The bodies of virtually all U.S. pregnant women carry multiple chemicals, including some banned since the 1970s and others used in common products such as non-stick cookware, processed foods and personal care products, according to a new study from UCSF.
January 14, 2011
January 14, 2011
Tracey Woodruff, director of the UCSF Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, offers tips on how to avoid everyday toxins in our environment.
December 15, 2010
A small-scale University of California, San Francisco-led study has identified the first evidence in humans that exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may compromise the quality of a woman’s eggs retrieved for in vitro fertilization (IVF).
November 29, 2010
In a new UCSF study of more than 2 million mammogram screenings performed on nearly 700,000 women in the United States, scientists for the first time show a direct link between reduced hormone therapy and declines in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) as well as invasive breast cancer.
November 23, 2010
University of California scholars will gather at UC Irvine on November 30 to showcase research aimed at improving the health of the world.
November 19, 2010
The highly acclaimed musician and influential philanthropist Neil Young will headline The Concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at the Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco.
November 08, 2010
Faculty and staff may donate much-needed funds to nonprofit programs and agencies that work to save lives and strengthen the community through the UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign.
November 04, 2010
UCSF has captured the excitement of the two-day groundbreaking festivities for UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay in a new video now posted online.
October 29, 2010
UCSF hosted a two-day celebration to commemorate the historic groundbreaking of its new medical center at Mission Bay.
October 27, 2010
More than 200 people turned out on Tuesday to celebrate the groundbreaking for UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, where the celebration continues today with a festival for employees and members of the community.