More information about these courses and others is available on the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education Web site.
|Osteoporosis 2007: New Insights in Research, Diagnosis and Clinical Care||July 19-20, 2007||San Francisco|
|Northern California Bone and Mineral Symposium||Oct. 26-27, 2007||Napa|
|MRI-Musculoskeletal Visiting Fellowship||Nov. 13-16, 2007||San Francisco|
|Primary Care Sports Medicine||Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2007||San Francisco|
Annual Drug Dose Cuts Bone Fractures
A treatment for osteoporosis delivered once a year is as effective as current monthly or weekly osteoporosis regimens to reduce bone fractures, according to a new study led by a UCSF research team.
Cost of Treating Arthritis on Rise, Study Shows
The amount Americans spent on arthritis medications more than doubled from 1998 to 2003, due to an increase in those with the disease as well as increases in the number of medications they take and the cost per prescription, according to a study led by a UCSF researcher.