly 6 million Americans per year who go to emergency rooms with chest pain: Get a stress test or cardiac CT (computed tomography) scan before discharge.
June 14, 2012
Computed tomographic colonography (CTC), also known as virtual colonoscopy, administered without laxatives is as accurate as conventional colonoscopy in detecting clinically significant, potentially cancerous polyps, according to a study performed jointly at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, UCSF and Massachusetts General Hospital.
February 28, 2012
People with schizophrenia who completed 80 hours of intensive, computerized cognitive training exercises were better able to perform complex tasks that required them to distinguish their internal thoughts from reality.
February 08, 2012
UCSF's David Saloner, PhD, was elected by his peers to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows for his outstanding contributions to advancing the quantitative imaging of vascular and cardiac biomechanics and function.
January 23, 2012
A UCSF team has developed methods to reveal a molecular marker in tissue samples from brain tumors that has been linked to better survival odds.
October 06, 2011
How people walk, jump and run and how their knees look in an MRI scanner may hold the secret to predicting years or even decades in advance whether they will develop osteoarthritis, the common degenerative joint disease that strikes half of all Americans by the time they reach the age of 70.

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