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February 17, 2011
Asthma may have a surprising relationship with the composition of the species of bacteria that inhabit bronchial airways, a finding that could suggest new treatment or even potential cures for the common inflammatory disease, according to a new UCSF-led study.
February 15, 2011
Yoga and tai chi rooms and a meditative garden exist alongside exam rooms at the newly opened Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, which offers the best of modern medicine with established healing practices from around the world.
February 15, 2011
Patients newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, and their families, need guidance from physicians on planning for the patient’s progressive loss of ability to handle finances, say San Francisco VA-UCSF investigators.
February 11, 2011
David Durenberger and Susan Bartlett Foote will outline a new look at the legal and political issues related to health care reform. Both are guest speakers at the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies seminar series on health reform.
February 09, 2011
Surgeon Michael Harrison, often called the "Father of Fetal Surgery," reflects on the prenatal procedure he pioneered at UCSF in 1981 and how the specialty has evolved over three decades.
February 08, 2011
People with limited education and in certain racial/ ethnic minority groups are less likely to use an internet- based patient portal to interact with their health care system, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco and the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, CA.
February 08, 2011
UCSF Professor Richard Feachem, one of the most distinguished leaders working in the field of global health, was honored recently by the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering in London.
February 03, 2011
The UCSF School of Dentistry will offer free cleanings, exams, dental sealants and fluoride treatments as part of the nationwide “Give Kids a Smile Day.”
February 03, 2011
UCSF neurosurgeons and an MRI physicist have pioneered a faster, more accurate and less invasive surgical technique for treating patients with movement disorders, potentially changing the future of neurosurgery.
February 01, 2011
A new study led by Kristine Jaffe at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF, finds different results with estrogen therapy and dementia, depending on when a woman takes the hormone.

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