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Keeping the peace when mom and grandma disagree on feeding the kids

Nutrition education programs for children should incorporate all family members who act as caregivers
By Holly Ober | | Health, Social Science / Education

Getting high on worms

UC Riverside researchers show that in parasitic worm infection both the host and the worm produce cannabis-like molecules
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Three factors could explain physician burnout

UC Riverside doctors share their thoughts on a growing medical crisis
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Psychologist to explore how brain remembers precise information

A person’s general intelligence and ability to understand language are reliant on the brain’s ability to maintain precise information acquired over a short period of time. To understand how these types of natural vision and cognitive functions are achieved in both healthy populations and individuals at high risk for psychosis,...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Striking a balance between immunity and inflammation

Focusing on hookworms, UC Riverside mouse study identifies role infection-fighting cells play in inflamed and damaged tissue
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Study examines how age and ethnicity impact HIV testing

UC Riverside-led study in Southern California finds stigma, risk perceptions, and cost among major factors contributing to adults’ willingness to get HIV tested
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Cancer Patients’ Conversation Topics Reflect Well-Being, Study Finds

Substantive dialogue may help, but emotional exchanges likely don't. Research finds that substantive conversation – conversation about news and ideas – is reflective of greater well-being among breast cancer patients.
By J.D. Warren | | Health

Psychologist receives high honor from NAACP

Carolyn Murray is a professor of psychology at UC Riverside. (I. Pittalwala/UCR) RIVERSIDE, Calif.( www.ucr.edu ) – Carolyn B. Murray , a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the 2018 Dr. William Montague Cobb Award for special achievements in public health at the local...

New funding to significantly boost cancer, ALS research

UC Riverside’s Maurizio Pellecchia receives grants totaling nearly $2.5 million from National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Often-overlooked glial cell is key to learning and memory

UC Riverside biomedical scientists offer simple advice: keep the brain active
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Research finds pain expectation is pain reality for children

Research yields some advice on how to, and how not to, coach children before vaccinations
By J.D. Warren | | Health

Chemical compound produces beneficial inflammation and remyelination that could help treat multiple sclerosis

UC Riverside-led study shows that ‘good inflammation’ promotes axon myelination
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Tobacco shops associated with crime in urban communities of color

UC Riverside-led study, focused on South Los Angeles, also suggests that medical marijuana dispensaries may not be closely linked to neighborhood violence
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | University
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