Banning smoking in the workplace and increasing taxes on cigarettes have discouraged teens and young adults from taking up smoking, according to a study by researchers at UCSF and UC Merced.
Genetic vulnerabilities associated with childhood cancers may make children undergoing radiation therapy more susceptible than adults to secondary cancers, according to novel insights from researchers at UCSF.
Voriconazole, a prescription drug commonly used to treat fungal infections in lung transplant recipients, significantly increases the risk for skin cancer and even death, according to a new study by UCSF researchers.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco has opened the third Pitt Hopkins Syndrome clinic in the world, giving patients with this rare genetic condition access to an interdisciplinary team of specialists, and establishing a new platform-for advancing research on the disease.
Marylin J. Dodd, emeritus professor in the Department of Physiological Nursing, has been designated a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing — the Academy’s highest honor.
The incidence of bicycle accidents has increased significantly in the U.S. in recent years, with many serious injuries occurring among riders older than 45, according to a new study led by UCSF.
A new study led by a UCSF sleep researcher supports what parents have been saying for centuries: to avoid getting sick, be sure to get enough sleep.
Multiple System Atrophy, a neurodegenerative disorder with similarities to Parkinson’s disease, is caused by a newly discovered type of prion, according to two new research papers led by scientists at UCSF.
A UCSF-led team has developed a technique to build tiny models of human tissues, called organoids, more precisely than ever before using a process that turns human cells into a biological equivalent of LEGO bricks.
UCSF was recently awarded federal funds to launch a Nutrition and Obesity Research Center – one of only 12 such centers nationwide – to support and facilitate studies on obesity, nutrition, and metabolism at UCSF and across northern California.