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August 12, 1999
In a large population-based study conducted on non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found that exposure to certain environmental factors that affect the immune system could decrease a person's risk of developing the disease.
August 07, 1999
People who lose jobs often experience a worsening of health by the following year and those with poor health are more likely to lose jobs by the next year, according to results of the second California Work and Health Survey (CWHS) led by UCSF researchers.
August 03, 1999
Hundreds of women in California who experience domestic violence are not getting the attention they need from their primary care physicians, according to a study released by the University of California, San Francisco.
August 02, 1999
One in seven U.S. children aged 10 to 18 is not covered by health insurance. That figure has not changed in more than a decade, even though government-funded health plans now cover more children and teens.
July 30, 1999
Medical scientists have uncovered a probable link between pain from surgery and the likelihood of infection...
July 14, 1999
The hormone best known for its role in inducing labor may influence our ability to bond with others, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco.
July 14, 1999
A virus found primarily in injection drug users and a small number of Native Americans may increase the incidence of infectious diseases, according to a multi-center, longitudinal study headed by the University of California, San Francisco.
July 13, 1999
To maintain quality of patient care in the future, changes need to be made in the training and use of allied and auxiliary health care workers -- hospital support staff such as physical therapists, technicians, aides, and assistants...
June 30, 1999
Traditional evaluation processes for accrediting health professions programs are out of date with changes in the global health care and higher educational environments and need to change...
June 18, 1999
Completing a decades old quest by biochemists and biophysicists scattered around the world, a multi-institutional team of researchers has discovered the structure of Complex II, a protein essential to the production of energy within cells.