A study by a scientist funded by UC's Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program found that partial smoking bans in hotels fail to protect guests from carcinogens that may waft through ventilation systems and linger on surfaces for weeks and months.
UC Berkeley research shows lipsticks and lip glosses can contain lead, cadmium, aluminum and other metals, sometimes at a level that can raise health concerns
A finding by UCLA and UCSF researchers could help explain the links between sleep problems and migraines. It also should make it easier to find new drugs to treat migraines.
After a few classes run by an entrepreneur center, a UCSF doctoral student has a new goal: launch a biotech startup with an app that will help diabetics track their health and make lifestyle choices.
A UC Irvine study found that Latinas, African Americans and poor women were most likely to put their recovery at risk by waiting to have surgery or begin chemotherapy.