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May 23, 2005
Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people with little risk that these patients will seek ever-increasing doses, UCSF medical scientists have found.
May 20, 2005
Robert Lull, MD, clinical professor of radiology and chief of nuclear medicine at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), died unexpectedly on May 19.
May 20, 2005
Participants at a women's health summit at UCSF on Monday say it's time to reclaim the values debate to gain political and public support for community health services.
May 20, 2005
The UCSF School of Medicine's Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science will graduate its first doctoral students in physical therapy during a ceremony today.
May 20, 2005
Elyse Foster, professor of clinical medicine in anesthesia at UCSF, is one of the speakers at a regional conference of the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States (TSSUS) on Saturday.
May 19, 2005
Researchers have found that a test of kidney function that measures blood levels of cystatin C is more accurate than measuring levels of creatinine at predicting risk of death among seniors.
May 19, 2005
UCSF's Larry Lurie, a clinical professor of psychiatry, will be among the artists to exhibit works at the Hall of Flowers building in Golden Gate Park on June 4 and 5.
May 18, 2005
The Alzheimer's Association and the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease will host some of the world's leading Alzheimer's disease researchers at a symposium on Thursday, May 26.
May 18, 2005
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May 17, 2005
James Asp, director of principal and leadership gifts at New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, has been named UCSF's new Associate Vice Chancellor for University Development and Alumni Relations.

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