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June 01, 2012
New UCSF research builds on a 1978 study called the “holiday heart syndrome,” establishing a stronger causal link between alcohol consumption and serious palpitations in patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common form of arrhythmia.
June 01, 2012
Jim Murdoch is on contract for UCSF who works for the award-winning Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Art for Recovery program providing music in the clinics and helping with ongoing patient support projects.
June 01, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is issuing new recommendations for breast cancer trials that are based in part on groundbreaking, national breast cancer research led by UCSF.
May 31, 2012
On June 5, California voters will decide whether the state should impose a $1 per pack tax on cigarettes, as well as a corresponding tax increase on other tobacco products.
May 31, 2012
After finishing in third place among the top 10 fundraising teams, UCSF is looking to raise $55,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco on July 15.
May 31, 2012
African-American and Latino children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are more likely to suffer from acute asthma symptoms in their teens than asthma sufferers whose mothers did not smoke, according to a new study led by a research team at UCSF.
May 30, 2012
After 20 years at founding director of UCSF's Center for the Health Professions, Ed O’Neil is stepping down to retire and Sunita Mutha has been named interim director.
May 30, 2012
After being infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) in a laboratory study, rhesus macaques that had more of a certain type of immune cell in their gut than others had much lower levels of the virus in their blood, and for six months after infection were better able to control the virus.
May 29, 2012
The UCSF Spine Center helps more than 10,000 patients every year, but few have the back story of Gloria Lyon, a Holocaust survivor who suffered from malnutrition and hard labor in seven Nazi concentration camps.
May 29, 2012
Fourth-year medical student Sam Brondfield has spent his student career exploring disease in every stage. It’s ambitious, but Brondfield — who first was interested in studying the stars — has always seen the bigger picture.

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