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March 12, 2004
About 3.3 million adults living in the community need assistance from another person in two or more activities of daily living essential for their survival, ...
March 10, 2004
## Events * Tuesdays, April 6 - 27 * UCSF BIRTH CENTER ORIENTATION: Learn about the facilities and the practical aspects of arriving at the hospital when you are in labor. 5:30 p.m. Free. Reservations required, tours fill quickly. Call for current locations. (415) 353-2667. ## Lectures and Learning
March 10, 2004
The role of the media in communicating news about women's health will be a featured topic at the 11th annual UCSF Women's Health 2020 Conference on Saturday, March 20.
March 09, 2004
Results of an international study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) suggest that there is no major difference between three medications often prescribed for patients with chronic heart failure to prevent death, heart attack and stroke.
March 09, 2004
Pediatricians frequently use individual judgment in treating infants with fever, and according to a new study, this judgment is often as good as or better than following the current clinical guidelines on how to manage these cases.
March 08, 2004
A team of NASA-funded researchers from UCSF and Baylor College of Medicine has used a new method to measure and characterize bone loss caused by prolonged spaceflight.
March 01, 2004
The UCSF Women's Global Health Imperative (WGHI) will sponsor a special briefing on March 8 on the importance of incorporating both economic and educational initiatives for women into efforts to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
February 20, 2004
A new study by researchers at San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) moves in on the physiological basis for the bone density loss experienced by people subjected to prolonged periods of bed rest and by astronauts who fly lengthy missions under the weightless conditions of space.
February 18, 2004
UCSF researchers have made a notable advance in the effort to illuminate the existence of adult stem cells in the human brain ...
February 17, 2004
* WHO: UCSF Children’s Hospital will host a party where its young patients can meet characters from “Disney on Ice,” and forget about being sick for awhile.  Disney VoluntEARS will present the children with new stuffed animals and will provide videos/DVDs, board games, books, interactive games, magazines and subscriptions to help the hospital’s Child Life Specialists create a more enjoyable hospital stay for the children and their families.  The children will get a special photo of themselves with a Disney character and have a chance to create a special gif