News Articles with Topic: Health

Epidemiologist answers questions on COVID-19 ranging from grocery store visits to wearing masks and gloves

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the Center for Healthy Communities in the School of Medicine

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

School of Medicine celebrates Match Day online

Nearly 70 graduates were accepted into residency programs of their choice in 2020

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

New drug target found for COVID-19

Scientists discover critical protein complex that lets virus hide from immune system

By UCR News | | Health

Doctors urged to reconsider controversial acne drug

Acne treatment including the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin should be made more readily available despite reports of its association with depression and teen suicide. That’s the implication of a study just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Isotretinoin has been linked to depression and suicide...

Project aimed at improving Latino population’s access to healthy local foods receives new funding

UC Riverside School of Medicine to lead engagement project in eastern Coachella Valley

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

How a virus forms its symmetric shells

UC Riverside-led study could inform the design of engineered nano-shells used in drug delivery

New coronavirus protein reveals drug target

Drugs previously in development for SARS could be effective for COVID-19

By UCR News | | Health

Early intervention following traumatic brain injury reduces epilepsy risk

UC Riverside-led rat study finds an immune receptor in the hippocampus is responsible for the onset of the disease after brain injuries

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

New research shows how the malaria parasite grows and multiplies

Study co-led by UC Riverside scientist could help develop strategies to combat the disease

By UCR News | | Science / Technology, Health

Epidemiologist answers common questions about coronavirus

Brandon Brown is an associate professor in the School of Medicine at UC Riverside

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Doubling down on cancer-causing genes

NIH grant of $2.2 million could help researchers target two oncogenes, potentially leading to therapies for melanoma, lung cancer, and other tumors

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Governor’s budget proposal allocates $25 million for UCR School of Medicine

Additional ongoing funding would help the medical school expand enrollment

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

Two projects receive NIH grant for breast cancer research

UC Riverside research is supported by a four-year grant worth more than $1.2 million

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Vaping lung injury symptoms have been reported online for at least seven years

UC Riverside research used internet data mining to monitor health effects reported by electronic cigarette users over time

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Drug decreases gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

UC Riverside-led study is the first to show how tofacitinib affects epithelial cells lining the gut

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Space travel can make the gut leaky

UC Riverside-led study tested the effects of microgravity on intestinal epithelial cells

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Scientists crack structure of a novel enzyme linked to cell growth and cancer

UC Riverside-led study could lead to the development of drugs that target liver and other cancers

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Not so quiet, please

UC Riverside mouse study finds early exposure to sounds can address hypersensitivity to noise associated with Fragile X Syndrome

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Crimped or straight? Lung fiber shape influences elasticity

The shape and architecture of collagen and elastin fibers can improve our understanding of lung diseases, including the one associated with vaping

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Health