Partnership between UCR and City of Hope aims to increase diversity in cancer research
$13.7M grant from National Cancer Institute will support several projects on breast and pancreatic cancers
Communities of color experienced fear and mistrust of institutions during COVID-19 pandemic
UC Riverside-led study calls for culturally sensitive health interventions to address trauma
Grant supports research on extreme risk of alcohol abuse among Pacific Islander young adults
To address the crisis, UC Riverside-led team will design a culturally tailored group-based intervention
Updated COVID-19 vaccines explained
Vaccine expert David Lo at UC Riverside says there are no contraindications to taking the flu and COVID vaccines together
Study reports discovery of new cell type in thymus
UC Riverside biomedical scientists say the cells are like M cells in the gut and airways
New approach to fighting malaria
UC Riverside-led study zeroes in on special RNA molecules in the human malaria parasite
Could exposure to chemicals in plastics predispose you and your children to cardiovascular disease?
Exposure to environmental chemicals, including those in common plastic products, has been linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, or CVD, the leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019. Changcheng Zhou, a professor of biomedical sciences in...
Study exposes plight of deported noncitizen veterans
UC Riverside-led research shows how deportation acts as a social determinant of health
Protein found to protect females against obesity
UC Riverside mouse study describes mechanisms underlying sex differences for obesity
Using emoji to measure health
Emoji can replace many traditional quantitative measures, UC Riverside researcher argues
Salton Sea environment detrimental to respiratory health of local children
UC Riverside-led study focuses on caregivers’ take on how the sea affects their children’s health
Virtual village can empower vulnerable groups of people
UC Riverside-led study focused on older people living with HIV during the pandemic
Boozing while breastfeeding impacts health of newborns
Studies have shown that consuming alcohol during pregnancy can alter the brain and behavioral development of gestating offspring. Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises against maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and state that there is no known safe level of consumption. What are the consequences, however, of...
Researchers warn of tick-borne disease babesiosis
UC Riverside and Yale University team sequences and mines genome of the pathogen Babesia duncani
UC Riverside-led study sheds light on how IBD can develop
Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, describes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, two chronic diseases that cause inflammation in the intestines. IBD, which affects about 3 million adults in the United States, is an autoimmune disorder — a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissues. Its symptoms include...
How an autism gene contributes to infertility
UC Riverside mouse study shows how gene mutation leads to ovaries failing prematurely
One of every six autistic children are expelled from daycare
University of California, Riverside, study found that 16% of autistic children of surveyed parents were expelled from daycares resulting in more problems for them in elementary school.
COVID-19 lockdowns reduced disease spread but with costs
The lockdowns at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic reduced the spread of infection by an estimated 56%, a recent study has found. If all governors did not issue any lockdowns until April 23, 2020, the number of cases would have been five times higher by April 30, 2020, the study...
Confronting anti-vaccine activism with life-saving narratives
Health officials, public policymakers and community leaders should team up to disseminate accurate narratives about the life-saving benefits of vaccines.