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December 17, 2004
A new six-week community education course exploring contemporary issues in health care ethics will begin Wednesday, February 9, 2005, as part of the UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
December 17, 2004
Each day brings new headlines about the growing epidemic of obesity. Two thirds of adults in the United States are overweight and the rates of childhood obesity are skyrocketing. The human and medical costs are enormous.
December 17, 2004
The UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is offering new classes for the public on important issues facing society, ranging from what to expect in the next decade ...
December 15, 2004
A study by researchers at the UCSF School of Nursing has found that women who have less sleep or severely disrupted sleep in late pregnancy are significantly more likely to have longer labors and are more likely to have cesarean births.
December 14, 2004
Drunken fruit flies have led to the discovery that insulin may determine susceptibility to alcohol. If confirmed in humans -- and the two species share about two-thirds of their genes -- the finding suggests a promising way to treat alcoholism using drugs that control insulin activity.
December 13, 2004
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December 10, 2004
UCSF scientists have found that the brains of rats can be trained to learn an alternate way of processing changes in the loudness of sound.
December 09, 2004
An appropriation of $500,000 from Congress will help fund capital costs for the Fetal Treatment Center at UCSF Children's Hospital.
December 07, 2004
After a quarter century of life sciences research, the J. David Gladstone Institutes dedicated on Monday its new state-of-the-art building, the first non-residential neighbor to UCSF Mission Bay.
December 06, 2004
The J. David Gladstone Institutes, celebrating its 25th anniversary of scientific collaboration and achievement, will dedicate its new six-story biomedical research building in Mission Bay today.