Recent articles by Abby Sinnott

Young Woman Breathes Freely After Heart Transplant

July 05, 2006
Aspiring artist Ila May Fisher has recovered after a successful heart transplant at UCSF Medical Center.

UCSF studies specialists' attitudes toward primary care physician referrals

December 01, 2001
A recent study at the University of California, San Francisco assessed specialists' attitudes toward primary care physicians in the gatekeeper role, finding the attitudes are influenced by practice settings and by financial interests that may be threatened by referral restrictions.

UCSF RESEARCHERS REPORT NEW RISK FACTORS FOR NON-HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA

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.

UCSF STUDY FINDS THAT AN OSTEOPOROSIS PREVENTION DRUG REDUCES THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER BY 76 PERCEN

June 15, 1999
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco report that a novel osteoporosis prevention drug, called raloxifene, reduced the risk of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis by 76 percent after forty months of treatment.