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January 02, 2006
New research on living neurons has clarified how the brain refreshes the supply of molecules it needs to make new memories.
January 02, 2006
Researchers have determined that there is a strong relationship between being obese and developing end-stage renal disease, or kidney failure.
December 28, 2005
Avian Flu - Infected Birds to Appear in a Neighborhood Near You?(First Appeared Wednesday, April 26, 2006) When UCSF hosted an avian flu symposium in December, outbreaks of the avian flu virus H5N1 were limited to China and Southeast Asia. The virus had killed dozens of people. Officials from those nations and the World Health Organization were grappling with how to cope and obtain funding.
December 27, 2005
Unprofessional behavior in medical school can be a sign of troubles ahead.
December 21, 2005
Can estrogen protect women in early menopause from heart disease? KEEPS hopes to find out once and for all.
December 20, 2005
Where you live may help determine how asthma affects your life. Even suburbs are linked to some increased breathing problems.
December 19, 2005
US Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, a passionate advocate for strengthening families and safeguarding children, is the invited keynote speaker at a February 13 forum at UCSF.
December 19, 2005
New results "support the idea that oxidative stress contributes to aging" in the brain.
December 16, 2005
Domestic violence researcher Barbara Gerbert suggests that doctors should routinely talk to their patients about intimate partner violence.
December 14, 2005
Results of a new study suggest a possible target for preventing and treating bone fractures.