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October 22, 2003
A common drug administered in the first hours following trauma to patients deemed to be at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) reduced the occurrence of PTSD, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Lille, France.
October 21, 2003
Although the rate of breast cancer detection is similar in the two countries, US doctors perform two to three times more open surgical biopsies than British doctors.
October 21, 2003
It's long been known that black Americans are four to five times as likely as white Americans to suffer from kidney disease that is severe enough to require dialysis or transplantation.
October 20, 2003
UCSF researchers are conducting a study to determine if it is safe and effective to use smoked marijuana in combination with opioid pain medications to treat cancer pain.
October 16, 2003
A novel treatment developed by UCSF vascular surgeons has been used in a first-of-its-kind operation to repair a life-threatening aneurysm in the patient's aortic arch, which carries blood from the heart.
October 15, 2003
Many women can safely extend their cervical cancer screening interval to three years, according to a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
October 15, 2003
UCSF scientists have developed a set of powerful tools that allow researchers to look in unprecedented detail at the full complement of thousands of proteins acting and interacting in a living organism.
October 14, 2003
A new federally funded Bay Area center will bring together local health experts to investigate possible environmental links to breast cancer and the high incidence of the disease in some regional counties.
October 13, 2003
A proposed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulation that would require infant restraint seats for children under age two would likely lead to more deaths in automobile crashes than the deaths prevented in air crashes
October 13, 2003
A study led by UCSF investigators indicates that bone marrow-derived cells from mice that are transplanted into other mice fuse with cells in the animals' heart, brain and liver, and take on their characteristics.

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