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November 01, 2001
Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology have found that an HIV gene called Vpr causes the membrane surrounding the nucleus-the nuclear envelope-to form herniations that project and retract much like solar flares radiating from the surface of the sun.
November 01, 2001
For doctors in developing countries of Africa and Asia, finding the latest information on HIV/AIDS is nearly impossible because of sluggish and unreliable Internet connections. A new CD-ROM produced by UCSF's HIV InSite may help to bridge the information gap.
October 31, 2001
Drug users who inject heroin after completing 21-day methadone programs or after release from jail or prison may have a high risk of overdose, according to UCSF researchers.
October 26, 2001
The statewide California Poison Control System (CPCS) urges parents to follow these Halloween safety precautions to assure that kids enjoy the fun of trick-or-treating without running into holiday hazards...
October 16, 2001
Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology and co-authors have found that naive T cells, are susceptible to the bullets of HIV infection even before they step onto the battlefield.
October 09, 2001
Not only do patients benefit from integrated medical and substance abuse treatments, but the integration can also be cost effective.
October 08, 2001
Two plant-derived chemicals can reduce the damage from a simulated stroke in cultured mouse brain cells...
September 28, 2001
American adults are leading healthier lives and thus are significantly reducing their risk of heart disease mortality, according to a new University of California, San Francisco study recently published in The Journal of American College of Cardiology (October 1, 2001).
September 25, 2001
A shortage of dentists in many communities may contribute to poor access to dental care for many California rural, low-income, and minority residents, according to a new study by UCSF researchers at the Center for the Health Professions.
September 19, 2001
When Governor Gray Davis signed Senate Bill 813 on September 12, he acknowledged what the parents of Northern California children who need expert medical treatment have known for many years: that UCSF Medical Center is home to top-notch child-focused care.