News Articles with Topic: Health
Nutrition education programs for children should incorporate all family members who act as caregivers
Partnership addresses long-term healthcare needs of Coachella Valley
UC Riverside-led study deciphers key elements for the assembly of a large virus; understanding its formation could contain viruses’ spread
UC Riverside’s Karine Le Roch is principal investigator on two NIH grants
UC Riverside evolutionary biologist says increased cancer risk associated with height is due primarily to an increase in the number of body cells
UC Riverside study uses gene-editing tool to disrupt serotonin receptor linked to egg production in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
The device aims to reduce brain swelling and deliver a neuroprotective drug
Partnership provides opportunities for UCR medical students to train at a Riverside clinic focused on AIDS treatment
UC Riverside-led study will concentrate on alcohol use disorders in Pacific Islander young adults
Novel agents 135H11 and 135H12 move research closer to drug development
UC Riverside-led study offers vivid picture of health consequences of life events and chronic strain among foreign-born Mexicans in farm working communities
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...
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.
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. Lured by the incentives, participants could easily conceal information about themselves to qualify. Or...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Entomologists at the University of California, Riverside have received a five-year grant of $2.44 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, or NIAID, to investigate the role hormones play in the female mosquito’s ability to use human blood for egg production. Vector mosquitoes need...
Research yields some advice on how to, and how not to, coach children before vaccinations
Chemical compound produces beneficial inflammation and remyelination that could help treat multiple sclerosis
UC Riverside-led study shows that ‘good inflammation’ promotes axon myelination
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 how chromatin — the complex of DNA and proteins within the nucleus — is...
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...