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April 19, 2013
Adolescence is a unique period of change when many mental health disorders are known to first emerge, yet nearly half of adolescents are lacking coordinated and continuous health care that could identify symptoms early, according to a new UCSF study.
April 18, 2013
UCSF scientists have discovered that muscle repair requires the action of two types of cells better known for causing inflammation and forming fat.
April 17, 2013
Smoking tobacco through a hookah is gaining popularity among the college crowd, but UCSF researchers have found that hookah smoke contains a different – but still harmful – mix of toxins than cigarettes.
April 16, 2013
A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.
April 15, 2013
  For the first time, researchers have linked autism in a mouse model of the disease with abnormalities in specific regions of the animals’ chromosomes.
April 15, 2013
Specific DNA once dismissed as junk plays an important role in brain development and might be involved in several devastating neurological diseases, UCSF scientists have found.
April 11, 2013
The UCSF Medical Center recently published its first sustainability report, which documents a variety of initiatives underway for constructing green buildings, conserving energy and water, offering sustainable food and creating systems to divert waste.
April 11, 2013
A common test that records the heart’s electrical activity could predict potentially serious cardiovascular illness, according to a UC San Francisco-led study.
April 08, 2013
A Phase 2 clinical trial testing a new protocol for treating a relatively rare form of brain cancer, primary CNS lymphoma, may change the standard of care for this disease, according to UCSF doctors who led the research.
April 08, 2013
UCSF is hosting a research symposium on Saturday, April 13 to honor longtime UCSF professor Robert Jaffe, MD, a leading specialist in clinical reproductive endocrinology at the UCSF Center for Reproductive Health.

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