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August 06, 2007
A nationwide study led by researchers at UCSF provides evidence that inhaled nitric oxide is safe and effective for the prevention of the most common type of long-term lung disease of
August 05, 2007
Researchers at UCSF and Stanford University have discovered a key mechanism responsible for the activity of a commonly prescribed drug for treating multiple sclerosis (MS), which they hope will spur better therapies for the disease.
August 03, 2007
All faculty members are invited to participate in welcoming activities and learn more about the University this September.
August 03, 2007
Just a few weeks ago, they were finishing high school. Today, they're trying to reprogram the "molecular bar code" that distinguishes one part in a cell from another. Six pre-college students and one undergraduate are working with UCSF graduate student and postdoc mentors to fashion a new kind of organelle inside a living cell.
August 03, 2007
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin report in the August issue of Archives of Sexual Behavior that college-aged men and women both list physical attraction as the number one motivation, among more than 230, for having sex. For KPIX-TV's HealthWatch, UCSF neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine, MD, is interviewed. Brizendine discusses relevant statistics on the subject from her best-selling book The Female Brain. Related Links:
August 03, 2007
Looking into the sun triggers a sneeze response in about 25 percent of the population. Andy Goldberg, MD, MSCE, a sinus expert at UCSF, tells KPIX-TV that doctors have known for years about this sneeze reflex -- also referred to as the ACHOO syndrome, or "autosomal dominant compelling helio-ophthalmic outburst" -- and explains how it occurs. Related Links: Good Question: Can Looking into the Sun Make You Sneeze? KPIX-TV (CBS), August 1, 2007
August 03, 2007
From the A-bomb to XP, James Cleaver has become an expert on DNA repair and the "fundamental derangement" we know as cancer...
August 02, 2007
UCTV programming will air nightly from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. on EATV2, the educational access channel recently launched by City College of San Francisco.
August 01, 2007
UCSF postdoctoral scholars Thomas M. Huckaba, PhD, and Melissa R. Junttila, PhD, have been named among 18 new Damon Runyan Fellows by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation at the Foundation's May 2007 Scientific Advisory Committee review. Recipients of the prestigious, three-year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the country.
July 31, 2007
Suspect Robert Dentley was arrested during the commission of an auto burglary at the Millberry Union garage on July 24.