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October 25, 2004
Results of a national clinical trial show a new saline-filled testicular implant is safe and improves quality of life. A UCSF team led the study, which involved patients at 18 sites.
October 22, 2004
A new six-week community education course on how movie directors and screenwriters deal with gerontological topics will begin next Wednesday, October 27, as part of the UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
October 22, 2004
A new six-week community education course on psychological health throughout the life span will begin next Tuesday, October 26, as part of the UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
October 22, 2004
Sports and exercise can be fun, but what does one do when an injury gets in the way of safe, comfortable exercise? Better yet, how does one prevent sports-related injuries?
October 22, 2004
There is a wealth of information on methods for maintaining good health and avoiding disease. But, what really works? A new six-week community education course will focus on answering this question.
October 21, 2004
The UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) kicks off next week with four new courses in health and healing. The six-week courses are open to the public.
October 21, 2004
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has denied nearly every charge in a United States Department of Agriculture Complaint served last month alleging violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
October 20, 2004
WHEN: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Saturday, October 23 WHERE: Saunders Court, UCSF, 513 Parnassus Avenue—follow signs from the lobby. WHAT: 40th Anniversary of UCSF Children’s Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery - one of the nation’s first NICUs. WHO:  Nurses, doctors and staff reunite with the babies whose lives they saved and the parents who spent the first part of their children’s lives at their bedsides in the high-tech world of intensive care. ## Media are Invited to Cover:
October 20, 2004
The eighth annual Susan G. Komen Foundation "local hero" award for 2004 has been given to UCSF surgeon Shelley Hwang, MD, for her outstanding contribution in the fight against breast cancer.
October 18, 2004
A major barrier to access to care for HIV/AIDS patients in resource limited settings -- the lack of trained healthcare providers -- is now eased with the launch of an internet-based clinical training resource database.

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