What guides our attention to faces in videos changes with age

UC Riverside study has implications for children’s television and autism spectrum disorder

Monkeypox explained

UC Riverside experts discuss disease symptoms, vaccines, and anxiety management

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Coolants in Puff electronic cigarettes present health hazard

UC Riverside-led study highlights need for regulation to protect public health

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study examines ‘black boxing’ in breast cancer survivorship care

UC Riverside researcher argues important post-treatment information is concealed

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes does not reverse respiratory epithelium damage

UC Riverside study reports e-cigarette prolonged use may contribute to airway epithelium damage and lead to respiratory diseases

NSF-funded project aims to enhance STEM graduate training in sustainable transportation

New UC Riverside program will train doctoral students on translating science into public policy

New pathway facilitates community college students joining UC Riverside medical school

The School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, has received a grant of $1.87 million to establish the Inland Empire Regional Hub for Healthcare Opportunity, or IE RHHO, which will create a pre-med pathway for local community college students. The four-year grant funding is provided by the California...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Who benefits from brain training and why?

If you are skilled at playing puzzles on your smartphone or tablet, what does it say about how fast you learn new puzzles, or, more broadly, how well you can focus, say, in school or at work? Or, in the language of psychologists, does “near transfer” predict “far transfer”? A...

Human skin can be damaged by exposure to thirdhand smoke and electronic cigarette spills

A relatively short exposure is sufficient to cause the damage, UC Riverside study finds

Riverside clinic to address healthcare needs of the homeless

UniHealth Foundation grant to UC Riverside aims to increase the health and well-being of the unhoused population in Riverside County

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Marginalized communities of color face high COVID-19 risk

UC Riverside study focused on farm-working communities in California’s Eastern Coachella Valley

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Is there still a benefit to masking?

UC Riverside epidemiologist weighs in on how protective your mask is when nobody around you is masked

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

How genome organization influences cell fate

UC Riverside-led study identifies how blood stem cells maintain their fate

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

UCR biomedical scientist joins international SARS-CoV-2 group assembled by NIAID

SAVE focuses on mutations in SARS-CoV-2 and emerging virus variants

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Should you get a second booster shot for COVID-19?

UC Riverside’s Dr. David Lo, a vaccine expert, shares his thoughts

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Malaria parasite’s survival linked to two proteins

UC Riverside-led research could lead to novel antimalarial therapeutic strategies

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

How a virus packages its genetic material

Simulations by UC Riverside-led team could help design nanocontainers used in drug delivery

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

A potential antiviral for SARS and SARS-like coronaviruses

UC Riverside-led study shows how an effective therapy against SARS-CoV-2 could be developed

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Surprisingly high fraction of dead galaxies found in ancient galactic city

Why cluster’s galaxies are unlike those in all the other known protoclusters is a mystery, says UC Riverside-led team

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Using physics to explain the transmission effects of different SARS-CoV-2 mutations

UC Riverside-led team develops new computational method that applies techniques from statistical physics mathematical models in epidemiology

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health