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March 08, 2004
A team of NASA-funded researchers from UCSF and Baylor College of Medicine has used a new method to measure and characterize bone loss caused by prolonged spaceflight.
March 01, 2004
The UCSF Women's Global Health Imperative (WGHI) will sponsor a special briefing on March 8 on the importance of incorporating both economic and educational initiatives for women into efforts to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
February 20, 2004
A new study by researchers at San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) moves in on the physiological basis for the bone density loss experienced by people subjected to prolonged periods of bed rest and by astronauts who fly lengthy missions under the weightless conditions of space.
February 18, 2004
UCSF researchers have made a notable advance in the effort to illuminate the existence of adult stem cells in the human brain ...
February 17, 2004
UCSF kicks off Mini Medical School VI in March with a six-week series of lectures every Wednesday from March 17 to April 21 focusing on the theme "learn and discover."
February 17, 2004
* WHO: UCSF Children’s Hospital will host a party where its young patients can meet characters from “Disney on Ice,” and forget about being sick for awhile.  Disney VoluntEARS will present the children with new stuffed animals and will provide videos/DVDs, board games, books, interactive games, magazines and subscriptions to help the hospital’s Child Life Specialists create a more enjoyable hospital stay for the children and their families.  The children will get a special photo of themselves with a Disney character and have a chance to create a special gif
February 12, 2004
More than 1,000 teens from San Francisco and San Mateo counties are expected to attend the 4th Annual Young Women's Health Conference on Wednesday, March 10, in San Francisco.
February 05, 2004
John S. Greenspan, PhD, BDS, FRCPath, dean for research at the UCSF School of Dentistry, has been named the new director of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute (ARI).
February 04, 2004
Nearly five years after an Institute of Medicine report put medical mistakes on the public's radar screen, two UCSF Medical Center physicians have published a groundbreaking discussion of why errors occur and what health care providers and leaders must do to cure this epidemic.
February 04, 2004
Children and their parents or caregivers can receive dental treatment free of charge February 6 at the Family Dental Center at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center.