Health impact of chemicals in plastics is handed down two generations
UC Riverside mouse study finds paternal exposure to phthalates increases risk of metabolic diseases in progeny
Mired in silence
Health of Southern California’s farmworkers needs to be a priority, says UC Riverside study
Salton Sea dust triggers lung inflammation
UC Riverside study has health implications for people living around California’s largest lake
Study examines ‘black boxing’ in breast cancer survivorship care
UC Riverside researcher argues important post-treatment information is concealed
New report highlights key findings on the health, mental health, and social service needs of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California
Data from the California Health Interview Survey and the American Community Survey highlight diversity and needs of California’s fastest growing population groups.
UCR begins construction of new Student Health and Counseling Center
UC Riverside will begin construction this week on a Student Health and Counseling Center that will bring together health and wellness services at an accessible, modern facility. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Friday, Feb. 18 for the planned two-story building located on the western portion of Parking Lot 21...
New center to address health disparities in inland Southern California
Five-year, $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help launch Center for Health Disparities Research at UC Riverside
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
Getting high on worms
UC Riverside researchers show that in parasitic worm infection both the host and the worm produce cannabis-like molecules
Three factors could explain physician burnout
UC Riverside doctors share their thoughts on a growing medical crisis
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...
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
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
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.
Psychologist receives high honor from NAACP
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 level, presented annually by the National Health Committee of the National Association for the Advancement...
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
Often-overlooked glial cell is key to learning and memory
UC Riverside biomedical scientists offer simple advice: keep the brain active
Research finds pain expectation is pain reality for children
Research yields some advice on how to, and how not to, coach children before vaccinations
Chemical compound produces beneficial inflammation and remyelination that could help treat multiple sclerosis
UC Riverside-led study shows that ‘good inflammation’ promotes axon myelination
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