Grant supports research on extreme risk of alcohol abuse among Pacific Islander young adults
To address the crisis, UC Riverside-led team will design a culturally tailored group-based intervention
Electrons take flight at the nanoscale
Visualizing electron flow motivates new devices inspired by airplane wings
Updated COVID-19 vaccines explained
Vaccine expert David Lo at UC Riverside says there are no contraindications to taking the flu and COVID vaccines together
Study reports discovery of new cell type in thymus
UC Riverside biomedical scientists say the cells are like M cells in the gut and airways
New approach to fighting malaria
UC Riverside-led study zeroes in on special RNA molecules in the human malaria parasite
Could exposure to chemicals in plastics predispose you and your children to cardiovascular disease?
Exposure to environmental chemicals, including those in common plastic products, has been linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, or CVD, the leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019. Changcheng Zhou, a professor of biomedical sciences in...
Study exposes plight of deported noncitizen veterans
UC Riverside-led research shows how deportation acts as a social determinant of health
Protein found to protect females against obesity
UC Riverside mouse study describes mechanisms underlying sex differences for obesity
Study improves understanding of how bacteria benefit plant growth
UC Riverside-led research aims to improve sustainable agricultural practices
Widely consumed vegetable oil leads to an unhealthy gut
UC Riverside-led mouse study reports diets high in soybean oil decrease endocannabinoids in the gut and can lead to colitis
Study advances understanding of anthropogenic effects on climate change
UC Riverside-led study examines climate impacts of anthropogenic aerosols and greenhouse gases using a broad set of climate models
Chemists develop new method to create chiral structures
UC Riverside-led study could have applications in sensing and anti-counterfeit technology
Using emoji to measure health
Emoji can replace many traditional quantitative measures, UC Riverside researcher argues
Salton Sea environment detrimental to respiratory health of local children
UC Riverside-led study focuses on caregivers’ take on how the sea affects their children’s health
Virtual village can empower vulnerable groups of people
UC Riverside-led study focused on older people living with HIV during the pandemic
School of Medicine ranked No. 5 for diversity
Recognition validates many signature diversity efforts of the medical school
Older adults are more easily distracted
While engaged in a physical task requiring effort, such as driving a car or carrying grocery bags, older adults are more likely than younger adults to be distracted by items irrelevant to the task at hand, a University of California, Riverside, study reports. The study assessed the interaction between physical...
Boozing while breastfeeding impacts health of newborns
Studies have shown that consuming alcohol during pregnancy can alter the brain and behavioral development of gestating offspring. Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises against maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and state that there is no known safe level of consumption. What are the consequences, however, of...
Researchers warn of tick-borne disease babesiosis
UC Riverside and Yale University team sequences and mines genome of the pathogen Babesia duncani
UC Riverside-led study sheds light on how IBD can develop
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, describes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, two chronic diseases that cause inflammation in the intestines. IBD, which affects about 3 million adults in the United States, is an autoimmune disorder — a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissues. Its symptoms include...