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A match made in neural heaven: How a neuron grows an axon

Scientists unlock new molecular secrets to unravel the mystery
By Stacy Kish | | Health, Science / Technology

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

UCR School of Medicine and Eisenhower Health establish training affiliation

Partnership addresses long-term healthcare needs of Coachella Valley
By UCR News | | Health

Federal grant will help develop new stroke treatment

The device aims to reduce brain swelling and deliver a neuroprotective drug
By Holly Ober | | Health

Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection

UC Riverside-led study finds persons with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test HIV positive
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

School of Medicine signs agreement with AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Partnership provides opportunities for UCR medical students to train at a Riverside clinic focused on AIDS treatment
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

NIH grant supports new exploratory research aimed at studying Pacific Islander behavioral health

UC Riverside-led study will concentrate on alcohol use disorders in Pacific Islander young adults
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

UC Riverside researchers find potent chemical agents that can thwart cancer metastasis

Novel agents 135H11 and 135H12 move research closer to drug development
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study documents poor mental and physical health in rural borderland community members

UC Riverside-led study offers vivid picture of health consequences of life events and chronic strain among foreign-born Mexicans in farm working communities
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 research team at the University of California, Riverside, has found that...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

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

National Magazine Honors Program focused on diversifying STEM fields

UC Riverside Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program receives 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine
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

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

Grants support UCR Guardian Scholars and FastStart Summer Academy

FastStart provides a transition platform from high school to university-level study, using an intensive, five-week summer academ RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( www.ucr.edu ) – The California Wellness Foundation has awarded two grants to the University of California, Riverside totaling $450,000, both of which promise to increase access to higher education and...
By Brittney Carolina | | Health

For racial minority adolescents, cigarette and alcohol use tied to suicide

Examining more than 20 years of national data for U.S. adolescents, a research team led by Andrew Subica at the University of California, Riverside reports that adolescents have high prevalence of alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use, and concerning rates of suicide-related thoughts and behaviors. The data show that among U.S. adolescents in ninth...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

UCR explores collaboration with Chinese leaders

This spring, a University of California, Riverside delegation traveled 6,698 miles west to Guangzhou, Guangdong, and Anhui Province in eastern China to strengthen UCR’s relationships with the region’s top educators, researchers, and government officials. Across the Pacific Ocean, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and Kelechi Kalu, vice provost of...
By Brittney Carolina | | Business
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