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2012-03-30 23:00:37

A portion of the grant funding raised at the local Foundation's annual Care and Cure Benefit will support UCSF postdoctoral fellow Jiadong Chen’s clinical training and research to aid in

2012-03-30 07:59:33

Greater lifetime exposure to the stress of traumatic events was linked to higher levels of inflammation in a study of almost 1,000 patients with cardiovascular disease led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.

2012-03-29 02:33:17

A hidden and never before recognized layer of information in the genetic code has been uncovered by a team of scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) thanks to a technique developed at UCSF called ribosome profiling, which enables the measurement of gene activity inside living cells — including the speed with which proteins are made.

2012-03-22 09:11:13

Public scrutiny and the threat of government regulation are leading to a decline in industry-sponsored funding of accredited continuing medical education (CME) for physicians, and this decline represents an opportunity to make CME more relevant, cost-effective and less open to bias.

2012-03-20 09:21:13

Physical violence, sexual abuse and other forms of childhood and adult trauma are major factors fueling the epidemic of HIV/AIDS among American women.

Spurned In Love, Study Finds Fruit Flies Turn To Alcohol
2012-03-16 07:48:23

A male, his affections spurned by a female that he's attracted to, is driven to excessive alcohol consumption. The story may be familiar, but in this case, the lead characters aren't humans -- they're fruit flies.

2012-03-15 12:32:34

Ob-gyns are uniquely positioned to play a major role in reducing the effects of toxic chemicals on women and babies.


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