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April 02, 2004
Seventy percent of HIV-infected urban poor in San Francisco are co-infected with the hepatitis C virus, according to UCSF researchers.
April 01, 2004
The fifth annual "Taste for the Cure" will feature a cooking demonstration by renowned vegetarian chef and author Annie Somerville of Greens Restaurant.
March 31, 2004
UCSF has been named one of six leadership centers in the country for training health care professionals who want to start palliative care programs.
March 30, 2004
A single exposure to cocaine activates different brain systems that can enhance both the pleasurable and unpleasant effects of psychoactive drugs, according to new research studies with rats.
March 30, 2004
* WHAT: Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD, director of the Diabetes Center at UCSF, speaks on “Treating Type 1 Diabetes or How Can I Eat All the Krispy Kreme Doughnuts I Want” at the third lecture of the UCSF Mini Medical School, a six-week series for the public continuing through April 21.
March 23, 2004
## Media representatives are invited to cover and conduct one-on-one interviews: * WHO: The U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS. Dr. Carmona is a graduate of UCSF School of Medicine and former UCSF professor of surgery * WHAT: Keynote address at The UCSF Postgraduate Course in General Surgery. His remarks will cover disease prevention, public health preparedness, eliminating healthcare disparities and health literacy. * WHEN: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Thursday, March 25
March 23, 2004
Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease have identified processes that may explain how a key protein, apolipoprotein E4 (apoE4), contributes to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
March 22, 2004
* WHAT: David Teitel, MD, will discuss “The Heart of the Matter: Congenital Heart Disease in the Newborn”  at the second lecture of the Spring UCSF Mini Medical School, a series for the public continuing through April 21.
March 22, 2004
The California Poison Control System (CPCS) announces adoption of the nationwide toll-free number 1-800-222-1222, which instantly routes California residents to CPCS poison experts.
March 18, 2004
The public is invited to "Media, Message, Medicine," the 11th annual UCSF Women's Health 2020 Conference.