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January 03, 2005
Three campus members, who are leaders in promoting ethnic diversity at UCSF, have been named winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Award.
December 17, 2004
Leading health care experts will offer new information and insights about some of the most important health policy issues facing our society in a new six-week community education course beginning Tuesday, February 8, 2005, as part of the UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
December 17, 2004
A new six-week community education course exploring contemporary issues in health care ethics will begin Wednesday, February 9, 2005, as part of the UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
December 17, 2004
Each day brings new headlines about the growing epidemic of obesity. Two thirds of adults in the United States are overweight and the rates of childhood obesity are skyrocketing. The human and medical costs are enormous.
December 17, 2004
The UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is offering new classes for the public on important issues facing society, ranging from what to expect in the next decade ...
December 17, 2004
Infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, influenza, and SARS, are the main causes of illness and death in the developing world. Poverty and the lack of an organized system of medical care are strong contributing factors.
December 15, 2004
A study by researchers at the UCSF School of Nursing has found that women who have less sleep or severely disrupted sleep in late pregnancy are significantly more likely to have longer labors and are more likely to have cesarean births.
December 14, 2004
Drunken fruit flies have led to the discovery that insulin may determine susceptibility to alcohol. If confirmed in humans -- and the two species share about two-thirds of their genes -- the finding suggests a promising way to treat alcoholism using drugs that control insulin activity.
December 13, 2004
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December 10, 2004
UCSF scientists have found that the brains of rats can be trained to learn an alternate way of processing changes in the loudness of sound.