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2012-06-27 10:30:02

An investigation led by UCSF has found that the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission is increased three fold for women with bacterial vaginosis, a common disorder in which the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted.

2012-06-22 10:46:38

Preventing diabetes or delaying its onset has been thought to stave off cognitive decline — a connection strongly supported by the results of a 9-year study led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

2012-06-16 01:04:52

A new approach to drug design, pioneered by a group of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Mt. Sinai, New York, promises to help identify future drugs to fight cancer and other diseases that will be more effective and have fewer side effects.

2012-06-15 14:28:39

Soaring numbers of older, sicker prisoners are causing an unprecedented health care challenge for the nation's criminal justice system.

2012-06-07 09:26:11

Standard performance measures used by health care systems and insurance companies to assess how well physicians are controlling their patients’ blood pressure tell an incomplete and potentially misleading story.

Amputee Athletes Push Physical Boundaries With Help From Unique clinic
2012-06-05 14:24:07

UCSF’s Multidisciplinary Training Program Helps Amputees Reach Their Athletic Goals


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.