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June 01, 2004
UCSF scientists are publishing sweet results of a study examining chocolate's effects on blood vessel function in healthy people.
June 01, 2004
UCSF Spine Center surgeons are conducting a clinical trial to investigate the safety and effectiveness of an implant that replaces damaged discs in the neck.
May 28, 2004
Flight attendants' decades-long exposure to potentially deadly secondhand tobacco smoke has now led to a strikingly different sort of exposure.
May 25, 2004
Even as America's medical centers are being urged to use mathematical measures to describe quality care, a UCSF/San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center physician is warning against the "pitfalls" of confusing such measurement with actual quality, ...
May 24, 2004
Three UCSF special events in June focus on raising awareness of women's risk of heart disease -- the leading killer of American women.
May 21, 2004
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will award its highest honor for basic diabetes research to Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD, an internationally recognized leader in autoimmunity research and the director of the Diabetes Center at UCSF.
May 20, 2004
A UCSF Women's HIV Interdisciplinary Network (WHIN) seminar titled " Reproductive Biology: Intersections with HIV Research" will take place Monday, May 24, 2004.
May 19, 2004
Removal of an enzyme that regulates the activity of many proteins can suppress key features of Alzheimer's disease in experimental models, researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) recently reported in the Journal of Neuroscience (May 12, 2004).
May 19, 2004
Legal issues that affect lesbian health will be the special focus of the fourth annual Lesbian Health Conference in San Francisco on Saturday, June 19.
May 18, 2004
Researchers at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UCSF have discovered that an important protein normally secreted by macrophages, the scavenger cells of the immune system, is secreted at significantly reduced levels in patients with HIV-related dementia.