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November 09, 1999
Drug users participating in a treatment program based on a "therapeutic community" model showed a decrease in HIV-related high risk behavior, according to a new study by University of California, San Francisco AIDS researchers.
November 08, 1999
Scientists at UC San Francisco have discovered a new chemical pathway in the brain by which the most common antidepressants may alter mood.
November 03, 1999
The UCSF Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project, part of the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine recently received a grant of more than ...
November 02, 1999
An HIV prevention program that focuses on young gay men educating and supporting one another about safer sex has proved very effective in a major study in two West Coast communities.
November 02, 1999
Researchers led by a scientist who joined the UC San Francisco faculty last week are reporting that a genetic mutation implicated in a common form of childhood leukemia appears to occur in the womb.
October 19, 1999
A new laser that treats the full range of nearsightedness and astigmatism, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is available at the UCSF Vision Correction Center.
October 18, 1999
Physicians who compassionately ask patients if they are being physically abused can provide the first step in helping battered victims get the help they need, according to a UC San Francisco study.
October 13, 1999
Preventing lung cancer is easier than curing it, and any barriers that inhibit blacks from full access to care must be removed, emphasize two doctors at the University of California , San Francisco.
October 13, 1999
Combining the efforts of children's cancer treatment programs nationwide, a randomized clinical trial of 539 children has shown that two innovative treatments, taken together, offer nearly a three-fold improvement in the disease-free survival of children...
October 12, 1999
A series of political defeats, declines in campaign contributions and a recent falloff in revenue appear to signal an erosion of tobacco industry influence in California, even though the industry remains a major political force in the state...