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September 21, 2005
Experts say current ethical practices need to be strengthened before clinical trials begin using embryonic stem cells to treat disease.
September 20, 2005
Two second-floor corridors at Laurel Heights are now exhibiting works donated to the University by an avid art collector and professor emeritus at UCSF.
September 20, 2005
Two Latina women will talk about the aftermath of state Proposition 209 on Sept. 28 during a special noon-time lecture to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month.
September 19, 2005
In one of the largest studies of its kind, UCSF researchers have found that eating lots of fruits and vegetables - particularly vegetables -- is associated with about a 50 percent reduction in the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose and remains largely untreatable. It kills about 30,000 people in the US each year and has a five-year survival under 4 percent.
September 19, 2005
Back in second grade, judy b. contributed to a class book a story about a girl who came home to find her family's home transformed into a mansion.
September 19, 2005
Two UCSF faculty members will be among the first to participate in media and public policy training at the nation's capitol.
September 16, 2005
A new study shows that providing financial incentives for doctors to rein in their prescription practices has not led to cost-cutting innovations.
September 16, 2005
The UCSF AIDS Walk Trophy is now starting its tour in the UCSF School of Pharmacy after it emerged the victor in the first campuswide competition.
September 15, 2005
Work to make the Medical Sciences Building on the Parnassus campus stronger and safer in an earthquake is expected to begin in December.
September 15, 2005
UCSF's Science & Health Education Partnership (SEP) has recently been awarded two grants, one of which will provide funds to bring back its high school internship program.

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