Content Tagged with: obesity

America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain

New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression.
By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology

Biomedical scientist to study how body’s cannabis-like molecules influence obesity

Research is supported by a five-year grant to UC Riverside from the National Institutes of Health
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Curbing your enthusiasm for overeating

UC Riverside-led mouse study focuses on cannabis-like molecules that augment feeding behavior
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Among body shapes, pears are healthier than apples

Whether we like it or not, everyone accumulates fat. For women, it usually accumulates around the hips, resulting in a pear-shaped look. In men, fat tends to build up around the abdomen, creating an apple shape. As it turns out, it’s healthier to be a pear than an apple. A...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Graduate student received Ford Foundation fellowship

Donovan Argueta , a first-generation college graduate at the University of California, Riverside, has won a Ford Foundation 2018 Dissertation Fellowship. The $25,000 fellowship begins June 1, 2018. As a fellow, Argueta will receive additional support to attend an annual conference of the Ford Foundation fellows this fall. The mission...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Graduate student receives Ford Foundation fellowship

Donovan Argueta , a first-generation college graduate at the University of California, Riverside, has won a Ford Foundation 2018 Dissertation Fellowship. The $25,000 fellowship begins June 1, 2018. As a fellow, Argueta will receive additional support to attend an annual conference of the Ford Foundation fellows this fall. The mission...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology