Claims by the tobacco industry that heated tobacco products (HTPs) are safer than conventional cigarettes are not supported by the industry’s own data and are likely to be misunderstood by consumers.
In new studies conducted at UCSF, a novel oxygen-delivery therapeutic restored the function of oxygen-starved heart tissue in an animal model of global hypoxia.
Researchers at UCSF find wearable cardioverter defibrillators lower mortality among those who wear it as prescribed.
One in seven older veterans with hypertension is discharged with increased blood pressure medications, despite half of those having well-controlled blood pressure prior to their hospital stay.
As the low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic, or “keto,” diet becomes more popular, scientists at UCSF are among those working to study its potential health benefits and risks.
Use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of a heart attack, according to a new analysis of a survey of nearly 70,000 people, led by researchers at UCSF.
UCSF ranked sixth on the national Best Hospitals Honor Roll and received special recognition for exceptional performance in 15 medical specialties, including top-10 status in a dozen.
A new study by researchers at UCSF found that cigarette users do not benefit from the added use of e-cigarettes, with no reduction in cigarettes smoked or health risks.