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January 20, 2010
Low vitamin D blood levels are associated with a significantly higher risk of relapse attacks in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who develop the disease during childhood, according to a study conducted by researchers from UCSF.
January 19, 2010
Researchers hope that gentle yoga and active stretching will prove enjoyable and sustainable for people with metabolic syndrome, while also improving their health.
January 15, 2010
There are many ways that the UCSF community can help survivors of Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti.
January 14, 2010
A significant percentage of U.S. women 70 years or older who were severely cognitively impaired received screening mammography that was unlikely to benefit them, according to a study of 2,131 elderly women conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco.
January 14, 2010
The UCSF community is invited to hear UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake, a longtime UC leader and champion of diversity, deliver the keynote address on Friday during Martin Luther King, Jr. events.
January 14, 2010
Cancer survivor David Servan-Schreiber, a physician, neuroscientist and science writer, will speak about preventing and treating cancer at UCSF on Friday, Jan. 15.
January 14, 2010
UCSF Emergency Management expert Christopher Jones will conduct a town hall meeting today (Jan. 14) at 3 p.m. in Toland Hall to discuss disaster assistance following Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake in Haiti.
January 13, 2010
UCSF has launched online and print resources designed to help consumers make smarter decisions about substances that can harm general and reproductive health. A new brochure and web page include specific tips on reducing exposure to metals and synthetic chemicals in everyday life-- at home, at work, and in the community-- and provide links to other sources with more detailed information.
January 13, 2010
A 12-part series produced and edited by the Division of Geriatrics will tackle topics related to aging and the challenges of caring for older individuals.
January 12, 2010
UCSF’s Diana Farmer, the world’s first female fetal surgeon, will be inducted into the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSE) on January 20 -- becoming only the second US female surgeon to be bestowed this prestigious honor.

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