News Articles with Topic: Health

Researchers identify new approach for controlling dengue fever and Zika virus

UC Riverside study uses gene-editing tool to disrupt serotonin receptor linked to egg production in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

By Iqbal Pittalwala | October 17, 2018 | Science / Technology, Health

Federal grant will help develop new stroke treatment

The device aims to reduce brain swelling and deliver a neuroprotective drug

By Holly Ober | October 9, 2018 | 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 | October 4, 2018 | 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 | September 28, 2018 | 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 | September 26, 2018 | 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 | September 25, 2018 | 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 | September 20, 2018 | 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’…

By Iqbal Pittalwala | September 12, 2018 | Health

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.

By J.D. Warren | July 19, 2018 | Health

UCR researcher addresses incentive disparities in HIV research

To encourage subjects to participate in clinical and behavioral HIV studies, researchers often offer incentives such as cash or gift cards. But such remuneration could distort the sampling and end up inadvertently hurting the research findings.…

By Iqbal Pittalwala | July 17, 2018 | Health

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 | May 31, 2018 | 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 | May 29, 2018 | Health

Research offers new insights into malaria parasite

A team of researchers led by a University of California, Riverside, scientist has found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria transmission, are linked to epigenetic features and…

By Iqbal Pittalwala | May 18, 2018 | 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

By Brittney Carolina | May 2, 2018 | 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…

By Iqbal Pittalwala | April 13, 2018 | Health

School of Medicine celebrates its second Match Day

49 UC Riverside medical students were matched for a residency program, with the majority staying in California

By Iqbal Pittalwala | March 16, 2018 | Health

Public invited to learn about concussions, traumatic brain injuries

Sponsored by the UC Riverside School of Medicine, free event takes place at the Riverside Convention Center on March 24

By Iqbal Pittalwala | March 14, 2018 | Health

Women and men should receive similar treatment decisions for heart disease, study argues

International research team includes two UC Riverside cardiologists

By Iqbal Pittalwala | March 8, 2018 | Health

Researchers use a molecular trojan horse to deliver chemotherapeutic drug to cancer cells

A UCR research team has discovered a way for chemotherapy drug paclitaxel to target migrating cancer cells

By Iqbal Pittalwala | February 23, 2018 | Health