News Articles with Topic: Health
Research could help reduce females’ susceptibility to several diseases, such as Fragile X and Rett syndromes
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. This debilitating condition periodically shutters communication between the brain and other parts of the body, resulting in symptoms that range from numbness and tingling in the arms and legs to blindness and paralysis. While treatments are...
Scientists unlock new molecular secrets to unravel the mystery
UC Riverside-led research could help develop novel therapeutic strategies to combat malaria
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...