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January 27, 2004
Physicians have five areas of opportunity to be of service to family members caring for patients at the end of life, according to a UCSF Medical Center palliative care expert.
January 26, 2004
UCSF researchers have found that use of black tar heroin by injection drug users in West Coast cities accounts for a dramatically lower percentage of IDUs in these locations who are infected with HIV.
January 15, 2004
Local journalists will discuss how they report on women's health issues at the 11th annual UCSF Women's Health 2020 Conference. This is a daylong event offering 24 workshops for women of every age.
January 07, 2004
## Exhibits * February 1 - 27 * ART EXHIBIT AT UCSF FACULTY ALUMNI HOUSE: Artist Julie Nelson comes to UCSF with a new exhibit entitled “Where Physics Meets Metaphysics,” a collection of paintings depicting the universal “language of nature.” Open weekdays by appointment. 745 Parnassus Ave. (415) 476-4723. ## Evenrs EVENTS
December 18, 2003
Hospital costs were 23 percent higher for older patients who required help with daily activities such as bathing or eating, according to a study conducted by researchers from the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
December 11, 2003
Scientists at UCSF's Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center have identified a single brain protein that can account for most of the intoxicating effects of alcohol.
December 11, 2003
The introduction and widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for HIV-infected persons in San Francisco in the late 1990s reduced their risks of infecting partners by 60 percent ...
December 11, 2003
Ron Vale, a UCSF faculty member since 1986 and an internationally known cell biologist, has been named chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology.
December 10, 2003
A new UCSF-designed strategy for hastening treatment for heart attack victims is being tested in a mountainous California county where drive times to hospitals are often long.
December 04, 2003
A new economic analysis finds that smoke-free laws do not reduce profits from charitable bingo parlors, contrary to claims made by groups opposing smoking restrictions.